Heat & Frost Insulator

What being a Heat & Frost Insulator is about

Primarily working in commercial and industrial environments, Heat and Frost Insulators use adhesives, staples, tapes, and insulation blowing machines to install the materials that control and maintain the temperature of buildings, heating and cooling systems, boilers, steam lines, and mechanical equipment.  They also remove lead and asbestos from old buildings prior to renovation or demolition.  Safety and safety training are essential for Heat and Frost Insulators.  It can be a hazardous and dangerous job if strict safety precautions aren’t taken, such as keeping the work site well ventilated, wearing protective suits, masks, respirators, and taking decontamination showers.

General Qualifications

  • Age 18 or older
  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License 
  • Must be able to pass drug screen
  • Good physical condition

Heat & Frost Insulator Apprenticeship Program

  • Applicant must complete application, provide transcript of high school records, birth certificate, and pass a timed math test.
  • Length of Indentureship (Apprenticeship): 4 years
  • Minimum hours of related classroom training: 144 hours/year
  • Length of probationary period: 1,000 work hours 
  • The term of apprenticeship shall not be less than 6,000 hours

How to Apply

Applications are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Local 75 Heat & Frost Insulators Office located at:

Insulators Local #75
4614 Burnett Drive
South Bend, IN 46614
Andrew Miller – Business Manager
(574) 282-1650