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[Insulator] Journeyman Insulator Antarctica

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Project Superintendent or Project Manager

Location: Antarctica
Hours: 54
Schedule: 6 x 9
Start Date: 11.2019
End Date Date: 4.2020
Meals Lodging Transportation Provided
Requires Passport


Supervises and coordinates activities of work crew engaged in the fabrication and installation of sheet metal products and equipment. As a working foreman, assist with fabrication, assembly, installation, and repair sheet metal products and equipment. All work performed in a safe and professional manner. Insulating hydronic pipes, water pipes, ductwork with fiberglass, and armor flex type insulation.


Perform work to assist crew as needed, or as requested by supervisor.

Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders as needed.

Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.

Establishes and adjusts work sequences to meet construction schedule, using knowledge of capacities of equipment and assigned personnel.

Analyzes and resolves work problems.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Familiar with SMACNA standards

Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors.

Remove or seal off old insulation, following safety procedures.

Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.

Determine the amounts and types of insulation needed, and methods of installation, based on factors such as location, surface shape, and equipment use.

Install sheet metal around insulated pipes with screws in order to protect the insulation from weather conditions or physical damage.

Apply, remove, and repair insulation, thermal and fire, on industrial and domestic equipment, pipes, ductwork, or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks,pipework and vessels, to help control noise and maintain temperatures.

Select appropriate insulation, thermal and fire, such as mineral wool, fiberglass, foams or other materials based on the heat retaining or excluding characteristics of the material.

Read blueprints and specifications to determine job requirements.

Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with covers of metallic or nonmetallic, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.

Working with tools and machinery used in the trade.


Tools will be supplied.

Educational and experience requirements: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent preferred. Completion of Journeyman program or qualified technical training and 2-4 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education/training and experience. OSHA 10 or the ability to get an OSHA 10. NCCER in HVAC or Sheetmetal and a Passprt is required.

Worker should be able to: Coordinate, schedule, and inspect installation of insulation for satisfactory project completion; Rate information using personal judgment or standards that can be measured or checked; Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy; Perform a variety of duties which may change often; Use reason and logic; Perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately; See detail in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings; and picture flat drawings as 3-dimensional objects. Physically, workers must be able to: Work easily and skillfully with hands; Climb and maintain balance on scaffold or ladder; See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors; Reach for, handle, and grasp wires and hand tools; Bend, crouch, and work in small places; and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.


Physically, workers must be able to: See well (either naturally or with correction); Coordinate the movements eyes, hands and fingers; Use hands, arms and fingers fully; Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding in excess of 8 feet; Frequent stooping, kneeling, bending, squatting and/or crouching; lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance and occasionally more; Sustained overhead work; Frequently moves, assembles, lifts or carries furniture, equipment, tools and materials. Physical presence on the job site is required. Employee must be able to travel internationally, live in dorm style shared housing and work outside in extreme cold temperatures. Must be able and willing to undergo medical & dental exams/testing and pass all physical requirements of the contract.


The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day.

This job description does not: (1) alter any employee’s at-will employment relationship with San Juan Construction, Inc.; (2) give rise to contractual rights; or (3) give rise to an enforceable commitment. San Juan Construction, Inc. reserves the right to alter or amend this job description at any time and without prior notice to its employees.

San Juan Construction, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, applicants and/or employees who inquiry about, discuss or disclose their compensation or compensation of other employees or applicants, or any other protected status established by law. San Juan Construction complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company conducts business. This EEO policy applies to all decisions including, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and to all other terms and conditions of employment.

EOE STATEMENT San Juan Construction, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and/or inquiries or discussion about compensation.

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