Installed Building Products


Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
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Hourly pay rate up to $25, Depending on experience.



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.  Waterproofing Technicians regularly work extended hours, and weekend hours, and may be required to travel out of town as needed. 



  • 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 rods to ensure proper joint depth, eliminate three-sided adhesion, and provide a sound backing to tool against.
  • Must be able to operate and work on a Forklift, Boom lift and/or scissor lift.
  • 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 the 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.


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
  • Experience reading plans and below-grade waterproofing or caulking preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation


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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