Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers:

Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $31,000.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 326
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Professionalism
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Cut glass or crystal to specifications
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Paint surfaces such as walls
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Shape glass materials
Adjust vehicle components according to specifications
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured automotive or vehicle related products by hand
Reassemble equipment after repair

Getting Information

Review installation, maintenance, or repair codes and specifications
Interpret installation, maintenance, or repair information from schematics or technical drawings
Review installation, maintenance, or repair work orders
Read vehicle related operating, service, or repair manuals
Obtain customer signature and approval on work orders and jobs

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Remove parts or components from vehicles
Install glass such as windshields in motor vehicles
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components


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