Service Glass Mechanic

Kensington Glass Arts, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Jun 08, 2021
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE GO TO KENSINGTONGLASS.COM AND CLICK ON "WORK FOR US" TO APPLY. ** Service Mechanics will be working on projects in the Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington DC Metropolitan areas ** Looking for something new? Want a job with a respected and supportive company? Looking for room to grow and progress? Then look no further. We are Kensington Glass Arts Inc, the best in class, leading fabricator and installer of high-end interior and exterior architectural glass in the Maryland-Baltimore-Washington DC region and we are looking for a committed and hardworking person to come in and join our team. We offer stability, a competitive pay package and a comprehensive benefit package including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability and a great 401(k) plan. You support us, and we support you! WHY WORK FOR KENSINGTON GLASS ARTS? Kensington Glass Arts specializes in high-end interior glass work, typically for law firms and organizations with very upscale office interiors. The company is unique in that we manufacture and install architectural glass products. KGa's single source capacity provides for a unique capability to control the destiny of our projects from beginning to end. GENERAL SUMMARY The Service Mechanic is responsible for effectively executing all aspects of the installation process, including planning, layout and measuring. Provides oversight and training of Glass Helpers. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Assume responsibility for the proper installation and execution of KGa contracted projects including metal and glass and fitting into openings on jobsites prepared by others. Responsible for mentoring and staff development of assigned Glass Helper. Organize, strategize and plan work sequencing and process to ensure successful installation. Oversight responsibility of adherence to KGa and Client's established Safety Programs and Policies. Glass Mechanic will be OSHA 10 certified. SPECIFIC DUTIES Assume responsibility for all new projects from first visit to jobsite through final completion, including oversight of all installation processes. Assume responsibility for all completed work of the installation team and adherence to established schedules and quality standards. Assume responsibility for all communication with clients' field personnel and representatives, and other trades. Review assigned projects with the KGa Project Team to establish best installation methods and verify accuracy of scope of new work. Anticipate requirements to complete installation, including materials, labor and other resources to meet project deadlines. Communicate with PM to anticipate upcoming fabrication needs and material requirements. Responsible for maintaining adequate truck inventory of commonly used hardware and supplies. Responsible for maintaining adequate tool inventory. Take accurate field measurements and verify field conditions before installation process begins. Communicate at all times with PM Team and report any observed discrepancies, changes and problems immediately. Drive trucks to installation sites, and unload mirrors, glass equipment, and tools. Fabricate and install metal sashes and moldings for glass installation, using aluminum or steel framing. Install pre-assembled frameworks for windows or doors to be fitted with glass panels, using hand tools. Load, unload and arrange glass and mirrors to delivery trucks using suction cups or cranes to lift glass. Read and interpret blueprints and specifications to determine size, shape, color, type, and thickness of glass, location of framing, installation procedures, and staging and scaffolding materials required. Responsible for directing Glass Helper and other installation crew as needed. Assume responsibility for effective training of Glass Helpers in proper glazing techniques. Direct Installation Team to follow efficient and established installation procedures according to pre-defined plan and schedule. Oversight of assigned field staff and Glass Helpers, including quality control and on-job performance. Manage all assigned staff to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all aspects of the installation process. Safely operate and maintain assigned company vehicle. Responsible for keeping vehicle clean, organized and well stocked. Responsible for coordinating routine maintenance for assigned vehicles and communicating about necessary repairs. Coordinate schedule of Glass Helper and oversee time reporting and coordinating recordkeeping of Glass Helper's schedule. Create and communicate expectations of team's report times and arrange rendezvous of team at jobsites. Responsible for participation in training systems to expand knowledge of self and other field staff. Other duties as assigned. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of the job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel while typing at a computer keyboard. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee exerts up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. Vision requirements include clarity of vision at 20 inches or less; clarity of vision at 20 feet or more; ability to identify and distinguish colors; the ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point; the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships; and the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. Work is performed in a construction environment with frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts and potentially extreme outdoor weather conditions. There is occasional exposure to loud sounds sufficient enough to cause distraction. This position requires frequent local travel to client sites and occasional out of town travel. DISCLAIMER This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performance as well as the typical responsibilities of the job. The responsibilities described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions. 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