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Marine Insulator

JOURNEYPERSON 4 (INSULATION MECHANIC) Must meet all Journeyman 3 Insulation Mechanical requirements. Must be able to read and interpret Insulation drawings, layout, and install. Must be able to design and fabricate lagging pads. Must be able to install lagging pads on pipe flanges, valves, ventilation systems, and engine exhaust systems. Must be able fabricate miters out of calcium silicate. Must be able to install calcium silicate and fabricated miters on properly. JOURNEYPERSON 3 (INSULATION MECHANIC) Must meet all Journeyman 2 Insulation Mechanical requirements. Assist with close supervision in reading and interpreting Insulation drawings. Assist Journeyman 4 mechanic in designing and fabricating lagging pads. Must be able to install lagging pads on pipe flanges, valves, ventilation systems ,and engine exhaust systems. Assist Journeyman 4 mechanic in designing and fabricating miters out of calcium silicate. Must know standard items (009-11, 009-23, 009-10) Must be able to install calcium silicate different size steam systems properly. Must be able to apply finishing cement on calcium silicate seams. JOURNEYPERSON 2 (INSULATION MECHANIC) Must meet all Journeyman 1 Insulation Mechanical requirements. Must be able to layout overhead and bulkheads structures using 1” inch and 2” inch waffle back studs properly. Must be able to install sheet rubber, tube rubber, and fiber glass pipe covering on steam, and chill water systems. Assist Journeyman mechanics 3 or 4 on installing calcium silicate steam systems properly. Assist Journeyman mechanics 3 or 4 on applying finishing cement on calcium silicate. Must have the knowledge of the material to reinstall on the job. Assist Journeyman mechanics 3 or 4 on installing pads on pipe flanges, valves, ventilation systems, and engine exhaust systems. JOURNEYPERSON 1 (INSULATION MECHANIC) Understand ship Nomenclature - Describe compartment listings, identify locations, navigate vessel. Excellent knowledge on reading a tape measure and ability to use basic insulation tools appropriately such as knifes, scissors, wire twist pliers, hog ring pliers, and snips. Assist in laying out overhead and bulkhead structures properly. Assist on installing sheet rubber, tube rubber, and fiber glass pipe covering on steam, and chill water systems. Must have the knowledge of correct material to install on jobs. Must be able to install fiber glass cloth on any piping systems, ventilation ducting, and engine systems. Must be able to tape out hull board seams on overhead and bulkhead structures properly using different size fiber glass tape. Must be able to install hull board of different size thickness on any ship structures properly. Must be able to fabricate and install box beams and wraps on ship structures. Must be able to perform job safely. Must know what personal protective equipment to use and when. (PPE)

Category: Marine Insulator


Information
NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

Marine Insulators apply insulation and covering to piping/machinery for water systems, AC, refrigeration, and steam machinery, bulkheads and overheads. This allows ship systems to function at peak capacity while keeping ship personnel remain comfortable and safe from exposure to extreme heat or cold. Marine Insulators become skilled with hand-tools such as knives, wire cutters, saws, and tape measures. They are responsible for handling and applying rubber, fiberglass hullboard, pipe sections made of fiberglass or calcium silicate, fiberglass tape/cloth, adhesives and Tempmatt.
Education
Marine Insulator positions typically require a high school diploma.
Qualifications
Marine Insulator careers typically require the ability to :
- Demonstrate high-quality craftsmanship
- Pass a drug test
- Obtain a security clearance
- Be reliable and punctual

Previous experience is preferred and sometimes required.

Company Information

Surge Force, LLC
2427 Ingleside Road
200

Phone: 7579637865

Application Information

2427 Ingleside Road
200
Norfolk, VA 23513