Installed Building Products

Insulator

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Requisition ID
2022-4524
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

Summary

Insulator applies insulation supports, insulating materials and surface claddings and coatings to pipes, vessels, tanks, ductwork, and associated equipment or other mechanical systems to control heat loss or gain, provide personnel protection, frost protection and maintain temperature, and/or provide noise control and fire protection. 

 

Essential Functions

  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors.
  • Remove or seal off old insulation, following safety procedures.
  • Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.
  • Determine the amounts and types of insulation needed, and methods of installation, based on factors such as location, surface shape, and equipment use.
  • Install sheet metal around insulated pipes with screws to protect the insulation from weather conditions or physical damage.
  • Apply, remove, and repair insulation, thermal and fire, on industrial and domestic equipment, pipes, ductwork, or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks, pipework and vessels, to help control noise and maintain temperatures.
  • Select appropriate insulation, thermal and fire, such as mineral wool, fiberglass, foams or other materials based on the heat retaining or excluding characteristics of the material.
  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine job requirements.
  • Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with covers of metallic or nonmetallic, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.
  • Working with tools and machinery used in the trade

To Be Successful

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess, or have ability to obtain valid drivers license. Must have form of dependable transportation and ability to obtain insurance; 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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