Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

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Indiana Average Salary $42,250.00
Average Time to Fill 39 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 949
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 12.05 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Install glass in windows, skylights, or other structural surfaces
Trim excess material from installations
Assemble temporary equipment or structures
Erect scaffold on work site
Install interior wood fixtures such as doors, floors, window frames, trim, or stairs
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Review construction specifications
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Protect structures or surfaces near work areas to avoid damage
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work
Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work
Clean work sites

Handling and Moving Objects

Cut glass or crystal to specifications
Cut metal or plastic material
Cut wood components for installation
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply adhesives to construction materials
Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces
Dismantle equipment or temporary structures
Shape glass materials
Install building fixtures
Sand metal or plastic objects
Don/Doff installation, maintenance, or repair related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Weld metal structures

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

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