• Glazier

    Requisition # 2018-8790
    Date Posted 1 week ago(5/16/2018 4:13 PM)
    Carpenter Shop
    Building Trades and Technicians
    Full-Time / Part-Time
  • Overview

    The journey level glazier shall have an extensive working knowledge of every aspect of the glazier trade.  This includes the ability to make minor and major repairs; modifications; glass installations in windows, doors, and skylights; and on surfaces such as building/store fronts, interior walls, cabinets and tabletops.


    • Observes University safety regulations at all times by wearing appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment) and performing tasks in the safest manner possible whether alone or in a group setting.
    • Ensures proper care and safe use of University vehicles, tools and equipment. 
    • Marks outline or pattern on glass and cuts accurately.
    • Cleanly breaks off excess glass by gloved hand or with notched tool.
    • Fastens glass panes to wooden sash with glazier’s points, spreads and smooths putty professionally around edge of panes with knife to seal joints.
    • Installs mirrors or structural glass on building fronts, walls, ceilings and tables.
    • Fastens metal hinges, handles, locks and other hardware to prefabricated glass doors and windows.
    • Sets glass doors into frames and fits hinges.
    • Installs metal window and doorframes into which glass panels are to be fitted.
    • Presses plastic adhesive film to glass or sprays glass with tinting solution to prevent light glare.
    • Screens:  Fabricates, repairs and installs both metal and wood framed screens
    • Leaded Glass:  Fabricates, repairs and installs leaded stained glass panels.
    • Has working knowledge of applicable building codes.
    • Has basic computer literacy and the ability to work with computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) to receive work orders and provide documentation. 
    • Performs all other duties as assigned, including overtime and emergency call-in work.  Commits to working overtime during the week or on weekends to complete time sensitive work.
    • Commits to being an “essential” employee who is required to come to work for any emergency, weather related or otherwise, whenever needed. 


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

    • Seasoned professional (five years beyond apprenticeship or equivalent) who is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to the University community.
    • Possesses a friendly, positive attitude with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
    • Has the skills to handle any carpentry related issues in order to complete a given project.This extends from the planning stages to testing and checkout inspection.
    • Can quickly interpret blueprints/layouts and develop material lists.
    • Is able to fabricate and repair wooden window sash and related components.Can perform precise, intricate joining and decoration of items made of wood and other materials. 
    • Handle investigations of difficult work problems, is able to evaluate alternative solutions and make sound recommendations to supervisory team.
    • Is a self-starter who can identify and take on difficult tasks quickly and efficiently.
    • Possesses a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
    • Is able to meet the physical demands of the job as set forth below.


    Physical Demands:

    The following are the physical capabilities needed to perform the essential duties of the position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.

    • Stand or walk up to two hours at one time throughout a six to eight workday.
    • Sit for less than two hours during an eight hour workday.
    • Operate a motor vehicle or heavy equipment (such as a fork lift or high reach) occasionally (less the 33% of the work day).
    • Lift up to 50 pounds in a full range of motions from floor to overhead and lift up to 100 pounds to waist height.
    • Use hands for simple grasping, pushing or pulling frequently (34 to 66% of the workday).
    • Bend, squat, kneel, lie down, crawl, knee stand, dig, use hammer drills, push or pull with forces up to 100 pounds occasionally (up to 33% of the workday).
    • Work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions.
    • Possess ability to work at heights, with physical agility and a full range of motion, and ability to maintain balance.


    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    MTR, 030

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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