Installed Building Products

Firestop Applicator

Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
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Job Description



Hourly pay rate up to $25, Depending on experience.


The Firestop Applicator is responsible for installing firestop materials in new and existing commercial buildings to the required specifications designated by the material manufacturer.



  • Review and understand safety and its culture on the job site
  • Coordinate installation process at the job site (unload equipment, place hose in the location of installation, etc.).
  • Use basic trade math fundamentals to assist the supervisor with costs
  • Inspection of firewalls per NFPA code
  • Providing accurate documentation for customers code compliance
  • Maintain professional, timely, communication with customers
  • Review and learn blueprinting; sketching, perspectives and terminology
  • Develop an understanding of the relationship between cost, blueprinting reading, and material estimating


Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Must have at least 6 months of construction experience


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 blueprint.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

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


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places, toxic or caustic chemicals, and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Physical Demands:


While working, the employee will use their hands and arms, stand, walk, and may need to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. They may also occasionally sit, climb, or balance. The job involves lifting and moving objects up to 10 pounds regularly, up to 50 pounds frequently, and occasionally moving objects over 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



  • Competitive pay
  • Paid holidays & Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Insurance Benefits & 401k
  • Full training and industry orientation
  • Tuition reimbursement & scholarships


Alpha participates in the E-Verify Program. Alpha is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Alpha does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs.


Start a new career with Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing, part of the Installed Building Products Family of Companies. At over $1.5B in Revenues, IBP is one of the largest publicly-traded company in the insulation industry (IBP – NYSE). As IBP’s commercial division, Alpha is one of the largest specialty contractors in the U.S. serving the Tier 1 Commercial Construction Industry across 17 locations.  With a 40+ year track record of increasing growth, visibility, and opportunity, our highly-regarded construction services company, Alpha, is currently seeking skilled employees to join our team.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.


EEO Statement

IBP is an equal opportunity employer.


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