Insulator - Per Diem/Bonus

HUTCO, Inc. | Newport News, VA

Posted Date 8/15/2019

Rate of Pay: $27.31 per hour 
(per diem and sign on bonus available) 

If you are an outstanding employee looking for a phenomenal company with excellent job opportunities, then look no more! We are the company for you! Our team is dedicated to placing hard workers in the best positions we have to offer! We are currently seeking Insulator with Shipboard experience to work in Virginia. The primary function of a direct laborer (insulator) is to perform all assigned work on a job site, ensuring that all work is completed on time, under budget and error free and helping the company achieve the predetermined profit objectives 


  • Valid driver s license or state issued id card 
  • Ability to pass a government security background check 
  • Must have reliable transportation 
  • OSHA 10 Maritime & Firewatch Training 
  • Must be able to pass a seven-year background check w/ No Felonies 
  • Must pass drug test and E-Verify. 
  • Personal Protective Equipment: 

Hard Hat, Steel Toe Safety Boots, Safety Glasses, Gloves 


Job Planning 

  • Review work orders with the site supervisor to determine job requirements 

Rip Out-Removals 

  • Remove or seal off insulation, following safety procedures 
  • Inspect and report to the supervisor any damaged bulkheads, vents, pipes or any other surface requiring new insulation 
  • Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work area 
  • Repair any remaining insulation on industrial equipment, pipes, ductwork or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks and vessels to help control noise and maintain temperatures 


  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces using compasses, tape measures, handsaws, knives and scissors 
  • Measure other materials or objects needed for installation or assembly 
  • Prepare surfaces for insulation application by painting or attaching required anchors properly 
  • Prepare surfaces for finishing, applying sealants or other protective coatings as needed 


  • Determine the amounts of insulation needed and methods of installation (based on factors such as location, surface shape, equipment use, etc.) to minimize material expense 
  • Install insulation in required areas as per work order and as directed by site supervisor 
  • Install materials & protective covers around insulated pipes as required by specifications 
  • Cover, seal or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with appropriate sealant 
  • Job Completion 
  • Return all extra materials into site storage 
  • Return work area to inspection & ready status 


A limited benefit plan is available to Hutco, Inc. Employees through Essential Staff Care. Available plans include: 

  • Medical / Prescription 
  • Dental Coverage 
  • Vision Coverage 
  • Short Term Disability Benefits 
  • Term Life Benefits 
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit 
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered

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