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Peace River Hydro Partners

Fort St. John, (Canada)


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Insulator - Site C


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Full time




Job Description:

Position Summary:  Working under the direction of the Supervisor or designate the position of Insulator will support operations by utilizing the skills of a Certified Insulator to apply insulating materials to pipes or ductwork, or other mechanical systems to help control and maintain temperature also to reduce noise and the chance of fire. The Insulators will work on a wide variety of commercial and industrial sites, often in confined conditions with relatively dangerous substances.

Primary Functions:
-  Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
-  Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.
-  Determine the amounts and types of insulation needed, and methods of installation, based on factors such as location, surface shape, and equipment use. 
-  Install sheet metal around insulated pipes with screws to protect the insulation from weather conditions or physical damage.
-  Apply, remove, and repair insulation on industrial equipment, pipes, ductwork, or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks, and vessels, to help control noise and maintain temperatures.
-  Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors.
-  Examine workpieces for defects and measure workpieces to ensure conformance with specifications.
-  Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the insulating trade.
-  Support site maintenance functions as required
-  Plan layout and installation of fabricated metal/steel components in construction/industrial setting
-  Work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs to install, maintain, or repair insulating materials in accordance with specifications
-  Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous
-  Maintains a safe working environment by following safety rules and regulations
-  Will perform other project related duties as assigned by the Supervisor or designate
-  Must be a strong communicator in dealing with internal team members

Job Requirements:

Experience, Skills and Abilities:
-  Must possses an Inter provincial Red Seal certification for an Insulator (Heat and Frost) 
-  Previous work-related skill, knowledge, and experience is required.
-  Minimum of 3 years previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.
-  Must possess decision making and problem solving skills by analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
-  Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
-  Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

-  Must be physically fit and able to work in remote camp locations.
-  Outdoor work subject to extreme weather changes
-  Must be able to work access/board equipment in areas with uneven ground or snow or soft-ground/surface water

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume via our website at www.prhp.ca/careers. We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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