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Heat & Frost Insulator Worker
Nature of Work: Install all types of insulation products, from insulation to jacketing, for a variety of applications. These applications include piping, duct work, breechings, tanks and vessels, boilers, precipitators, baghouses, turbines, heat exchangers, removable pump/valve covers, pvc and metal jacketing, firestop, and much more.
Physical Demands: Light to medium work: should be able to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds; frequent lifting or carrying of up to 50 pounds. Should be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, feel and see. Also some work in high areas.
Base Wage for Trained Worker:
Benefits under Union: Health and welfare, vacation, pension, apprenticeship fund, industry promotion, pension (National), IRA, Benevolent Fund, Mortuary fund, and overtime opportunities.
Working Conditions: Inside and outside, with exposure to excessive noise, dust, and other insulation (fiberglass) particles, which if endured daily could cause bodily harm. Must work from ladders, scaffolds, and sometimes from awkward positions.
Training Duration: Minimum of five (5) years of night school. Total minimum of 720 hours of classroom training in apprenticeship program. Classes consist of math, layout, fabrication, blueprint drawing and reading, supervisor skills, and various other classes. On the Job trammg totaling 8000 hours.
Applications for apprenticeship are taken the third Friday
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