Refrigeration Plant Cork Insulator

Apply insulating slabs of cork or fiberglass to walls, floor, and ceiling.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Refrigeration Plant Cork Insulators do?

Applies insulating slabs of cork or fiberglass to walls, floor, and ceiling: Imbeds parallel rows of slabs in hot asphalt spread on surfaces or spreads cement mortar on slab with trowel and sticks it to surface. Nails slabs to walls and ceiling construction for additional security. May leave narrow space between wall and slab, if wall structure is rough and uneven, and fill space with cement mortar. May construct false ceiling by nailing slabs to wooden framework or by wiring slabs to T-irons. May construct cork partition walls by cementing rows of cork slabs one upon another. May finish cork surface of walls and ceiling with cement plaster or asphalt mastic compound. May spread concrete over floor slabs to form wearing floor [CEMENT MASON; PLASTERER].

Should I be a Refrigeration Plant Cork Insulator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Cork Insulator, Refrigeration Plant

    How to Become a
    Refrigeration Plant Cork Insulator

    Most Refrigeration Plant Cork Insulators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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