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Emil Frei Inc. is looking to hire and train 2 or 3 new full time Traveling Craftsman.  Craftsman will be trained in restoring & preserving stained glass.  Duties include activities related to repairing, sealing and cleaning stained glass.  Duties will also include activities related to installing window framing, installing stained glass windows, and installing protective glass on the stained glass exterior.

The vast majority of our work is for churches and religious institutions.

No experience is necessary, but ideal candidates will have some experience & proficiency in a construction trade such as carpentry and/or glazing.   This job requires candidates to work well in both teams and be self directed when working alone.  A candidate must be detail oriented and take pride in their work.  Candidates are expected to be good communicators, have a professional demeanor, and are expected to work hard.

Appropriate work tools and personal protective equipment (hard hats etc.) will be provided.


Candidate will…

  • Travel frequently, sometimes for multiple weeks at a time, and should enjoy travel.
  • Work independently and cooperatively
  • Work from heights, sometimes 65’ or greater, on ladders, working platforms, and aerial lifts with appropriate safety equipment
  • lift up to 75 pounds
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn an exciting new craft

Candidate must…

  • Live within or nearby the St. Louis metro area
  • Have a driver’s license
  • Be willing to submit to pre-employment drug testing


  • Overtime Paid when available
  • Meals Paid when traveling
  • Miles Paid when personal vehicle is used for out of town travel
  • Lodging Paid when working out of town
  • Travel Time en route Paid when traveling out of town
  • Health Insurance – Company Provided
  • Dental & Vision Plans available – Employee Contributed
  • Employer Contributed Retirement Plan, begins after 1 year at the company
  • Opportunities for Advancement in a growing company
  • Paid Vacation
  • Annual and Christmas Bonuses
  • Approximate Annual Value of Benefits Package: $12,500-15,000
  • Salary starting at $15.00 to $19.00 /hour (depending on experience)
  • Regular salary increases based on demonstrated performance


Emil Frei Stained Glass is a family owned business that has been in continuous operation since 1898. The company has established a reputation for producing the highest quality stained glass windows, mosaics, and liturgical furnishings for churches across the United States of America.  The company still actively produces new stained glass windows and mosaics, but a significant portion of current work includes the restoration and preservation of stained glass produced by the company over a century ago.

For more information about the company we invite you to explore our website.


Emil Frei Stained Glass is a friendly and happy environment.  Employees enjoy each other’s company and the clients they work for.  There is a sense of camaraderie rather than competitiveness.  Work can be physically challenging and tedious at times but always rewarding.


Applicants should submit by email or in the postal mail the following:

  • A cover letter explaining reasons for applying for this position
  • A resume’ of applicable work experience and contact information

Before a job is offered all candidates:

  • Will be required to interview for the position in person
  • Will need to provide at least 2 letters of reference


Emil Frei & Associates, Inc.

1017 W Adams

St. Louis, MO 63119