JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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ST. JOHNS, AZ 86040 - US



ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Journeyman Insulator:

Position Summary

Industrial Journeyman Insulator will apply insulation, lagging, siding, to pipe, ducts, buildings, vessels and equipment as required by project specifications and industry standards. Also, will be responsible for safety in equipment and high elevated areas. All work activities will meet QA/QC and project standards.

Qualification Highlights

  • Must be able to read blueprints, sketches, or building plans.

  • Must possess all Knowledge Skills and Abilities for positions (see below).

  • Must be willing to assist other crafts while not actively working on Insulation.

  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements.

  • Must be able and willing to follow all safety rules and regulations.

  • Must have all required tools.

  • Must have reliable transportation.

Position Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and specification to determine the scope of work: locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.

  • Identify all tools required for tasks.

  • Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.

  • The measure, mark, and cut required wooden/metallic materials to required specifications.

  • Install sheet metal around insulated pipes, equipment, building, duct with fasteners (screws) in order to protect the insulation from weather conditions or physical damage.

  • Must have experience in but not limited to: Adhesives and Their Uses; Steam, Condensate, and Process Water Systems; Large Boilers, Breechings, Precipitators, and Apparatuses; Refrigeration and Cryogenic Systems, Specialized Insulation Systems, Jacketing Fabrication-Piping, Fittings, Vessels and Equipment, and Sheet Metal Lagging; Theory of heat Transfer and Moisture Effects; and Air Duct Systems.

  • Apply, remove, and repair insulation on industrial equipment, pipes, ductwork, or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks, and vessels, to help control noise and maintain temperatures.

  • Clean up/housekeeping of work areas.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have 4+ years working as an Insulator on an industrial construction project.

  • Must be able to read blueprints, plans, and drawings proficiently to perform duties.

  • Must have knowledge of materials, tools, and processes involved with basic building techniques and form construction.

  • Must be able to computer basic arithmetic functions.

  • Must have reliable transportation.

  • Must be able to work full work schedule and any additional overtime as needed

  • Must be willing to work safely and follow all safety rules and regulations.

  • Must follow all company and site rules and regulations.

  • Must have required tools.

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Current Zachry or Zachry ROF’ed employee.

  • Former experience working with Zachry Industrial, Inc.

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER) certification for Industrial Journeyman Insulator.

  • Formal/Technical education.

  • Experience working with scaffolding, insulation, and painting.

Reporting to:

This position does not have any direct reports; however the position will work closely with and oversee on occasion of helper and labor positions. The position will hold a positional and expertise authority of the helper and laborer positions.


Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting and lifting.

  • Will talk and hear to communicate.

  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull:objects, materials, controls and tools.

  • May be required to pick up, lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.

  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off of platforms/scaffolding using the appropriate fall protection requirements.

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold and wind) while wearing appropriate PPE.

  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/spoggles, ear plugs, masks/respirators, hi-vis safety vests, leather gloves and leather steel-toed work boots.

Required Tools list to be provided.

ZACHRY is dedicated to providing a Safe and Drug-Free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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