Apprenticeship

"Your Key 

To The Future"

Working Conditions


Inside and outside, with exposure to excessive noise, dust, and other insulation (fiberglass) particles, which if endured daily could cause bodily harm.  Must work from ladders, scaffolds, and sometimes from awkward positions.

​​Heat and Frost Insulators

Term of Apprenticeship

We are a four-year apprenticeship program.  Classes are nightly from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, instructing in insulation of mechanical systems, firestop and energy conservation through insulation.


Openings for the apprenticeship will be made by advertisements and special announcements.

Physical Demands


Light to medium work: should be able to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds; frequent lifting or carrying of up to 50 pounds.  Should be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, feel and see.  Also some work in high areas.

Base Wages


Commercial Journeyman:  $38.85 per hour

Commercial Apprentice:  50-80%

of current Journeyworker Scale

Nature of Work


Install all types of insulation products, from insulation to jacketing, for a variety of applications.  These applications include piping, duct work, breechings, tanks and vessels, boilers, precipitator, baghouses, turbines, heat exchangers, removable pump;valve covers, PVC and metal jacketing, firestop, and much more.

1.  Be at least 18 years of age.


2.  Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D. or H.S.E.


3.  Provide copies of the following documents at the time of making applicatons:

     a.  Birth Certificate

     b.  High School Diploma or G.E.D. or H.S.E.

     c.  Military Release Papers (DD-214, if applicable)


4.  Pass a basic math exam administered by the Committee on the day of application.


5.  Pass an aptitude test. (Dates to be assigned by the apprenticeship office)


6.  Appear before the JATC Board for an oral interview.


7.  Those applicants selected are subject to a Substance Abuse test prior to being

     admitted into the Apprenticeship Program.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

HELP +1.702.452.8809

Benefits Under Union


Health and welfare, vacation, pension, apprenticeship fund, industry promotion, pension (National), IRA, Benevolent Fund, Mortuary fund, and overtime opportunities.

Heat & Frost Insulators JATC

4400 East Alexander Road

Las Vegas, NV  89115-2498

Office:  702-649-7897

Fax:     702-643-8645