HEAT & FROST INSULATOR
JOB NO.: 104501-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: FP&M/PP SHOPS/STEAMFITTING
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Other
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 104501
Working Title: HEAT & FROST INSULATOR
Official Title: HEAT & FROST INSULATE(76100)
Hiring Department: A717108-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/PP SHOPS/STEAMFITTING
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
The work for this position is related to heating, ventilating, plumbing installation, and repair projects. Duties include installing insulation on plumbing, steam pipes, boilers, heaters, tanks, ducts, vapor barriers, refrigeration pipes, and equipment; applying waterproof or protective finish to insulation materials; keeping records and making reports. The position works in the Steamfitter Shop under the general supervision of a Crafts Worker Supervisor.
The University of Wisconsin Physical Plant is committed to the highest standard of customer relations principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.
8:00 am - 4:30 pm, 30 min unpaid lunch break, Monday - Friday.
Instructions to applicants:
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Starting pay is $43.149 to $44.548 per hour depending on leave time selected.
Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter. To be minimally qualified you must have the Requirement for Journey Level Recognition (see requirements below).
In your cover letter please describe the insulation, equipment, duct or pipe you have experience working with. Also in the cover letter, indicate which of the requirements for Journey level recognition you have (see below).
HEAT AND FROST INSULATOR CERTIFICATION
Requirements for Journey Level Recognition: In order to be eligible to compete and qualify for journey level Asbestos Worker - Heat and Frost Insulator vacancies with the University of Wisconsin Madison, you must be a recognized journey level Asbestos Worker - Heat and Frost Insulator.
Journey level (or equivalent) status must be earned by completing at least 6,240 hours of experience in all of the following work processes:
Pipe Covering Hours
- Plumbing 695
- Heating 1,767
- Cold or Refrigeratiom 175
- Hot 1,365
- Cold or Refrigeration 155
- Miscellaneous 295
- Blanket 365
- Rigid 563
- Materials Handling 285
- Scaffold Erecting and Handling 175
Related Instruction 400
TOTAL 6,240 hours
Formal Apprenticeship: The traditional method of earning journey level status in an apprentice trade is through an indenture between an apprentice, an employer, and, if appropriate, the trade organization. During the term of the indenture, the apprentice would be directly supervised by one or more journey workers. During the indenture, the apprentice would be rotated through all work processes and operations appropriate to the respective trade. Upon recommendation of the supervising journey worker, and approval by an appropriate authority, an apprentice would earn journey worker recognition in the trade in which the indenture was served.
Current Recognition: An alternative method of verifying acquisition of the required journey level skills is to present evidence of current (or fairly recent past) recognition as a journey level Heat and Frost Insulator by an appropriate authority.
Equivalent Training and Experience: Another method of verifying acquisition of the required journey level skills is to present evidence of having performed all of the activities listed above (at least 6,240 hours); such evidence may include letters or statements from past customers/clients an/or employers, and must satisfy requirements of any recognized trade organization.
Please indicate in your cover letter which of the requirements for Journey level recognition you have.
1. I have successfully completed an approved apprenticeship in the Asbestos Worker - Heat and Frost Insulator craft and can provide verification if required to do so.
2. I am currently (or previously) employed as a journey level Asbestos Worker - Heat and Frost Insulator and am recognized as such by an appropriate authority (e.g., labor union, trade organization, etc.), and can provide verification if required to do so.
3. I claim work experience equivalent to that required for successful completion of an apprenticeship (at least 6,240 hours total), and can provide verification if required to do so.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Mar 29 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Apr 27 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time