Will “Insulation Applicator” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
83% Chance of Automation
“Insulation Applicator” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #465 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 47-2131.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 39,490.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 18.00
- Currently, there are 29,500 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall”.
Also Known As…
- Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
- Warehouse Insulation Worker
- Spray Foam Installer
- Retrofit Installer
- Insulation Worker
- Insulation Mechanic
- Insulation Installer
- Insulation Estimator
- Attic Blower
- Wall Insulation Sprayer
- Rock Wool Insulator
- Rock Wool Applicator
- Refrigeration Plant Cork Insulator
- Interior Surface Insulation Worker
- Insulation Worker Furnace Installer
- Insulation Worker Apprentice
- Insulation Technician
- Insulation Sprayer
- Insulation Professional
- Insulation Power Unit Tender
- Insulation Nozzleman
- Insulation Machine Operator
- Insulation Hoseman
- Insulation Engineman
- Insulation Blower
- Hose Handler
- Firestopper Technician
- Firestopper Installer
- Firestop/Containment Worker
- Fiberglass Insulation Installer
- Cork Insulator
- Cork Insulation Setter
- Cork Insulation Installer
- Composition Weatherboard Installer
- Ceiling Insulation Blower
- Blower Insulator
- Air Conditioning Insulation Installer
Tasks for “Insulation Applicator”
- Fit, wrap, staple, or glue insulating materials to structures or surfaces, using hand tools or wires.
- Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.
- Remove old insulation such as asbestos, following safety procedures.
- Distribute insulating materials evenly into small spaces within floors, ceilings, or walls, using blowers and hose attachments, or cement mortars.
- Cover and line structures with blown or rolled forms of materials to insulate against cold, heat, or moisture, using saws, knives, rasps, trowels, blowers, or other tools and implements.
- Prepare surfaces for insulation application by brushing or spreading on adhesives, cement, or asphalt, or by attaching metal pins to surfaces.
- Fill blower hoppers with insulating materials.
- Read blueprints and select appropriate insulation, based on space characteristics and the heat retaining or excluding characteristics of the material.
- Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, power saws, knives, or scissors.
- Move controls, buttons, or levers to start blowers and regulate flow of materials through nozzles.
Related Technology & Tools
- Reciprocating saws
- Personal digital assistants PDA
- Sheet metal cutters
- Tape measures
- Hole saws
- Stud scrubbers
- Chalk lines
- Power drills
- Hooded protective suits
- Blower machines
- Batt knives
- Pneumatic staplers
- Filtered vacuum cleaners
- Power saws
- Air compressors
- Notebook computers
- R-value rulers
- Sheet metal templates
- Adjustable widemouth pliers
- Hammer staplers
- Air filtering devices
- Asbestos cutters
- Protective suits
- Desktop computers
- Caulking guns
- Staple guns
- Microsoft Windows
- CMSN FieldPAK
- Turtle Creek Software Goldenseal
- North American Insulation Manufacturers Association NAIMA 3E Plus
- Comput-Ability Mechanical Insulation Key Estimator
- Microsoft Excel