Insulators (Heat and Frost) maintain and apply thermal insulation to commercial and industrial structures and equipment.

What do Insulators (Heat and Frost) do? 

  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications to determine insulation requirements and select type of insulation.
  • Measure and cut insulating material to required dimensions using hand and power tools.
  • Apply and secure insulation using spraying, blowing, pasting, strapping, taping and other application and installation methods.
  • Fit insulation around obstructions and between studs and joists.
  • Install vapour barriers and remove asbestos or urea-formaldehyde insulation materials from buildings when required.

For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.”