The job prospects for industrial insulation installers and other trade professionals is projected to improve over the next several years, as old hands retire and demand starts to outstrip supply. One way to track the trends in this employment market niche is to occasionally review the listings on the various online job boards that post current openings.
The number of open positions vary according to which site you check. Currently, there are 269 on Monster , 957 on Indeed , and 2062 on Simply Hired . They include listings for everything from”industrial pipe insulator,” to “insulation estimator” and “field sales application engineer.” There are journeyman positions open along with those requiring proven experience. Surveying the listings is a good way to get a sense of not only what jobs are available, but the relative health of the project pipeline.