Requisition Number

Lead Insulator


ZACHRY is currently accepting applications for a LEAD INDUSTRIAL INSULATOR.

Position Summary

Industrial Journeyman Lead Insulator will apply insulation to pipe, ducts, and equipment as required by specifications.  He/she will also serve in a leadership capacity as a backup for the Insulator Foreman to assist with leading, directing, and managing crews, work, etc.

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 materials for 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 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 blueprints, 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.
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER) certification for Industrial Journeyman Insulator.
  • Formal/Technical education.
  • Experience working with scaffolding, insulation, and painting.

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 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.  

Posted at: 2022-04-27 10:22:38

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