Asbestos Worker

14633 Grover Street

Omaha, NE 68144



Four (4) year apprenticeship


The Asbestos Workers applies insulating materials to surfaces of structures, such as air ducts, hot and cold pipes, boilers, storage tanks and cold storage rooms.  May also work with asbestos abatement.


Basic Qualifications:


At least 18 years of age

High school education or G.E.D.

Physically fit to perform work of the trade

Familiarity with construction is helpful


Needs to furnish own hand tools


Much of the work is indoors, but in unfinished structures


The apprentice will receive increment wage rate increases based on a percentage of the journeyworker rate, beginning at approximately 50% of journeyworker pay.


The apprentice will be required to attend related training classes, most likely in the evenings.


Condensed Work Experience:


Hoisting and handling of materials

Scaffolding application of insulating materials

      (pipes, fittings, tanks, heaters, boilers, valves)

Fireproofing insulation

Refrigeration insulation

Asbestos abatement

Blueprint reading


Care, use and operation of hand and power tools used by the asbestos worker


Applications taken year round


Benefits include:  Pension Plan, Health Insurance, Training and Education


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