Insulation Workers line and cover structures or systems with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials; Insulation Workers, Mechanical – Apply insulating materials to pipes or ductwork, or other mechanical systems in order to help control and maintain temperature.
Primary skills needed in this occupation include: select and install appropriate insulation materials; cover or seal insulated surfaces; read blueprints and technical drawings; climb ladders and scaffolding; work in confined spaces; follow safety procedures; use hand and power tools; work with hazardous materials.
*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/
* Low range wage rates based on the 25th percentile wage level. High range wage rates based on the 90th percentile wage level.
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