Job Opportunities on the Rise for Residential Glaziers in Toronto
Do you have experience preparing and installing glass, windows and mirrors or conducting glass repairs? Then we’re looking for you!
IUPAT (International Union of Painters and Allied Trades) District Council 46, Local 1819 is looking for experienced residential glaziers to join the union in order to take advantage of upcoming job opportunities in the Toronto area. Glaziers cut, fit, install and replace windows, metal frames, glass and aluminum doors, and glass and metal fixtures on new construction, including residential high rises being built in the Greater Toronto Area. Some work will be completed on the ground level while a majority will be done using scaffolding, riggers and ladders at some significant heights. Diverse projects like these also give you the ability to really show off your artistic skills incertain cases.
Why participate in the Union? Union wages are higher with possible annual wage increases. Moreover, wages are currently being paid out higher in this sector. Union members also receive vacation pay two times per year and a pension play that is being supported by the employee. Benefits include dental, prescriptions, eye glasses and more also paid by the employer.
Learn more about opportunities for residential glaziers by contacting us now.
Are You Interested in Becoming a Residential Glazier?
Great! IUPAT District Council 46, Local 1819 can help, after you’ve finished your stint in trade school. Then, we can offer both apprenticeship and journeyman opportunities on residential high rises and more. When you’re ready to become an apprentice, you are able to work on commercial job sites and residential ones, like high rises. If you keep on track with education and on-site training, you should be able to complete your apprenticeship program in approximately 4 years. Once your apprenticeship is complete, you then become a journeyman. This allows you to work on glazing opportunities through IUPAT. And, because of the high demand in this sector, IUPAT offers the chance to become a registered apprentice even if you have no prior experience in this industry. Additional opportunities are open to certified journeymen if you’re the right candidate. Visit our Glaziers and Metal Mechanic page to learn more about mandatory health and safety certificate that are required prior to beginning work.