$16.00 - $22.00
Installs insulating materials to shipboard equipment and components. Installs covers using insulating materials. Installs sheet insulation on bulkheads, ventilation ducting and overhead of ship structure. Wires pre-formed fiberglass and calcium silicate pipe covering. Trowels mastic or cement on fiberglass cloth. Fits thermo-block insulation to boiler drums, evaporators and steam turbines. Wires insulation on machinery and provides wire netting for retention and covers. Measures, sizes, and fabricates portable pads using heavy cloth.
- Apply remove, and repair insulation on industrial equipment, pipes, ductwork, or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks, and vessels, to help control noise and maintain temperatures.
- Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.
- Determine the amounts and types of insulation needed, and methods of installation, based on factors such as location, surface shape, and equipment usB.
- Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.
- Install sheet metal around insulated pipes with screws in order to protect the insulation from weather conditions or physical damage.
- Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors.
- Work from blueprints or schematics.
- Work safely at all times and recognize and report any safety hazards that exist on the job.
Qualifications & Experience
- Minimum of 2 years shipyard experience - No Exceptions
- Ability to get onto government facility
- Must pass pre-employment drug screen and government background check
- Security Clearance a plus
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