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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: Estimator will develop, build, and maintain strong relationships with current and potential customers through inside and outside sales efforts. The Senior Estimator is responsible for executing the entire bid process and will win projects that PGC can execute successfully. Senior Estimator is a highly motivated, service-oriented, and a leadership example team member.

Reports to: Director of Sales

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform accurate takeoffs and develop estimates based on contract documents
  • Use techniques to provide comprehensive bids
  • Successful in competitive and negotiated work
  • Participate in pre-bid job walks, scope meetings, and bid follow up
  • Estimate change order requests
  • Lead and participate in successfully handing off estimates to the project manager and field superintendent to facilitate a positive and profitable project
  • Meet or exceed sales projections
  • Lead teams and direct reports, if any, and participate in successful collaboration in on time, in budget, and right the first-time projects
  • Maintain and build existing and new successful relationships with General Contractors and vendors

Required Experience and Expertise:

  • 10 years experience in the glazing industry
  • Accurate takeoffs, strong vendor relationships, and competent knowledge of labor requirements
  • Experience negotiating and assembling bid packages
  • Expertise estimating the following glass/glazing scopes including, but not limited to, curtain wall, storefront, entrances, windows, sunshades, aluminum and phenolic panels, fire rated glazing/assemblies, frameless mirrors, glass canopies, smoke baffle, and glass railings
  • Essential office skills: typing, computer literacy, and the ability to navigate the internet
  • Software experience: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Bluebeam, Google Drive, and GDS or Logikal software
  • Professional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Knowledgeable in building code, basic pre-engineering, Title 24, STC/OITC
  • Must be able to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

Personal Characteristics:

  • Customer-service oriented; a self-starter who is highly motivated to succeed
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of time management and possessing strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Value and display integrity, tenacity, responsibility, and team spirit
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize to meet bid deadlines and company goals

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 speak and listen
  • 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 50 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 Director of Sales will develop, build and maintain strong relationships with current and potential customers through inside and outside sales efforts. He or she will be responsible for executing the entire bid process.

Reports to: President

Direct Reports: Estimating, Business Development

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement department standards
  • Double check department bids.
  • Perform accurate takeoffs of various materials and scopes, and develop detailed estimates based on contract documents.
  • Use techniques to be competitive and successful bidder
  • Participate in pre-bid job walks and after-bid follow up.
  • Estimate change order requests as needed & review PM submitted changes.
  • Lead and participate in successfully handing off fruitful estimates to the project manager to facilitate a positive, profitable project.
  • Meet or exceed sales goals.
  • Provide direction and support to estimating team
  • Review ongoing project profit margins & adjust bid sheets as necessary.

Required Experience and Expertise:

  • Strong take-off and cost estimating skills specific to glass and glazing with regard to accurate material takeoffs, strong vendor relationships, and competent knowledge of labor requirements.
  • Experience negotiating and assembling bid packages with prospective clients and suppliers.
  • Expertise estimating the following glass/glazing scopes; including, but not limited to metal panels, glazed aluminum curtain walls, aluminum entrances and store fronts, fire rated glazing/assemblies, glass canopies, aluminum sunshades, and glass railings.
  • Essential office skills: typing, computer literacy, and able to navigate the internet.
  • Software experience: Microsoft Platform, Google Sheets, Smartsheet, Foundations, and GDS Storefront Estimating software.
  • Excellent, professional oral and written communication skills.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Customer-service oriented; a self-starter who is highly motivated to succeed.
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of time management and possesses strong organizational skills
  • Value and display integrity, tenacity, responsibility, and team spirit.
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize to meet bid deadlines and company goals.

Position Schedule: Full-time. This position is exempt from overtime pay and employees do not work in the context of an eight-hour day but work to accomplish their responsibilities, which are generally expected to take longer than a 40-hour week.

