We offer you more than a job, we offer a lifetime career
By becoming a member of the Heat and Frost Insulators Local 41, you are placing yourself on the pathway to a long and successful career.
Careers within the insulation industry can include:
- Journeyman An insulator who has successfully completed an apprenticeship program or who has successfully demonstrated they possess the skills required to be a journeyman.
- Foreman Supervises all insulator journeymen and apprentices working on a project. A foreman plans work, maintains schedules and ensures procedures as directed by the superintendent.
- Draftsman Digitally creates working plans, drawings and diagrams for engineering and construction purposes.
- Estimator Prepares basic data concerning a proposed construction project, based on plans and specifications, for quantities of materials, man-hours to perform the work and equipment required. Estimators calculate the cost of construction to help create the contractor’s bid for the project.
- Expeditor Maintains construction schedules by reviewing deliveries, scheduling arrival of materials and employees at the job sites, establishes work priorities and obtains necessary clearances.
- Purchasing Determines most cost-effective source for materials, supplies, equipment and parts in order to ensure the items are purchased at the lowest price and can be delivered on schedule.
- Inspector Inspects the work of insulators and other construction trades to ensure that the requirements of the drawings, specifications and codes for the work are met.
- General Superintendent Directs all construction functions for large projects according to established schedules, specifications, methods and procedures. This position can also supervise a job superintendent on very large projects or on a variety of smaller projects.
- Project Manager Directs all construction functions on very large projects, establishes and develops methods, procedures, schedules and policies and coordinates the work of all units and divisions.
- General Contractor Usually the company owner who is a businessperson and construction specialist and is responsible for all of the construction activities. The general contractor deals with all key individuals on a project such as the architect, project owner, subcontractors and company personnel.