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47-2131.00 - Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

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Fit, wrap, staple, or glue insulating materials to structures or surfaces, using hand tools or wires.

47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.
  • 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.
  • Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement, or asphalt mastic.
  • Distribute insulating materials evenly into small spaces within floors, ceilings, or walls, using blowers and hose attachments or cement mortar.
  • Move controls, buttons, or levers to start blowers, and to regulate flow of materials through nozzles.
47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians
  • Apply insulation materials, such as loose, blanket, board, and foam insulation to attics, crawl spaces, basements, or walls.
  • Wrap air ducts and water lines with insulating materials, such as duct wrap and pipe insulation.
  • Prepare and apply weather-stripping, glazing, caulking, or door sweeps to reduce energy losses.
  • Wrap water heaters with water heater blankets.
47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook
  • Perform building weatherization tasks, such as repairing windows, adding insulation, or applying weather-stripping materials.
  • Apply weather-stripping to reduce energy loss.
47-2181.00 Roofers
  • Install vapor barriers or layers of insulation on flat roofs.
47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
  • Install blanket insulation between studs and tack plastic moisture barriers over insulation.

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