Joel D. Eenkhoorn

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Red Seal Journeyman Glazier/Metal Mechanic/Architectural Glass/Installer Technician

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Red Seal Inter-Provincial Certification




Purpose in Life:

To secure employment in the Construction Industry, shoring up my Tool Belt, honing my skill set, and development within the Glazing Trade. Working with other skilled trades people in a team environment, making meaningful contributions to communities Infrastructure.

Hands On:

Vision 2000             2018-Present

Red Seal Journeyman Glazier/Mechanic

Ingenium, THEO, Working at Heights, 4-Step, WHIMIS 2015, Forklift, Swing Stage, Power Elevated Work Platforms


National Contract Glazing Ltd. 2016/2018

Red Seal Journeyman Glazier/Mechanic 

All my certifications up to date. March 2018. Worked on a variety of Glazing Jobs. Museum of Science and Tecnology. Heart Institute Civic Campus Health Sciences Carlton University. Via Rail Station Elevator Shafts. Barn in Rockland.

Contract Glaziers Inc. 2014/2016

Red Seal Journyman Glazier

Working on a LEEDS certified project at #YYC. A Panalized system (Shuco). Air Seals, Structural Glazing, Finished Flashings, Finish Caulking, also (Old Castle Building Envelope) Panel system,building glass corners, more break shapes, fabrication and custom work (no drawings no details).

Evolution Glass 2014

Red Seal Journeyman Glazier

A service company, serving the Greater Calgary Area working on Remediation Type Work. Swing Stage work 33 Story Building removing old components, upgrading with new components , new building envelope components, Silicon, Water Testing.

Alpine Glass 2013

Red Seal Journeyman Glazier

Working mostly service, with some new construction, mostly Doors, Doors and More Doors, interior 10/12 mm Glass Partition Walls, Frameless Doors, Showers, and so forth. 

Flynn Canada 2013

Red Seal Journyman Glazier

Working as a Journeyman Rigging, Glazing from 14 swingstages High Span Commercial American Aluminum Curtainwall, Air Seals, Spandrels, Anozided Finish Flashings, SSG Caulking, Detailed, Articulate, Meticulus, Focused Efficient Productivity.

Griffin Glass 2012

Journeyman Glazier/Installer/Technician

Applying trade knowledge at a Journeyman level working towards clearer visions.  Griffin Glass has given me many opportunities to learn and develop within the Glaizing Industry working towards my goal of becoming an Interprovincially Licenced Certified Red Seal Journeyman Glazier. Store Fronts, Vestibules, Radius Walls, Clear-story, Glass Railings, Stainless Steel Cladding, Skylites, Stick Builds, Kawneer Type I systems, 450, 500 series framing, Pocket Glazing, Flush-line Glazing, Showers, Mirrors, Fabrication, you name it, I have done it. Swing Stage, Aerial Lift (upto 125 Ft), Retro-fits, New Installs,and so forth.

Inland Glass and Aluminum 2008-2010


Projects I worked on: Ralph Kline Park, an Environmental Learning Centre, punch outs and various Curtain Wall Framing. A recently completed project, 2000 series Sloped Glazing job at SAIT college Parkade in Calgary Alberta, a stick building job (kawneer 1600 Series) in Banff - The Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation.  Crowfoot LRT Station May 2009 for The City of Calgary, another project in downtown Calgary @ 8th and 8th utilizing a Unitized Panel System, Southland, and a number of small service contracts has also been keeping me, and a small contingent of staff busy the last couple of years here in Alberta.  I have over 3000 hours in using elevated platforms, and articulated boom lifts, as-well-as staging, rigging staging and working on staging just in the last 24 months alone.  I am very confident setting up and using this equipment, and working with these window systems.  I am familiar with all aspects of window installations, working with sealants, blue print interpretation, window layouts (Fenestration), deligation of tasks (Forman), and so forth...

Manray Glass and Aluminum (2001-2008)


I have been working in the construction industry for 15 years, I have 13 000 + hours performing tasks as a Glazier/Metal Mechanic Installer and Caulking Professional since 2001.

Commercial installation work mostly. Some Residential work.

I am familiar with curtain wall systems, and a variety of window systems in general, window wall punch outs, patio doors, vestibules, skylights, SSG window joints, spandrel panel installations, glass railings, stainless steel cladding, finish flashing, metal brake work, on-site frame fabrication



I am familiar with Fire Stopping - fire, draft, and smoke sealant, SSG Joint Caulking, Silicon (Tremco Spectrum 2 & 3 and Dow Corning 995). Interior and Exterior building envelope sealant work. Finish Caulking. Expansion Joint Caulking, SBS (Elastomer & Polymer) Modified Bitumen Membrane application. Emseal expanding foam tape. Working with base and colour paks, I am familiar with Dymonic, Dymeric, as well, Silicon, Latex, and Polyurethane Sealants.

I encourage you to view the photo page for a visual representation of the work I have done located at the top of the page -> -> -> ->



  • WHMIS (April 2018) Scheduled FTI
  • 4-Step Worker Health and Safety Awareness (April 2016)
  • Powered Industrial Lift Trucks Sit-Down Counterbalance/Propane/Battery (March 2018) Compentency Certification
  • Power Elevating Platforms (June 2016) Scheduled FTI
  • Suspended Access Equipment  (March 2017) Scheduled FTI
  • Working at Heights (April 2016) YOW Canada Inc. 
  • MTO Operators Licence (Class G  July 2021 Clean Abstract)
  • Saint Johns Standard Course Level A Certified AED awareness (Updating)
  • Government of Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Certified Journeyman Glazier Red Seal  (2012)
  • Ontario Training and Adjustment Board
    Certified Journeyman - Commercial Cooking Red Seal (1994)
  • Kemptville College of Agricultural Technology/
    Guelph University
    Food Service Management (1993)
  • St. Laurence College (Brockville Campus 1990)
    Business Administration/Marketing
    Credits in Marketing, Economics, Business Math, Computer Applications

Tool Belt:

General Contracting Skills: Blueprint Interpretation, Supervision, Certifications for Swing-Stage, Sissor-Lift, Boom-Type Man-Lift, Sit-down Counterbalance Powered Industrial Lift Trucks. Glazier, Rough Framer, Drywall, Rough and Finish Carpentry, Rough Plumbing and Electrical. Mechanically Inclined. Highly Organized. Computer Literate in many popular, and not so popular software applications.


Glazing Ingredients YouTube Video 

Tillyard Water Test 

JDE's New Caulking Gun 

JDE Building Envelope Solutions