Automotive Glass Installers & Repairers

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Automotive Glass Installer (Auto Glass Installer), Automotive Glass Technician (Auto Glass Technician), Glass Installer Technician, Glass Technician

What they do:
Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.
On the job, you would:
  • Prime all scratches on pinchwelds with primer and allow to dry.
  • Remove all dirt, foreign matter, and loose glass from damaged areas, apply primer along windshield or window edges, and allow primer to dry.
  • Allow all glass parts installed with urethane ample time to cure, taking temperature and humidity into account.



  • customer service
  • management

Engineering and Technology

  • mechanical

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


Basic Skills

  • talking to others

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


Hand and Finger Use

  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Initiative


You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software

  • Workday software Hot Technology

Operating system software

  • Microsoft Windows Hot Technology

Data base user interface and query software

  • Recordkeeping software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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