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Sheet Metal Helper/ Insulator

Wilmington, Delaware, United States
October 11, 2016

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Lacricha Lawrence

Insulator - K & E Legacy LLC

Norfolk, VA - 757-***-****

A highly talented Insulation Worker with huge experience in covering and lining structures with asbestos, cork, canvas, tar paper, magnesia, and related materials, using saws, knives, rasps, trowels, and other tools and implements.

Willing to relocate to: Norfolk, VA - Newport News, VA - Hampton, VA Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Insulator Supervisor

K & E Legacy LLC - Portsmouth, VA - February 2012 to Present Prepare surfaces for insulation application by brushing or spreading on adhesives, cement, or asphalt or attaching metal pins to surfaces. Fit, wrap, or attach insulating materials to structures of surfaces, using hand tools or wires, following blueprint specifications.Evenly distribute insulating materials into small spaces within floors, ceilings, or walls, using blower and hose attachments or cement mortar.

• Cover, seal or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas ships, sealant, tape, cement or asphalt mastic. Move controls, buttons, or levers to start blower and regulate flow of materials through nozzle.

• Fill blower hopper with insulating materials.

Insulator Helper

G-1 Mechanical - Portsmouth, VA - December 2010 to February 2012 Performed manual labor supporting insulation/sheet metal activity, such as cleanup, hauling and stacking materials, and assisting skilled or semi-skilled crafts in the performance of their tasks. This included lifting, carrying and holding materials and cleaning tools, equipment and work areas.

• Fabricated or modified prefabricated insulation kits for special purposes, such as valves, pipe fittings, rotating equipment, shaping or forming foam, or cutting and forming sheet metal jackets to conform to specifications.

• Performed basic fabrication. Fabricated, assembled, handled, installed, dismantled, and performed adjustment, alteration and repair of all sheet metal, including flashing and air-handling systems.

• Read and interpreted drawings and specifications as they pertained to insulation or sheet metal.

• Provide work direction to other employees. Repaired boiler refractory. Insulator

G-1 Mechanical - Portsmouth, VA - March 2007 to February 2012 Operated small hand tools.

• Fabricated, assembled, installed and maintained various insulation and sheet metal products, such as foam, rigid foam, blanket or batt on pipes, vessels, valves, machinery or electrical equipment. EDUCATION

Tidewater Community College


Oscar Smith High School - Chesapeake, VA

September 2006 to June 2010


Osha Certification

December 2013 to December 2017


• More than five years experience.

• Thorough knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of the insulating trade.

• Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions related to the insulating trade.

• Remarkable ability to read, interpret and work from plans, involved drawings, and sketches.

• Exceptional ability to direct and instruct apprentices, helpers and other assistants in the trade.

• Excellent skill in the use of all tools common to the insulating trade.

• Excellent physical condition, manual dexterity, and dependability.

• Profound ability to work without close supervision.

• Uncommon ability to maintain a professional and service oriented relationship with customers and co- workers.

• Immense ability to be creative, flexible, self-motivated and quality oriented.

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with a strong sense of priority and time management.

• Strong ability to improve operations by contributing ideas, problem-solving, assisting and motivating others, and adapting to new ideas and procedures.

• Enviable ability to present a neat, clean appearance at all times.

• Great ability to pass a pulmonary function test that would allow one to wear protective respiratory equipment when necessary to perform assigned tasks.

• Proven ability to lift and carry 75 pounds multiple times daily.

• Remarkable ability to perform physical labor: climb ladders, scaffold, bend, stoop, crouch, and work in close areas.

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