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Window Fitter

Cra-Cro Site Services
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Job Description

Job Description

A window fitter will install windows, conservatories and glazed curtain walls in homes and businesses.

The main duties of a window fitter are:

  • Removing old windows and doors with hand and power tools
  • Measuring up the space for new windows or doors
  • Fixing units in place, making sure they’re level and secure
  • Sealing fittings to make them weathertight
  • Clearing away leftover materials

The average working week for a window fitter is around 40 hours

Typical Hourly Rate

The average hourly pay rate for Window Fitter is between £20-£26.

Required Qualifications

To work as a window fitter you’ll need to have:

  • Maths skill to measure and work out dimensions
  • Ideally some experience in either carpentry or joinery
  • You will also be required to hold a valid CSCS card to gain entry to most sites. A driving license may also be needed for travelling between jobs.
Required Tools

The basic tools will be required are:

  • Glazing Shovel
  • Mallets
  • Sealant Guns
  • Tapes
  • Double suction lifter
  • Mitre Shears
  • Stanley Knives
  • Glass Thickness Measurer

Do I need a CSCS card?

Yes. To work as a Window Fitter you will need to hold a valid CSCS card.

Do I have to provide my own tools?

Yes. As a self-employed Window Fitter you are required to provide all your own tools. Materials will be provided by the hirer. If are employed by a company the tools may be provided by your employer.

Do I need experience?

Yes. You will need to have good customers service skills and the ability to plan and organise workloads. You will need to have an understanding of your role and some maths skill to be able to accurately work out dimensions needed to install the windows.

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