Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

Apply insulating materials to pipes or ductwork, or other mechanical systems in order to help control and maintain temperature.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Independence * Persistence * Initiative * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors. * 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.



Job Family Construction and Extraction

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