Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

DC | Baltimore | Virginia


Kensington Glass Arts (KGa) in Maryland is seeking Glass Mechanics to work on projects in the Washington DC, Northern Virginia and Baltimore Metropolitan area.

** Glass Mechanics will be working on projects in the Northern Virginia, Baltimore and Washington DC Metropolitan areas **

Kensington Glass Arts (KGa) 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.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long and short-term disability, and a 401(k) plan.



The Installation Mechanic is responsible for effectively executing all aspects of the installation process, including planning, layout and measuring. Provides oversight and training of Glass Helpers.  


  • Assume responsibility for the proper installation and execution of KGa contracted projects including metal and glass and fitting into openings on job sites 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.   


  • Assume responsibility for all new projects from first visit to job site 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 record keeping of Glass Helper’s schedule. Create and communicate expectations of team’s report times and arrange rendezvous of team at job sites.  
  • Responsible for participation in training systems to expand knowledge of self and other field staff.  
  • Other duties as assigned.   

All candidates must submit to a pre-employment drug test and a background check. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long and short-term disability, and a 401(k) plan. Kensington Glass Arts is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer​.

Job ID: 292756256

Kensington Glass Arts, Inc.
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