1st, 2nd & 3rd Year Apprentice Insulator

Position Summary: The Insulator Apprentice will safely assist the Journeymen Insulators with their duties which inculde the insulation of manufactured products.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Observe and learn while assisting the Journeymen Insulators with their duties.
  • Must be able to follow instructions exactly as given.
  • Help apply, remove and/ or repair all insulating materials to piping systems and vessels safely according to industry rules and standards.
  • Work with different types of insulation such as Mineral Wool, Ceramic Fiber, Polyurethane, and Foam Glass.
  • Assist with applying cladding on pipes and pressure vessels.
  • Help maintain a clean work area at all times.
  • Report any issues and /or concerns to the insulation Lead Hand and/ or Journeyman.


  • Support, participate in, and help drive the overall company safety program, safety awareness, and safety targets.
  • Consistently demonstrate "Safety Leadership" qualities.


  • Should have experience working in a fabrication environment.
  • Proficient knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Proven ability to produce high quality work while facing competing priorities and strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritize activities and stay focused in a dynamic ever changing environment.
  • Participate in achieving departmental "Key Performance Indicators".


  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - must be able to interact successfully with all levels of staff, from Managers to Senior Executives, with a positive,enthusiastic attitude.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity toward client engagements and confidentiality when interacting with TDE leadership.
  • Adaptability and the ability to handle ambiguity.


  • Must be enrolled in a Certified Insulator Apprenticeship program.

Hours Of Work:

  • Afternoon Shift 3:30p.m - 1:30a.m


To join our team, submit a resume and cover letter citing the job posting and renumeration to:

Thermo Design Engineering Ltd.
Attn. Human Resources
1624 - 70 Ave
Edmonton, AB
Facsimile: 780.440.1657
E-mail: humanresources@thermodesign.com