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insulator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Abbotsford, BC
V2T5S4

Salary

$29.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

Tasks

  • Select type of insulation required
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Measure and cut insulating materials to required shape and dimensions using hand and power tools
  • Apply and secure insulation using spraying, blowing, pasting, strapping, taping and other application and installation methods
  • Fit insulation around obstructions and between joists and studs
  • Install vapour barriers and fire-retardant materials
  • Supervise other workers
  • Brush waterproofing cement or other material over insulating materials
  • Fabricate and apply removable insulation pads and covers
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Remove asbestos, ceramic fibres, lead and mould and urea-formaldehyde insulation materials from buildings

Types of systems

  • Underground conduits and piping
  • Steam and condensate process lines
  • Precipitators
  • Turbines
  • Kilns
  • Plumbing, cold water and drain lines
  • Refrigeration
  • Ventilation and exhaust
  • Hot water system and equipment
  • Air conditioning system

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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