Topjobs Insulation Inspection Technician Tyco Thermal Controls (TTC)
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Job Title

: Insulation Inspection Technician

Job Category
: Building Products - Equipment
Job Location
: Houston - TX
Job Description

Tyco Thermal Controls - Tracer, is a world leader in heat-tracing, fire & performance wiring and sensing solutions for the oil & gas, power, chemical and other process industries, as well as for the commercial and residential construction markets. We have more than 2,000 employees in over 50 countries and provide innovative solutions to the most challenging heat tracing, wiring, sensing, leak detection, specialty heating, temperature measurement and floor-heating applications. This position will be located in Port Arthur, TX. Specific responsibilities for the Insulation Inspection Technician for the Motiva Project will include:

Insulation Inspection Technicians work Includes but may not be limited to:
Visual, dimensional and physical inspections and examinations of insulated vats, tanks, vessels, boilers, heat exchangers, petroleum, chemical and steam or hot-water pipes
Verification that correct materials are used to insulate equipment and piping
Verification of measurements of cut sections of insulation and covering for proper dimensions
Verification of correct fastening the insulation to equipment with adhesives, tapes or bands
Verification of correct fastening of covering over the insulation
Ensuring all prior work, inspections and tests have been satisfactorily performed and are completed prior to application of insulation and coverings

Work Environment
Industrial setting outdoors
Requires wearing Personal Protective Equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots, etc)
Requires acceptable vision, standing, bending, kneeling or climbing
May work from ladders, scaffolds and in confined spaces
May be exposed to pipes and vessels at temperatures that may cause burns

Report writing takes place indoors, site office settings

Education and Training Required

High school graduates or equivalent
Minimum years experience: Sr. Inspector - 8 overall, 5 yrs. In specialty and 3 yrs. petrochemical.
Minimum years experience: Inspector - 5 overall, 3 yrs. In specialty and 2 yrs. petrochemical
Good communication skills - English language verbal and written
Microsoft Office Applications experience
In-depth understanding of all phases of insulation applications
Able to perform required work with minimal supervision but also receive instruction from other more experienced quality team members
Understanding of shop math and science, piping layouts, P&ID\\\'s, mechanical drawings and general construction site familiarity

Preferred Attributes:

Journeyman insulator preferred
National Insulation Association certification big plus
Apprenticeship and training with mechanical industrial insulation contractors very helpful
Previous work as insulation shop supervisor or insulation contract estimator very helpful
Good physical condition

Employment Type
Posting Date
:11 Dec 2010