Insulation Workers, Mechanical


Apply insulating materials to pipes or ductwork, or other mechanical systems in order to help control and maintain temperature.
Also called: Industrial Insulator, Insulation Mechanic, Insulator, Mechanical Insulator

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • mechanical
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independence
  • Persistence
  • Initiative
  • Integrity

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • CMSN FieldPAK
  • Comput-Ability Mechanical Insulation Key Estimator
    Analytical or scientific software
  • North American Insulation Manufacturers Association NAIMA 3E Plus
    Project management software
  • Turtle Creek Software Goldenseal

Education:

    no high school diploma/GED
    high school diploma/GED
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