Purpose: The Facilities, Tool and Inventory Assistant Manager supports PGC’s vision, goals, and values by keeping the building in excellent working condition. They also support the field by cleaning, repairing, and keeping track of power tools and equipment.

Reports To: Facilities Manager and General Superintendent

Team Members: Shipping/Receiving team, Glaziers, production workers, PM’s, leadmen, superintendents

Status: Non-Exempt, Union Employee – must be a part of or willing to join District Council 16

Position Schedule: Full-time, regular expected hours 6-2:30, with additional time expected when there is an influx of work

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Shipping & Receiving Assistant

  • Backup driver as needed including a 5am start time and overtime.
  • Assist in loading and unloading trucks, receiving material and inventory of materials.

Tool Inventory Specialist

  • Scan out tools upon request of a load list
  • Scan in tools upon return or repair from jobsite clean off
  • Perform monthly audits of our tool inventory
  • Review Asset Panda daily to confirm we have minimum on hand quantities available
  • Review PM Schedule for projects that are nearing completion to help coordinate tool returns
  • Review PM Schedule for projects that will be starting up to help coordinate tool needs
  • Update General Superintendent monthly on our tool trends in regard to damage, repair and missing
  • Prepare gang boxes with standard contents
  • Respond timely to tool and equipment issues and inquiries
  • Order tools with approval of General Superintendent
  • Participate in weekly planning meeting with team members and discuss plan for week

Tool Inventory Specialist

  • Utilize Asset Panda for adding, subtracting, and tracking stock items
  • Process project clean off material in a timely fashion and add surplus material to Asset Panda
  • Process purchase order requests for stock items below supply levels
  • Always keep material organized
  • Perform monthly audits on our inventory
  • Maintain inventory supply levels
  • Inventory categories include:
    • Tools and accessories such as drill bits, saw blades, razor blades, etc.
    • Glazing installation consumables such as: Screws, anchors, caulking, etc.
    • Safety equipment such as: hardhats, vests, glasses, etc.
  • Inspect safety equipment prior to assigning to personnel
  • Respond promptly to inventory inquiries from PGC personnel
  • Participate in weekly planning meeting with team members and discuss plan for week
  • Additional duties as assigned

Tool Maintenance

  • Clean, calibrate and repair tools to ensure good working order, complete with all accessories (i.e. sharp sawblades, drill bits, batteries, etc.) so that each asset is prepared for its next assignment

Facilities & Shop Maintenance

  • Manage general maintenance of facilities inside and out.
  • Perform or delegate minor construction and repairs as needed and/or directed: light bulbs, painting, fence maintenance, etc.
  • Point of contact for facility inspections (fire, water, etc.)
  • Oversee and contract service vendors as needed
  • Maintain a preferred vendor list
  • Perform routine maintenance on shop equipment and CNC machinery and maintain logs
  • Be available in emergency situations.
  • Participate in weekly planning meeting with team members and discuss plan for week
  • Trouble shoot and perform repairs to equipment as necessary to maintain production levels

Required Experience & Expertise:

  • Clean driving record
  • Be DOT Certified, or able to do so
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass drug screening, with regular random future screenings
  • Experience with general construction and maintenance
  • Shipping and receiving experience
  • Knowledge about and experience with power tools and equipment
  • Knowledge about and experience with CNC machinery
  • Essential office skills: typing, computer literacy, and able to navigate the internet
  • Excellent, professional and customer oriented oral and written communication skills
  • Warehouse and forklift certified

Personal Characteristics:

  • A total team player and committed to the overall success of PGC
  • Exemplifies PGC values of integrity, humility, and respect
  • Self-starter who needs minimal supervision
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem solver
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of time management and organizational skills
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize to meet schedule deadlines and company goals

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; kneel; squat; use hands and fingers;
  • and reach with hands and arms.
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 60 lbs.
  • Able to pass the Department of Transportation (DOT) medical examination and drug test.

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. This document is living and will be reviewed regularly by the supervisor and employee, and amendments will be made accordingly.


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.