Windscreen fitters repair and replace windscreens and side and rear glass in motor vehicles.
Duties & Tasks
Windscreen fitters may perform the following tasks:repair laminated windscreens
remove moulds and trims from around damaged glass
remove damaged windscreens and side and rear glass, and replace these according to the vehicle manufacturer's specifications
install glass that has either been pre-cut and shaped or cut with a template using flat laminated glass
repair or replace damaged glass frames, moulds, window winding mechanisms and door handles.
The work may be carried out in a workshop or in a mobile service unit. Some companies specialise in sunroof conversions and car window insulation (tinting).
enjoy practical and manual activities
good customer relations skills
no allergies to chemicals, kerosene or sealants
interested in motor vehicles
good at mechanical activities.