Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall:

Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $35,850.00
Average Time to Fill 35 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 623
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.75 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install insulating materials
Fit construction materials such as wood
Tape dry wall joints
Install flooring such as carpet, linoleum, or tile
Join wood or other construction materials
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Review construction specifications
Install shock-absorbing or acoustical paneling or tiles on wall or ceiling
Erect scaffold on work site
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Stack containers, materials, or products
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Handling and Moving Objects

Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Apply adhesives to construction materials
Cut flexible flooring material such as carpet, vinyl, or linoleum
Don/Doff installation, maintenance, or repair related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Load materials into construction equipment
Prepare surfaces for finishing
Shape construction materials such as wood
Cut construction material

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Insulating Materials
Pipe Insulation
Industrial Engineering Industry Expertise
Spray Foam (Insulation)
Materials Transport
Sheet Metal Installation

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