Journeyman Scaffolder

Brand Energy Solutions - Fox Creek, AB (15 months ago)

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Job Purpose

The Insulation Journeyman is responsible for safely performing all installation and removal of insulation and for assisting in the installation and removal of metal finishing as part of a crew.

Description of Essential Duties

  • Apply, remove and repair thermal and acoustical insulation on all types of industrial equipment.
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications to determine appropriate insulation requirements.
  • Select the amount and type of insulation to be installed, as well as confirm the method of ensuring the insulation depending on the specifications of the structure.
  • Measure and cut insulating material and coverings to the required shape and dimensions.
  • Install vapour barriers and finish insulated surfaces by applying metal cladding, canvas, PVC or cement.

Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Lead a team in Insulation activities

Qualification Requirements

(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. These may be varied based on specific requirements of a branch or project)

  • Strong commitment to safety. Individuals will be expected to adhere to safe work practices and Brand's Safety Philosophy.
  • Red Seal Certification or Ticketed JM is required.
  • Must have the ability to maintain positive relations with clients and coworkers through effective communication and conflict management skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be knowledgeable in various types of insulation used in an industrial area.
  • OSSA Regional Orientation and CSTS, or, OSSA Basic Safety Orientation
  • OSSA Fall Protection
  • OSSA Confined Space
  • H2S Alive
  • Successful Completion of pre-access alcohol and drug screen

Physical Demands

(The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and/or hear, and/or use hands and fingers to handle or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand, and/or walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or pull up to 50 pounds (up to 100 pounds with assistance) of equipment, material and/or tools which may include lifting 50 pounds (up to 100 pounds with assistance) above shoulders (6-7 feet). The employee must also be capable of continuously carrying/wearing harness and work belt weighing 25-50 pounds while performing essential duties. Must also be capable of climbing onto trailers or trucks and onto racks to secure and move equipment as well as climbing ladders to access scaffolding up to high, precarious places. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • The employee regularly works in high, precarious places, is exposed to fumes, airborne particles, dust, non-weather heat, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is also regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions and may work in varying degrees of confined space. The noise level is usually moderate, but may be loud at certain times while working at construction job sites. There may be work related travel.


Job Type: Full-time


  • Scaffolding: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Scaffold Building: 1 year (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)