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Glaziers cut, fit, install and replace glass in residential, commercial and industrial buildings, on exterior walls of buildings and other structures and in furniture and other products. They are employed by construction glass installation contractors, retail service and repair shops and glass fabrication shops, or they may be self-employed.
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- Read and interpret blueprints and specifications to determine type and thickness of glass, frame, installation procedure and materials required
- Measure and mark glass and cut glass using glass cutters or computerized cutter
- Tint glass and create patterns on glass by etching, sandblasting or painting designs
- Assemble, erect and dismantle scaffolds, rigging and hoisting equipment
- Position glass panes into frames and secure glass using clips, points or mouldings
- Assemble and install prefabricated glass, mirrors or glass products on walls, ceilings or exteriors of building
- Fabricate metal frames for glass installation
- Install, fit, fabricate and attach architectural metals or related substitute products in commercial and residential buildings
- Install pre-cut mirrors and opaque and transparent glass panels in frames to form exterior walls of buildings
- Replace glass in furniture and other products
- Prepare and install skylights, showcases and aquariums and stained or other special glass in churches, museums, sports and other establishments
- Repair and service residential windows, commercial aluminum doors and other glass supporting structures, and replace damaged glass or faulty sealant
- May prepare cost estimates for customers or clients.
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Outlook & Prospects for Glaziers in Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014
- The Ontario Government is supporting NutraBlend Foods, a producer of protein supplements, to build a new plant in Brantford, creating 53 jobs
- The new Wacky Wings sports bar, restaurant and entertainment centre will open on March 3 in Brantford
- A new Bed Bath & Beyond store opened on Henry Street in Brant
- The $200M Outlet Collection mall in Niagara-on-the-Lake featuring 100 retail stores is scheduled to open on May 15, 2014 and will create about 1,500 full-time and part-time jobs in the mall's food and store operations
- ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc. in Hamilton will undertake $87M in upgrades to two of its coke plants over the next five years. The steelmaking company also expects to replace more than 1,000 retired workers over the same period.
- Western Waffles Corp. temporarily laid off 50 to 60 workers at its Brantford bakery product manufacturing plant
- Airbus Helicopters Canada will be adding a new production line at its Fort Erie production facility, creating about 40 new high-skill manufacturing jobs. The company will be making engine cowlings for the EC225 aircraft which is sold worldwide.
- The Ontario government is supporting investments and expansions at two manufacturing companies in the Niagara area: Indexable Cutting Tools of Canada Ltd. in Welland and Niagara Piston Inc. in Beamsville will create 10 and 15 new jobs respectively
- U.S. Steel Canada announced plans to lay off 175 non-unionized workers at its Hamilton and Lake Erie locations. The impacted employees will include managers, shift supervisors and other administrative staff.
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