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Under direction, in a State correctional facility in the Department of Corrections or the Department of the Youth Authority, to do skilled work in installing and replacing glass in buildings; to maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates, wards, residents, or patients; to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; may instruct, lead, supervise inmates, wards, or resident workers; and to do other related work.
Cuts and sets glass in skylights, office partitions, windows, doors, and transoms; cuts and installs plate glass for desk and table tops and showcases; replaces broken glass as required; applies putty, metal settings, or wood moldings to make glass work secure and watertight; makes rough sketches and estimates of new work; coordinates work with other tradespersons; keeps records and makes reports; maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the California Department of Corrections or the Department of the Youth Authority; prevents escapes and injury by these persons to themselves or others or to property; maintains security of working areas and work materials; inspects premises and searches inmates, wards, resident or patient workers for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs.
One year of experience as a journeyperson glazier.
Knowledge of: Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in cutting, setting, and installing various kinds of glass; proper use of putty and moldings as applied to wood and metal.
Ability to: Select appropriate types and grades of glass, and cut glass economically; read, interpret, and work from plans, drawings, and specifications; identify and use skillfully all of the tools of the glazing trade; work on a scaffold at varying heights above the ground; follow oral and written instructions; instruct and lead unskilled workers.
Persons appointed to positions in this class must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates.
Assignment during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates and/or protection of personal and real property.