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With an emphasis on maintaining customer loyalty and applying state-of-the-art technologies to the glazing trade, Pacific Glazing has a long history of being one of California’s premier construction trades employers. We create an exciting work environment focusing on employee skill, professionalism, and innovation.


Pacific Glazing contractors are loyal, energetic, and people of integrity who take pride in a job well done. We are a family owned-and-operated Small Business Enterprise that cares about each project, knowing it reflects on us both as individuals and the company.

Current Job Openings

To apply for a position with Pacific Glazing, email your resume to [email protected]

We are now hiring for the following positions:

Purpose: The Project Engineer supports projects by assisting Project Managers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain stock submittal samples
  • Maintain project submittal samples until project is inactive then document and discard
  • Follow up with purchasing on outstanding POs
  • Process, follow up, and track project submittals and order samples, as needed
  • LEED paperwork
  • With direction of PM, assist in taking off project material such as shims, setting blocks, caulking, fasteners and sizing glass, giving information to PM to check and release for purchasing
  • Follow up on RFI and Change Order Log with GC
  • Execute closeout requests (vendor and company warranties, etc.)

Required Experience and Expertise:

  • 2 years of experience in the glazing trade (ideal)
  • 1 year of experience in Project Engineering or Project Coordination (ideal)
  • Essential office skills: typing, computer literacy, and able to navigate the internet
  • Software experience: Microsoft and Google Platforms
  • Excellent, professional oral and written communication skills.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Smart
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Self-starter who is highly motivated to succeed
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of time management and organization
  • Value and display integrity, tenacity, and responsibility
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize to meet scheduled deadlines and company goals
  • Personable team player with those both inside and outside the company

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and fingers; and reach with hands and arms
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

Purpose: The purpose of the Drafting Coordinator is to successfully manage shop drawings in a timely fashion, meeting deadline and budget requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pre-engineering of systems: review project proposals, making recommendations for materials and systems considering design objectives, constructability, and cost.
  • Attend design meetings with general contractor and architect
  • Develop profile packages for bids
  • Manage shop drawings process including status reporting and scheduling of shop drawing review meetings
  • Manage outside engineering, coordinate with outside draftsman
  • Maintain standardization of shop drawings and engineering, including vendor list
  • Update shop drawings with architect’s comments, engineer comments, and field dimensions
  • Create small projects shop drawing packages
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience and Expertise:

  • Well versed in AutoCAD, Microsoft Suite, Bluebeam Revu and Google platform
  • 3-D modeling experience in BIM or Revit
  • 3+ years glazing industry experience (ideal)
  • Familiarity with various glazing systems: aluminum storefronts, aluminum curtainwall, and various glass systems and the processes and procedures to fabricate and install same (ideal)
  • Ability to point out design issues is a recommended skill
  • Ability to understand field dimensions in order to update shop drawings
  • Can read (and understand) architectural and structural drawings
  • Essential office skills: typing, computer literacy, and able to navigate the internet
  • Excellent professional oral and written communication skills

Personal Characteristics:

  • Customer-service oriented
  • Deadline driven
  • Self-starter who is highly motivated to succeed
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of time management and organizational skills
  • Value and display integrity, tenacity, and responsibility
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize to meet schedule deadlines and company goals
  • Personable team player with those both inside and outside the company
  • Ability to manage assigned tasks from start to finish with accuracy and competency
  • Ability to learn and take instructions from supervisor
  • Ability to follow procedures and instructions
  • Collaborative and solution oriented

Reports to: Design and Engineering Manager

Status: Non-Exempt

Position Schedule: Full-time

Regular Hours: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Reports To: Superintendent

Team Members: Other Leadmen, Glaziers, Journeymen

Status: Union Member

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preplanning upcoming work
  • Work closely with the PM team and Superintendents
  • Coordinate field issues/concerns with GC (advise/inform PM team of those conversations as required)
  • Understanding of Delivery Schedule & Ability to Review in Advance
  • Submitting packing slips and invoices to the accounting department
  • Complete all field paperwork including Daily Logs, Monitor Sheets, and COVID-19 documentation
  • Update and review Monitor Sheet with PE/PM end of day Thursday
  • Working with GC Team
  • Manage job hours & be accountable for them
  • Possess a total quality attitude as the first line of on-site quality assurance
  • Must be able to work effectively with diverse groups of people (field crews) to maximize team effectiveness & performance.
  • The leadman should be an excellent problem solver, should be able to determine the root cause of a problem, formulate a recovery plan, then collaborate/communicate with superintendent, project manager, project engineer, shop foreman, & field crew as required to resolve problem effectively.
  • Must understand the importance of project schedule.
  • Conform & follow ALL safety rules at ALL times.
  • Always be productive, moving in a forward direction, no matter what
  • Always have a plan B, this is construction, things change
  • Attend & coordinate with GC at weekly meetings, sign into every meeting roster, if they don’t have one, ask for it. Forward meeting minutes or notes via photo if need be.
  • Keep jobsites clean of our debris.
  • Confirm all team members on site are certified to operate any equipment that may be on site. or else do not let them on it.
  • Perform rental equipment inspections & report any issues.
  • Hold weekly safety meetings, keeping logs of attendees & topics.
  • Inspect all PGC equipment regularly and report any concerns. Especially life safety i.e. harness’ beam straps, ladders, yo yo’s, extension cords, hoisting straps, etc. Red tag or remove from service any equipment deemed to be unsafe.
  • Provide precise & accurate field measurements when required. Always identify if day light or go sizes. Clear direction will always help the TEAM.
  • Ownership and care of tools on site

Essential Experience & Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge of the glazing trade, be a better than average craftsman in this field
  • Leadership skills including listening & time management
  • Essential office skills: typing, computer literacy, and able to navigate the internet.
  • Excellent, professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent blueprint reading skills

Personal Characteristics:

  • Deadline driven
  • The lead man should be a total team player, committed to the overall success of PGC across the board. Must have a strong desire to succeed.
  • A good leader
  • Plays well with others
  • Customer-service oriented; a self-starter who is highly motivated to succeed.
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of time management and organizational skills
  • Value and display integrity, tenacity, and responsibility.
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize to meet schedule deadlines and company goals.
  • Personable team player with those both inside and outside the company.

From the Union Contract:

The duties and responsibilities of the Glazier Leadman shall include handling the Company paperwork on the job, assigning and supervising work, maintaining performance requirements, conducting liaison with the general contractor’s or owner’s representative, maintaining communications with his company and maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the course of the job. They shall also be permitted to perform during working hours certain Union duties such as: job notification and determining if all work covered by this Agreement is to be performed by members of the Unions party to this agreement. Further, it shall be the duty of the Leadman to return the Company’s unused material and equipment to the Company!

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.


Interested in a Glazier Career?

Per the Glaziers, Architectural Metal, and Glassworkers Local Union 1621 website, a Journeyman Glazier possesses an understanding of math and layout skills, an ability to read shop drawings and blueprints and is trained to feel comfortable with a builder’s level, laser level or the use of today’s most sophisticated power tools to perform their work. Naturally the Glazier is safely at home in or on most scaffoldings, aerial stages, lifts and platforms. Journeyperson status is achieved after completion of a five (5) year- state certified apprenticeship.