Installed Building Products

Waterproofer

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Requisition ID
2022-4522
Position Type
Full-Time
Travel Requirements
None

The Company

Alpha

Founded in 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, Alpha Insulation and Waterproofing has over three decades of experience in commercial insulation, waterproofing, fireproofing, and firestopping. With a strong dedication and commitment to the people that form the very fabric of our company, Alpha has since expanded — we now have offices in Atlanta, Austin, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Denver, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Miami, Milwaukee, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh/Durham, San Antonio, Tampa, Tulsa. There’s a reason why we’ve sustained such a high level of excellence, quality, and exemplary service since 1982. 

 

We have a strong culture rooted in trust, integrity, professionalism, and excellence; and, we make it a point to use good judgment, fairness, and common sense to meet our challenges. You’ll find that our team consists of talented, dedicated people who provide insulation, waterproofing, spray fireproofing, spray foam insulation, and restoration services to our commercial customers.

 

If you’ve got what it takes, we’ll provide the rest:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid holidays & Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Insurance Benefits & 401k
  • Full training and industry orientation
  • Tuition reimbursement & scholarships
  • Family atmosphere and friendly co-workers

What You Can Expect

The Waterproofing Technician installs caulking in expansion, contraction, and control joints in interior and exterior masonry, door frames to masonry, windows to masonry, louvers to masonry, coping joints, concrete paving joints, saw cuts, and EIFS joints utilizing silicone, urethane, and acrylic based sealants.

 

  • Installs caulk into joints using a bulk caulk gun, pulling product out of buckets, using 'sausage' tubes, or standard tubes.
  • Inspect joints to make sure they are sound, that all joint filler material has been removed, and that joint size is acceptable.
  • Joints requiring it will be packed with backer rod to ensure proper joint depth, eliminate three side adhesion, and provide a sound backing to tool against.
  • If required, joint primer is applied using a spatula type knife of proper size, smoothing sealant to match masonry mortar joints.
  • When using self-leveling products, use compatible material to 'dam' ends, penetrations, and holes, so that the material remains in the joint.
  • Mix material when required utilizing a drill and mixing paddle. Mix according to manufacturer's directions.
  • Access to joints may require use of boom lifts, scissor lifts, swing stage, scaffolds, ladders, boswain's chair (sky genie), or bucket trucks to reach great heights inside and outside of buildings under construction.
  • Clean tools using toluene or xylene type products. Specific care and precautions are to be taken when working with these solvent type materials.

To Be Successful

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 2 years related experience and/or training with below grade systems, sealants, expansion joints required

 Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to read and use a tape measure, ability to read measurements off of a blue print.

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must have form of dependable transportation; must be able to travel out of town, both on overnight and one day trips.

For Your Safety

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to perform job functions while wearing respirator.

EEO Statement

IBP is an equal opportunity employer.

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