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Job Title: Journeyman Heat & Frost Insulator

Location: Airdrie

Status: Full Time


Compensation: Based on Experience and Apprenticeship Level

Tri Western Insulation, one of the leading Industrial thermal Insulation companies in AB, is looking for Mechanical/Heat & Frost 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.

Duties will include:

  • Applies insulating material to exposed surfaces and structures, such as air ducts, hot and cold pipes, storage tanks, and cold storage rooms.
  • Read blueprints and selects the 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.
  • Brushes adhesives on or attaches metal adhesive-backed pins to flat surfaces as necessary to facilitate the application of insulation material.
  • Measures and cuts insulation material to specified size and shape for covering flat or round surfaces, using a tape measure, knife, or scissors.
  • Fits, wraps, or attaches required insulation material around or to structure, flowing blueprint specifications.
  • Covers or seals insulation with preformed plastic covers, canvas strips, sealant, or tape to secure insulation to structure, according to type of insulation used and structure covered, using staple gun, trowel, paintbrush, or calking gun.


  • Hold a Valid Drivers License
  • 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, scissor lifts and scaffolds.

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