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Metal Man/ Insulator

Lafayette, Indiana, 47905

Job ID:  49143

Metal Man/ Insulator 

Location: Lafayette, Indiana 

Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.


Primary Purpose:

The responsibilities of the insulation worker are to apply insulation material to pipes or ductwork or other mechanical systems to help control and maintain temperatures.

Typical Duties:


Adheres to all OSHA, site specific and Bilfinger safety requirements for applying insulation
Participate in safety pre-job audits (JSA’s) with the scaffolding crew to ensure all safety hazards have been identified
Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives and scissors.
Fit insulation around obstructions and shape insulating material and protective covering as required.
Determine the amounts and types of insulation needed and or required and methods of insulation, 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.
Willingness to work with other crew members to accomplish task.
Effectively communicating with Supervisors, Peers and Subordinates
Responsible for cleaning work area – removing debris and materials.
Any other duties as assigned by supervision

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described represent what the employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

Working around moving mechanical parts
Working in high precarious places
Exposed to all types of weather conditions – hot /humid/cold/wet
Working around different types of chemicals
Working in high noise areas

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform he essential functions.

Stand for long periods of time
Ability to feel and reach with hands and arms
Ability to stand, walk, climb, or balance, stoop kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear and taste and smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move 50 pounds.



Please reach out to Allison Jaure ( in case of any questions related to this position.


Bilfinger Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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