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Job Details

Glass Installer-Glazier

Employer

Wescom Glass & Aluminum Ltde.

Date Posted

May 04, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 18, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Wescom Glass & Aluminum Ltde.

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Major Work Area

  • Shop fabrication
  • Repair
  • Installation

Frame Fabrication and Installation

  • Spandrel panel installations
  • Entranceways
  • Curtain wall (prefabricated material)
  • Curtain wall (stock length material)
  • Aluminum framing members

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 1st Period Apprentice
  • 2nd Period Apprentice
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Glazier Red Seal Certificate
  • Glazier Trade Certification
  • Working at heights training

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Work from man-lift mobile equipment, cranes and other lifting equipment

Work Setting

  • Retail service and repair firm
  • Residential
  • Institutional
  • Industrial
  • Commercial

Specific Skills

  • Transport cases of glass
  • Repair glass doors and other glass structures
  • Position and secure panes in frame
  • Measure, mark and cut glass
  • Install door, window and other hardware
  • Determine type of glass, frames and material required
  • Assemble and install prefabricated glass, mirrors or glass products
  • Assemble, erect and dismantle scaffolding, rigging and hoisting equipment

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Installation Specialization

  • Skylights and slope glazed installations
  • Shower doors and tub enclosures
  • Glass baffles, smoke and sprinkler baffles
  • Curtain walls
  • Aluminum storefronts, barrel vaults, solariums, commercial window systems
  • Walls and other interior areas (i.e. partitions)

Type of Glass / Materials

  • Sealed units
  • Mirrors
  • Float glass

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

May 18, 2022

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Glass Installer-Glazier is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Glaziers
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to install pre-cut mirrors and opaque and transparent glass in furniture and other products

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to measure, mark and cut glass using manual and computerized glass cutters and to replace glass in furniture and other products; and to install, fit, fabricate and attach architectural metals and related substitute products in commercial and residential buildings

INNOVATIVE

Interest in speaking with customers when preparing estimates; in preparing and installing skylights, showcases and aquariums and stained and other special glass in churches, museums, sports and other establishments; and in tinting glass and creating patterns on glass by etching, sandblasting and painting designs

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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