Vehicle Glazier

Automotive Glass Installer

Automotive Glass Repairer

Minimum - Graduate degree

Will be updated

The tasks a Glazier, Vehicle is expected to perform include:

Cutting ordinary and pressurized glass or moulded cellulose acetate to correct size and fitting them in frame of windows, wind-shields, and doors of automobiles, aircrafts, railways and tram coaches, etc., and edging them with rubber or leather packing

Measuring size of door, window, wind-shield frame, etc. where glass is to be fixed

Selecting appropriate type of glass, cutting it with cutting tool according to requirements and smoothening edges with hand grinder

Proficiency in heating pressurized and shatterproof glass panels along marked line and breaking it by pressing with hands to required size

Adept at fixing channelling rubber, rubber-lining or leather around edges of glass and setting and securing glass firmly in groove

Well-versed with oiling locks and setting locking chain device while fixing glass panels in automobile doors and ensuring their easy raising and lowering operations

Knowledge of checking and ensuring proper setting and fixing of glass by tapping it with hand to feel resistance to wind vibrations produced in running vehicles

Knowledge of polishing glass

Ability to focus for long hours

Physically fit




Time management skills

Ability to work independently

It needs one to be on their toes

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from workshop to workshop

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include exposure to chemicals, toxic materials, etc.

Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, risk of accidents, injuries, chemical reactions, slips, etc.

For freshers - INR 12,000 to INR 24,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Automotive Sector in India

The Indian auto industry is known as a global hub for manufacturing compact cars and, therefore, the value of FDI in the sector is also increasing. The FDI in the automotive sector accounted for 3.9 per cent during the years 2000 to 2011. This increased to 6.9 per cent in 2012 and 2013. This is further positioned to increase as more foreign players are looking to expand their manufacturing base in India. Till December 2013, India received 9,99,648 crores of FDI out of which 44,880

crores was in automobile.

The contribution of the auto and auto components sector is pegged at a CAGR of approximately 8% up to the year 2016. Industry growth, changing technology, growing economy, larger income at disposal and lowering first hand life-cycle of cars have triggered requirements for fresh skilling and up-skilling in the sector. By 2022, nearly 15 million people are expected to be employed in automobile sector directly in the industry.

19.1 million people are employed in automobile sector directly or indirectly. This includes manufacturing in OEM, auto components, raw material factories, automobile dealers, service centres, and other enabler sectors. Presently, more than 70 per cent of the auto component companies are SMEs. Access to capital, technology and the high rate of interest would limit their growth. Further, the automotive sector has 56 per cent of workforce which is second highest after telecom sector. By 2022, the employment in this sector is expected to reach 38 million. The incremental employment is higher in indirect employment, which is expected to go up to 68 per cent of the total employment

. As the industry grows, so will job opportunities for Glazier, Vehicle.

Automobile workshops across India

Service centres across India

Towns and cities across India