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Portland Glass Glass Installer, Glazier in Ellsworth, Maine

Do you enjoy a hands-on role? Join a team of professionals who are known in the glass industry as highly skilled and trusted craftsmen. This is an opportunity to learn a marketable and in-demand trade with Portland Glass, a leader in the industry for over 71 years.

Employees appreciate the competitive pay, team camaraderie, and opportunity to advance. The company rarely promotes from the outside and loves to promote people internally.

Portland Glass is looking for a motivated individual to train to become a Glazier /Glass Installer .

This is a client-facing role servicing mostly private residence and occasionally commercial. A willingness to interact with people is a must.

What we are proud to offer you:

+ + Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays

  • Full benefits package – Including medical, dental, vision, and gap insurance, short and long term disability

  • Competitive weekly compensation based on experience plus bonus potential

  • Referral bonus

  • Financial incentives – Milestone anniversary/tenure programs, and incentives for safety and clocking in/out correctly

  • Discounts – Enjoy dress code, footwear, and entertainment discounts

  • Top notch culture – Team spirit and camaraderie with management that genuinely cares about employees is the Portland Glass way.

  • Training program – Portland Glass will pay for OSHA certification, lift and fall hazard training, as well as extensive on the job training by employees who have been trained to teach others.

  • Advancement – From here, you could move into a lead, manager, or fabrication position. The Portland Glass President has successfully promoted through the organization.

  • Open door policy grants employees access to everyone

  • Stable company – Portland Glass has been a leader in the industry for 71 years.

  • Portland Glass reputation – Clients expect the quality that comes with the Portland Glass name.

Portland Glass has been doing business in the New England Market for more than 71 years. PG is headquartered in Portland Maine, has 34 shops, 2 fabrication facilities and a contact center.

Portland Glass is looking for an employee that is willing to learn the glass trade and grow into an experienced, responsible and skillful glazier.

Areas of Accountability

Glazing

  • Assists with the installation of residential and commercial projects to meet installation specifications and project timelines.

  • Willing to learn and demonstrate a high degree of skill in commercial and/or residential glazing projects

  • Prepared to learn the overall glass trade and build a career with experienced glaziers

Work Habits

  • Completes jobs within the scheduled times as directed by site foreman

  • Demonstrates flexibility with regard to job requests and work schedule

  • Must be willing to work on the road with a mentor/educator

  • Exhibits enthusiasm and a commitment to teamwork

Safety

  • Follows company safety policies and procedures, including wearing required personal protection equipment

  • Demonstrates safe driving practices

  • Ensures work is performed in accordance with state and federal safety regulations

Professionalism

  • Maintains enthusiasm and friendly nature while interacting with customers, vendors and coworkers

  • Maintains a clean work space

  • Exhibits a professional image in the areas of personal cleanliness, grooming and company dress standards

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience:

  • Experience is preferred, but not necessary

  • Evidence of ability to work well with others

  • Safety certifications are preferred, but not necessary at time of hire (lift certification, OSHA 10, Fall protection).

Personal characteristics:

  • Must possess a strong work ethic, interpersonal skills and organizational skills

  • Must be honest and trustworthy with a commitment to satisfy all customer needs

  • Must have an open mind and willing to learn from experienced team members

  • Must be a team player

Working Conditions / Physical Demands:

  • Freedom of movement on a regular basis, operating office machines, equipment, and handling light materials and supplies in a typical office environment and shop setting.

  • May spend extended periods operating desktop computer, requiring hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity; and communicating face-to-face, on the telephone and in writings.

  • Physical activity requires walking, climbing, bending, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting and stooping.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Must have a clean background and driving record.

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