Insulation Workers, Mechanical :

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

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $57,600.00
Average Time to Fill 35 days
Typical Education No formal educational credential
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 851
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.19 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install siding or sheeting materials
Install drywall, plasterboard, or wallboard
Review construction specifications
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install insulating materials
Fit construction materials such as wood
Join wood or other construction materials
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Erect scaffold on work site
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Stack containers, materials, or products
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Handling and Moving Objects

Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Apply adhesives to construction materials
Cut flexible flooring material such as carpet, vinyl, or linoleum
Don/Doff installation, maintenance, or repair related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Load materials into construction equipment
Prepare surfaces for finishing
Shape construction materials such as wood
Cut construction material
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured mechanical products, engines, or machinery by hand

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill

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