Apprenticeship – Thermal Insulation Engineer

Type: Apprentice
Region: Scotland

Thermal Insulation Technicians apply multi-layer applications of specialist insulation systems, comprising of layers of high performance insulation, vapour barriers and weatherproof cladding. Thermal Insulation Technicians create bespoke patterns using technical drawing equipment to fabricate specialist cladding materials, which are applied on top of specialist insulation systems to complex pipework, ductwork and vessels. The cladding material is required to protect the equipment from environmental damage and for personnel protection from very hot or very cold surface temperatures, whilst maintaining the equipment within the plant. Thermal Insulation Technicians can expect to work in a supervisory capacity, mentoring and advising other operatives and assisting with the management of projects. They will ensure the appropriate standard and quality of work is maintained and that it conforms to the design specifications, taking any corrective actions they consider necessary. Thermal Insulation

Technicians may work on a diverse range of sites including:

  • Power Generation, Nuclear, Oil and Gas sites
  • Petrochemical and Process Plants including Pharmaceutical
  • Training provided

    The training provided will meet the required knowledge, skills and behaviours as required in the Engineering Construction Thermal Insulation Technician apprenticeship Standard

    Industrial Thermal Insulation Technician Level 3

  • National 5 (N5) or equivalent (Grade C or better) in English Language and Mathematics is essential
  • Skills/Personal Qualities Requried

  • Individuals need to have good communication skills, both written and verbal, IT skills, number skills, analytical skills, demonstrate attention to detail, logical attitude and be a team player
  • Individuals must be able to demonstrate a willingness and passion to develop skills within industry, be hardworking, confident and organised

    Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

  • We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

    This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

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