Skilled Tradesman – Apprentice

  • St. Germain’s Glass
  • Duluth, MN

Website St. Germain's Glass

What makes St. Germain’s Glass Company unique? Established in 1891, St. Germain’s Glass is a leader in the glass, glazing, and distribution industry for the upper Midwest, with deep roots established in Duluth. Our markets include wholesale distribution and fabrication of glass and architectural aluminum products, glass service and contract glazing. 

As a privately held ESOP company, St. Germain’s offers incredible benefits and a unique employee-owned culture focused on living our core values every day: We Show Up. We Bring It. We Do It Right. We invite you to consider investing your strengths here.

 

What We Offer:

  • Health, Dental, Life and Vision Insurance
  • Flex Benefits – including Medical Expense and Dependent Care
  • Weekly pay through a collective bargaining agreement
  • Pension plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Career development and advancement opportunities

 

Job Purpose: A glazier is an individual responsible for going to a customer’s site for repair and installation of glass, metal storefront, curtain wall, or other glass and aluminum products.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Installs pre-assembled framework for windows or doors designed to be fitted with glass panels, including stained glass windows, using hand tools.
  • Attaches backing and leveling devices to wall surface, using nails and screws, and cuts mounting strips and moldings to required lengths.
  • Sets glass doors into frame and bolts metal hinges, handles, locks, and other hardware onto glass doors.
  • Assembles, fits, and attaches metal-framed glass enclosures for showers or bathtubs to framing around bath enclosure.
  • Measures mirror and dimensions of area to be covered and determines plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb-line and level.
  • A glazier cuts, replaces, smooths and selects glass for commercial to industrial.
  • The glazier mounts the glass using suction cups and secures the glass with putty, rubber gaskets or metal clips.
  • Commercial building, windows are installed by inserting the glass carefully in position.
  • Depending on the height of the building, this glass is installed either by hand or by crane

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vocational school for academic training, assistants to experienced and skilled glaziers, apprenticeship, certified or journey-man workers.
  • Able to read and use a tape measure.

To apply for this job email your details to qchristian@bringlass.com