Carlson Glass Inc. Launches Apprenticeship Program in Arizona

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Family-owned commercial glass company that invests in its future employees

PHOENIX, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Local Glass Trading Company Carlson Glass Inc. launches a registered apprenticeship program for glaziers, the only program of its kind in Arizona. The Carlson glass is at the head of the Arizona commercial glass market with its innovative, high-end and forward-thinking approach to the fabrication and installation of storefront and curtain wall systems. Over the past 15 years, Carlson Glass has experienced 50% year-over-year growth and is known in the market as the best in class” regarding the high-end commercial glass needs of manufacturers. The glass and glazing trades are in high demand in the Phoenix market, and Carlson Glass is redoubling its efforts to recruit future employees who are interested in either changing careers or learning a new trade.

Carlson Glass has launched a registered apprenticeship program for glaziers, the only program of its kind in Arizona.

The 3-year apprenticeship includes on-the-job training and courses through the National Glass Association with successful apprentices earning a diploma recognized by the Department of Labor. Apprentices will learn everything they need to embark on a career in the growing glass and glazing industry, including:

  • Architectural glass and metal manufacturing techniques,
  • Installation Methods for Custom Showcases, Curtain Walls, Shower Enclosures and Mirrors
  • Proper procedures for sealing windows
  • How to read and interpret architectural plans
  • Estimation of glazing projects
  • Workplace safety protocols (including obtaining an OHSA 30 card)

Apprentice glazier wages start at $19.00 per hour with increases every six months after successful completion of 1,000 hours of on-the-job training and related education. Applicants with previous glazing experience may be eligible for credit towards advanced placement in the program.

“We are absolutely delighted to offer this opportunity to anyone interested in learning a skilled trade and building a career in the commercial glass and glazing industry, and we are thrilled to be able to play such an important role in helping young people find their future.”
Joseph FallsPresident of Carlson Glass Inc.

Carlson Glass offers benefits above industry standards, including health, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401(k) program. Qualified apprentices can receive additional funds to cover the cost of tools needed to get started in the trade.

Interested candidates should contact Brian Perry at Carlson Glass in [email protected] or by calling 623-582-4437.

About Carlson Glass Inc.:
Founded in 1999, Carlson Glass Inc. is a leading commercial glass installation company located in Phoenix, Arizona. Carlson Glass Inc. is a family business that has installed glass for some of the largest commercial, industrial and government projects across Arizona. For more information about Carlson Glass Inc., visit https://carlsonglass.com

Media Contact: Brian Perry – (623-582-4437)

SOURCE Carlson Glass Inc.

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