Will “Insulation Installer” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
83% Chance of Automation
“Insulation Installer” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #465 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is 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 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 Installer
- Insulation Hoseman
- Insulation Engineman
- Insulation Blower
- Insulation Applicator
- 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 Installer”
- Move controls, buttons, or levers to start blowers and regulate flow of materials through nozzles.
- Remove old insulation such as asbestos, following safety procedures.
- Fit, wrap, staple, or glue insulating materials to structures or surfaces, using hand tools or wires.
- 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.
- Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, power saws, knives, or scissors.
- Read blueprints and select appropriate insulation, based on space characteristics and the heat retaining or excluding characteristics of the material.
- Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.
- 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.
Related Technology & Tools
- Tape measures
- Desktop computers
- Batt knives
- Power saws
- Pneumatic staplers
- Hammer staplers
- Adjustable widemouth pliers
- Hooded protective suits
- R-value rulers
- Air filtering devices
- Sheet metal cutters
- Caulking guns
- Reciprocating saws
- Filtered vacuum cleaners
- Protective suits
- Blower machines
- Stud scrubbers
- Notebook computers
- Asbestos cutters
- Air compressors
- Sheet metal templates
- Chalk lines
- Power drills
- Personal digital assistants PDA
- Hole saws
- Staple guns
- Comput-Ability Mechanical Insulation Key Estimator
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Windows
- CMSN FieldPAK
- North American Insulation Manufacturers Association NAIMA 3E Plus
- Turtle Creek Software Goldenseal