Journeyman – Insulation

September 30, 2021


The Journeyman responsibilities involve in performing skilled construction operational responsibilities in installing and repairing insulation for building projects. This position is considered a working Journeyman and is expected to accomplish daily labor tasks and activities assigned by the Foreman.


  • Perform hands-on insulation tasks on construction projects utilizing a variety of materials, equipment, and tools.
  • Accomplish work responsibilities from job plans, verbal information, schematics, blueprints, wiring diagrams, documents, vendor/manufacturer manuals, and applicable specifications and codes in a timely manner.
  • Review daily work schedule and ensure all product(s), tools, and equipment are available for the day.
  • Move materials and equipment to work locations and set up work site.
  • Prepare surfaces for insulation application.
  • Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.
  • Ensure that installation schedules and deadlines are met.
  • Remove and reinstall insulation as needed to facilitate repairs.
  • Complete post-installation quality check and verify product installation meets inspection codes.
  • Perform various clean-up and housekeeping activities and follow all hazardous waste handling guidelines.
  • Return unused materials, tools, equipment to the designated area.
  • Timely response to emergency service calls during and outside of normal working hours.
  • Accurate and thorough documentation of hours worked, tasks performed, materials used, and processes involved.
  • Advise Foreman of job progress and material/labor requirements.
  • Learn and use computer based labor, material, and maintenance tracking applications.
  • Adhere to all California Drywall, Federal, State, and Local regulations, policies, and procedures as well as contract codes.
  • Report quality concerns or other problems that interfere with the completion of assigned jobs to the Foreman.
  • Proactively identify any unsafe conditions or hazards and communicate them effectively.
  • Report all accidents, injuries, and near misses to Foremen in a timely manner.
  • Use available technology to perform job tasks efficiently.
  • Complete all the necessary training as required.
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with all trades, vendors, co‐workers, and customers to maximize effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Convey a professional and positive attitude as the onsite representative of California Drywall.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • 2+ years of experience as Journeyman – insulation division.
  • Certified in: OSHA 30, NEWPs, or forklifts a plus.
  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Valid driver’s license and DMV printout.
  • Drug testing clearance.


  • Proven experience as a construction Journeyman.
  • Experience in construction and maintenance of commercial and/or industrial facilities.
  • Skilled visual inspector; possesses a keen eye to identify deficiencies or problems.
  • Ability to adhere to work schedule, deadline, quality, and work with urgency to achieve goals.
  • Strong relationship management and interpersonal skills – effectively builds consensus and works with others to achieve desired results and objectives.
  • Physical demands:
    • Standing/Climbing/Mobility
    • Lifting/Pulling/Pushing 50 lbs.
    • Manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, physical fitness, and a good sense of balance are important.


Jobsites / Warehouse / Office work environment with exposure to different noises, dust, temperature, etc.


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The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as our exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

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