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Auto Glass Installers - Working Conditions

In a typical work setting, auto glass installers:

Interpersonal Relationships

  • Have a high level of social interaction with customers and coworkers.
  • Are greatly responsible for the work done by others.
  • Are responsible for the health and safety of customers.
  • Often work as part of a team.

Physical Work Conditions

  • Regularly wear gloves and safety glasses.
  • Often get into awkward positions to reach cramped or hard-to-reach work places.
  • Are often exposed to very hot or cold temperatures due to weather.
  • Sometimes work in either very bright or very low light.
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  • May be exposed to sounds and noise levels that are loud or distracting, such as nearby traffic.
  • Work indoors in shops or work outdoors from mobile glass repair trucks. They are more likely to work outdoors.
  • Occasionally are exposed to hazardous situations and equipment that may produce cuts or scratches from broken glass.

Work Performance

  • Must be sure that all details of the job are performed and everything is done correctly. Errors could damage clients' vehicles.
  • Repeat the same physical tasks.
  • Sometimes make decisions without checking with a supervisor. Their decisions affect customers.
  • Usually check with a supervisor first before setting daily tasks and goals.


  • Usually work 40 hours per week.
  • Generally work a set schedule.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.