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Insulators install fiberglass products such as rolls, rigid batts, and blown-in insulation in commercial, industrial and residential buildings. Insulators work with different materials to prevent or reduce the passage of heat, cold, moisture, sound and fire in various industrial commercial-industrial settings – from piping systems to walls. arenas to processing facilities marine platforms to refineries. Their job duties include installing, insulating servicing, maintaining, repairing and removing insulation items.


Length36 months
Benefits for ApprenticesMedical, dental, & vision care for worker and
dependants after 3 months; vacation after 6
months; annuity after one year; pension
between 25 and 30 months
Minimum age17
Education prerequisitesApplicants must have a High School Diploma
or GED equivalent
or Verifi ed 6 months full time work
experience in a construction related trade
or Graduated from an approved
pre-apprenticeship program.
Physical requirementsMust be able to perform the physical tasks and
activities related to trade
Additional requirementsMust have a valid drivers license and
Reliable transportation
Pass Drug Screen
Written or oral entry examsNone at this time
Subjects studied by ApprenticesWorking Drawings for Insulators
Residential Blueprint Reading
Fork Lift
Residential Insulation Installation & Weatherization
Commercial Blueprint Reading
Welding Frame-Mobile Tower Scaffolds,
Commercial & Industrial Insulation Installation
Aerial Lift
Energy Conservation Codes
Standards for Insulators
Green Advantage

Contact: Carpenters Training Committee For Northern California 800 Chadbourne Rd. Fairfi eld, CA 94534 Octavio Soto District Coordinator.

Applications: Mon. thru Fri. 8 am to 5 pm @ all Carpenters Training Committee District Offices. Office closed 12 to 1 pm daily. Applications may be printed online or picked up at any Carpenters Local Union Office, Apprentice Training Center or Employment Development Department in your area.

How do new apprentices get their first job? Applicants are placed on a list. When new apprentices are needed, applicants are taken from the top of the list

Additional Information: Carpenters Training Committee For Northern California.