JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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ZACHRY is currently seeking experienced NCCER Industrial Journeyman Insulator for Maintenance work at the BASF Plant in Port Arthur, TX.

Position Summary

Industrial Journeyman Insulator will apply insulation to pipe, ducts, and equipment as required by specifications. STM work, pump guarding, long bolt CUI project, and assist maintenance.


Qualification Highlights

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

Must have all Knowledge Skills and Abilities required (see below).

Must be willing to assist other crafts while not actively working on a insulating project.

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 and materialsfor tasks.

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

Measure, mark, and cut required wooden/metallic materials to required specifications.

Measure, mark, and cut required insulation to required specifications.

Fabrication, fit, and/or shape insulating material or covering around equipment for protection.

Identify and mix paint and coatings as required.

Know the proper use and techniques required to place or replace insulation.

Will work at heights and off of ladders and scaffolds safely.

Clean up work areas.


Required Qualifications

Must have 4+ years working as a Insulator or Insulator Helper on an industrial construction project.

Must be able to read blue prints, plans, and drawings proficiently to perform duties.

Must have knowledge on the different types of insulation and their applications.

Must know how to handle and place insulation around or on equipment, ducting, or piping.

Must have reliable transportation.

Must be able to work full work schedule and any additional overtime with little to no notification.

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.

NationalCenter 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 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 lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. 

Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, work off of platforms and man lifts, and may occasionally work out on an open structure using the appropriate fall protection requirements.

Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots. 



  Required Tools



1 - Metal Tool Box with Lock

1 - Pair of Leather Gloves

1 - 25' or 30' Tape Measure

1 - 12" Shot Saw

1 – Staple gun

1 – Utility Knife

1 - 7/8" Open end/Box Wrench

1 – Sheet Metal Template set

1 – tube cutter

1 - Tool Pouch

1 - 22oz to 26oz Steel Claw Hammer

1-Torpedo Level

1 – Rubber rain coat

1 – Rubber boots


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



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