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High Wages

Health Insurance (additional to salary)

Retirement Benefits (additional to salary)

Being a Craftsman
Pride in Work

Highly Safety Trained

Job Security

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 32 JAC

318 Cleveland AveHighland Park, New Jersey 08904

732-545-5599††† LOCAL32JAC.org†††† insulators32@optonline.net

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Asbestos Removal

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†††††††††† The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Newark New Jersey Local 32 was established in 1911.The purpose of Local Union 32is to provide a qualified, professional and a well trained workforce to the Mechanical Insulation Contractors in the Central and Northern region of New Jersey.The Apprentices of Local 32 complete a rigorous 4-year Apprenticeship Program that teaches the highly skilled craft of Mechanical Insulation.

What does an Insulator do?

†††††††††† The function of an insulator is to insulate any mechanical system, whether hot or cold, from ambient temperatures.The systems may be as cold as -200 F and hot as 2000 F.An insulator must have the knowledge and skill needed to apply a variety of materials to ensure proper performance of the engineering mechanical system.The Insulators are also highly trained and licensed from the State of New Jersey to remove old Asbestos Insulation in a very safe manner.Occasionally the insulator will remove asbestos and replace it with new state of the art insulation materials.The insulator also installs firestop products in new and existing buildings, which prevents the spread of fire and smoke throughout a building.


Some Examples of systems that get insulated:



HVAC systems


Steam and Process Piping

Storage Tanks



"Earn While You Learn"

This Apprenticeship Program will allow someone to learn the craft of insulation at the same time they're earning a living.The training starts when a man or woman enters the program and is then considered an apprentice.Each apprentice will work a minimum of 8000 hrs and complete intense classroom instructions for 576 hours.The constant mix of field experience and formal instruction for 4 years gives the apprentice the developed skills required to become a mechanic.





Receive College Credit as you are trained.Earn a majority of credits needed to receive a 2-year degree of Technical Studies.Local 32 has formed a partnership with Essex County College.

Apprenticeship to College


Insulators Local 32 may be the career that you have been looking for.You might be the person that Insulators Local 32 is looking for.But keep in mind that a Local 32 Apprentice must:

® be least 18 years old, live in North Jersey or East Central Jersey

® have a valid New Jersey Driverís License

® have a High School Diploma or a GED

® have good math skills

® be a self motivator with good work ethics

® be prepared to work in hot, cold, wet and/or dry weather conditions

® be a team player with a good attitude toward others

® be mechanically inclined

® be drug free

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