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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.
Brantford, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Port Colborne, Stoney Creek, Thorold, Welland, Dundas, Dunnville, Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Simcoe, Bay Beach, Beamsville, Carlisle, Crescent Beach, Crescent Park, Crystal Beach, Delhi, Flamboro, Fort Erie Beach, Fort Erie North, Mississauga Beach, Mulgrave, Oakhill Forest, Old Fort Erie, Point Abino, Port Dover, Ridgeway, Ridgewood, Rose Hill Estates, Shand's Corner, Thunder Bay, Waterford, Wavecrest, Waverly Beach, Woodhouse Acres
Outlook & Prospects for Glaziers in Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- Thorold Foodland supermarket re-opened after a $2.5M expansion and renovation project. The number of staff at the supermarket increased from 65 to 85 and is expected to reach at least 100.
- Transcom call centre in St. Catharines will close by the end of February 2014, affecting 260 employees
- Construction started in Dunnville, Haldimand County, on the $1B Grand Renewable Energy Park project, which will create 1,200 full-time jobs during construction
- Call centre operator Sitel plans to add 125 jobs to its St. Catharines location
- A $2M construction project is underway at the Ironwood Plaza in Pelham, near Welland
- Niagara College will build an addition to its Rankin Technology Centre to house the Industry Innovation Centre to provide research and development assistance to small and medium sized manufacturers
- A new Toys ¿R¿ Us and Babies ¿R¿ Us store opened in Brant and has hired 55 employees from the Brantford area
- A&W plans to hire over 40 part-time and full-time positions at its new restaurant currently under construction on the Seaway Mall property in Welland
- Groundbreaking will take place on the new $83M Niagara Regional Police headquarters. The project is expected to be completed by fall 2015.
- McMaster University has received $24.2M in funding for the McMaster Automotive Research Centre
- U.S. Steel will permanently close the idle iron and steel-making operations located in Hamilton by the end of the year, affecting 47 non-union employees
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