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Journeyman/Woman Glazier

Employer

Alberta Glass Company Inc.

Date Posted

June 10, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $34.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 32 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 21, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Alberta Glass Company Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

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

Work setting

  • On-site customer service
  • Repair
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Institutional
  • Retail service and repair firm
  • Installation

Tasks

  • Determine type of glass, frames and material required
  • Position and secure panes in frame
  • Assemble and install prefabricated glass, mirrors or glass products
  • Install door, window and other hardware
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Repair glass doors and other glass structures
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Work from man-lift mobile equipment, cranes and other lifting equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Working at heights training
  • Glazier Red Seal Certificate
  • Glazier Trade Certification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Type of glass/materials

  • Acrylic plexiglass
  • Float glass
  • Mirrors
  • Sealed units

Frame fabrication and installation

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

Glass cutting equipment and techniques

  • Cut glass plate manually (straight cuts)
  • Cut glass plate free-hand (curved cuts)
  • Laminate glass

Installation specialization

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

Equipment

  • Carbide and diamond bits
  • Brass tube bits

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

5 years or more

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

Learning/training paid by employer


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Journeyman/Woman 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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