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Job Title: Journeyman Heat & Frost Insulator

Location: Lower Mainland

Status: Full Time


Aarc-West Mechanical Insulation Inc., one of the leading mechanical insulation companies in BC, is looking for experienced, fully – qualified, commercial journeymen insulators for the Lower Mainland.

We offer competitive union wages, including benefits and pension, and in-house training for employment required certifications.

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 material’s heat retaining or excluding characteristics.
  • Brushing adhesives on or attaching metal adhesive-backed pins to flat surfaces as necessary to facilitate application of insulation material.
  • Measuring and cutting insulation material to specified size and shape for covering flat or round surfaces, using 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 type of insulation used and structure covered, using staple gun, trowel, paintbrush, or calking gun.


  • Hold a Valid Drivers License
  • Have minimum 4 year experience in the mechanical insulation trade.
  • Ability to mentor apprentice insulators in a positive manner, knowledge of, and skilled in, the standard practices, methods, materials and tools of the insulation trade.
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with other trades.
  • Ability to work from ladders, scissor lifts and scaffolds.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

What we offer:

  • Above market union wages
  • Full benefits including dental, extended health, employee assistance and medical through the union after probation period
  • Pension contribution plan through the union after probation period
  • Opportunities for growth, including apprenticeship programs and supervisory roles
  • Ability to grow within the company to different divisions

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