Traveling Pipe Insulator



24/hour depending on experience



2 years +

High School Diploma or Equivalent



Innovative Refrigeration Systems, Inc. is looking to place an experienced Industrial Pipe Insulator. This position offers competitive hourly pay, full benefits, paid travel, mileage reimbursement, paid hotels and per diem! This person will be responsible for cutting, fitting, and installing pipe insulation and the components of insulation systems in an industrial setting. Advancement opportunities are available. Travel is required.

Why work for us? We can offer you a career path and training to advance your career to the next level! We offer competitive salary, full benefits, substantial retirement packages (15% dollar for dollar match!). Simply put, we are looking to invest time and money into developing the most elite team in the ammonia refrigeration industry. If you want to be the best in the business, this position is for you!

Innovative Refrigeration Systems, Inc. is a locally-owned, premier custom refrigeration system company that strives to provide a one-stop shop for our valued customers. We are proud to provide everything from custom designed refrigeration systems to upkeep and maintenance for our clients. Because of our continuous growth, we are looking for qualified, dedicated, passionate new teammates who share our drive and vision.

About the Position:

  • Job Security- Long term, permanent position with benefits
  • Weekly pay
  • Application takes 5-10 minutes, receive feedback in 2 business days

Key Duties:

  • Fabricates, installs, and maintains various insulation systems on heavy industrial refrigeration equipment
  • Install polystyrene/polyisocyanurate insulation and PVC/aluminum jacketing on pipes and valves
  • Properly use and care for the tools and equipment commonly employed on an industrial job such as bending brakes, band saws, or banding tools
  • Performs fabrication or modification of prefabricated insulation kits for special purposes such as valves, pipe fittings, and rotating equipment
  • Fabricate or altering blankets, shaping or forming foam, or cutting and forming sheet metal jackets to conform with drawings and specifications
  • Cut, fit, and install insulation and the components of an insulation system such as lagging and banding


  • Minimum of Two (2) years pipe insulator experience
  • Proficiency in the basic skills of cutting, fitting and installing heavy industrial pipe insulation
  • Possesses a basic knowledge and understanding of insulation materials, supports, moisture barriers and jackets commonly used to insulate pipe and equipment
  • Must have experience working with aluminum and/or PVC jacketing
  • Knowledge of the various methods used to install and repair insulation and the components of insulation systems
  • Ability to read and interpret the drawings and specifications as they pertain to insulation
  • Possesses current knowledge of insulation and craftsman practices
  • Companies are a tobacco-free workplace and, as such, no tobacco products are allowed during the workday on the jobsite(s).
  • Position requires pre-employment drug screening, felony screening, and DUI screening
  • Position requires overtime, heavy traveling, and occasional heavy lifting
  • As a representative of the company, individuals should be well groomed
  • Capable of working alone up to 12 hours carrying out assigned tasks
  • Must have valid driver’s license and be capable of driving up to 10 hours
  • Extensive travel required (typical tour is from the Tuesday of the 1st week to the Thursday of the 2nd week, with 12 hour days)
  • Ability to climb 40 foot extension ladders and work on all types of ladders
  • Ability to operate scissor lifts, fork trucks, boom lifts, lulls, and other industrial equipment safely
  • Must be able to work at heights in a safety harness
  • Ability to see and hear industrial equipment as it moves around the jobsite
  • Requires face-to-face communication and contact with others (face-to-face, telephone, email, or otherwise)
  • Capable of lifting 75lbs frequently during the day
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, and squat for extended periods of time
  • Requires working in very hot (above 100F) or very cold (below 10F) temperatures and the ability to wear all required safety PPE in these conditions


  • Health insurance; company pays 75% of the premiums for employee/family
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Competitive vacation & holiday pay
  • Supplemental insurance available (Aflac)
  • Retirement plan, company matches dollar-for-dollar up to 15%
  • Short-term & long-term disability
  • Accidental death/dismemberment
  • Life insurance
  • Employee referral incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement, professional development, training opportunities & apprenticeship programs available
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, rental vehicles, and other company discounts (if applicable)
  • Travel, travel time, lodging, and per diem company paid