Auto Glass Technician Job Descriptions

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Auto Glass Technician Job Description

Auto glass technicians are specialized auto workers who work exclusively on automotive glass in manufacturing facilities and repair shops. There are three major types of jobs that the average auto glass technician may be asked to complete. First, these employees work on auto glass installation jobs. They install windshields and windows on new cars or cars that have had to completely remove their previous glass installations. An auto glass technician will also do repair work. They will find and repair cracked and broken windshields and car windows. Finally, these workers spend some of their time on glass weatherproofing tasks. They prepare the glass to stand up to any weather condition, no matter how harsh.

Auto Glass Technician Job Description Template

Our garage is looking to add a highly-skilled auto glass technician to its growing team. In this role, you will specialize in helping our clients with their windshields and windows. A major part of the job is to help our customers repair the cracks and broken parts of their auto glass. You will need to work directly with the customer to identify the problem and to provide them with an estimate. This means strong customer service skills are a must.

We will also rely on you to install new windshields and windows when they are necessary. Weatherproofing is another task that you will be asked to complete. It will be your job to use best practices in order to prepare our clients’ windows and windshields for the harshest weather conditions, such as snow and freezing temperatures.

To do well as an auto glass technician at our shop, you will need to be an expert in auto glass and capable of handling all sorts of different repairs with minimal oversight. If you think that you would do well in this role, then reach out to us to get started with the application process.

Auto Glass Technician Responsibilities:

  • Repair damaged windows and windshields
  • Install new windows and windshields
  • Weatherproof windows and windshields to prepare them to stand up to harsh weather
  • Provide estimates to customers
  • Use a variety of tools to complete repairs as efficiently as possible
  • Provide excellent customer service and demonstrate professionalism at all times

Auto Glass Technician Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar role is strongly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of modern auto glass
  • Ability to work well in a team setting
  • Excellent customer service skills

Auto Glass Technician FAQ

What tasks does an auto glass technician complete?

An auto glass technician focuses exclusively on the repair, maintenance, and installation of windows and windshields. It’s their job to identify problems that threaten the structural integrity of this type of glass and then repair them. Auto glass technicians also work to weatherproof vehicular glass so that it stands up to harsh weather, among other tasks.

What should I include in my auto glass technician help-wanted ads?

We think that the best strategy is the one that we’ve used above. You should begin by talking about the job in general terms. Then you can get more specific by creating two bulleted lists to showcase the responsibilities and requirements of the job. Make sure that you include the information that you think applicants will find most appealing early in the ad.

Can I use your auto glass technician job description template?

Absolutely! We have no problem with you using our job description templates however you see fit. But you’ll be able to attract the most qualified candidates for your open auto glass technician position if you add to what we’ve written instead of copying it verbatim.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Auto Glass Technician

What is the best way to find and hire a Auto Glass Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Auto Glass Technician applicants. Employers posting their Auto Glass Technician job on Indeed get about 18 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Auto Glass Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Auto Glass Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 4 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Auto Glass Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Auto Glass Technician role?
SMS has 82% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Auto Glass Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Auto Glass Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 178% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Auto Glass Technician applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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