Glazier Interview Questions

1 Tell me about a recent experience you've had working with your hands.
2 How do you stay fit in order to perform physical activities that are required in the workplace?
3 Tell me about your qualifications for and your experience handling vehicles and/or mechanized equpiment.
4 Walk me through how you would read and interpret blueprints or specifications to determine size, shape, color, type, or thickness of glass, location of framing, installation procedures, or staging or scaffolding materials required.
5 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
6 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
7 Share your method to measure mirrors and dimensions of areas to be covered to determine work procedures.
8 Name a time when you fabricated or installed metal sashes or moldings for glass installation, using aluminum or steel framing.
9 Describe methods you have found effective to cut, fit, install, repair, or replace glass or glass substitutes, such as plastic or aluminum, in building interiors or exteriors or in furniture or other products.
10 How do you balance cooperation with others and independent thinking? Share an example. (Try to determine if the candidate has a cooperative attitude or is otherwise good-natured.)
11 What is the most challenging part of conferring with customers to determine project requirements or to provide cost estimates?
12 What kind of experience do you have operating cranes or hoists with suction cups to lift large, heavy pieces of glass?
13 Share a time when you willingly took on additional responsibilities or challenges. How did you successfully meet all of the demands of these responsibilities? (Make sure the candidate is a self-starter and can demonstrate some initiative.)
14 What do you know about scoring glass with cutters' wheels, breaking off excess glass by hand or with notched tools?
15 Name a time when your patience was tested. How did you keep your emotions in check?