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Job Title: Apprentice

Location: Airdrie

Status: Full Time


Tri Western Insulation, one of the leading Industrial thermal Insulation companies in AB, is looking for registered apprentice insulators in Airdrie, Alberta.

We offer competitive wages including automatic increases based on hours worked and apprenticeship advancement. We encourage apprenticeship training and also have generous vacation and extended health benefits, as well as an RRSP contribution plan for team members.

Duties will include:

Applying insulating material to exposed surfaces and structures, such as air ducts, hot and cold pipes, storage tanks, and cold storage rooms:

Reading blueprints and selecting required insulation material (in sheet, tubular, or roll form), such as fiberglass, foam rubber, styrofoam, cork, or urethane, based on the material’s heat retaining or excluding characteristics.

Brushing adhesives on or attaching metal adhesive-backed pins to flat surfaces as necessary to facilitate the application of insulation material.

Measuring and cutting insulation material to specified size and shape for covering flat or round surfaces, using a tape measure, knife, or scissors.

Fitting, wrapping, or attaching required insulation material around or to structure, flowing blueprint specifications.

Covering or sealing insulation with preformed plastic covers, canvas strips, sealant, or tape to secure insulation to structure, according to the type of insulation used and structure covered, using a staple gun, trowel, paintbrush, or calking gun.


  • Hold a Valid Drivers License
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience in the mechanical insulation trade.
  • Knowledge of, and skilled in, the standard practices, methods, materials, and tools of the insulation trade.
  • Ability to work from oral and written instructions, sketches and diagrams.
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with other trades.
  • Ability to work from ladders and scaffolds.

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