Profession insulation supervisor

Insulation supervisors monitor insulation operations. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Energy performance of buildings

    Factors that contribute to lower energy consumption of buildings. Building and renovation techniques used to achieve this. Legislation and procedures regarding energy performance of buildings.

  • Types of insulation material

    Various types of insulation material and their usage cases, advantages, risks and costs.

Skills

  • Manage health and safety standards

    Oversee all personnel and processes to comply with health, safety and hygiene standards. Communicate and support alignment of these requirements with the company's health and safety programmes.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Process incoming construction supplies

    Receive incoming construction supplies, handle the transaction and enter the supplies into any internal administration system.

  • Follow health and safety procedures in construction

    Apply the relevant health and safety procedures in construction in order to prevent accidents, pollution and other risks.

  • Work in a construction team

    Work as part of a team in a construction project. Communicate efficiently, sharing information with team members and reporting to supervisors. Follow instructions and adapt to changes in a flexible manner.

  • Plan shifts of employees

    Plans shifts of employees to ensure completion of all customer orders and satisfactory completion of the production plan.

  • Check compatibility of materials

    Make sure the materials are fit to be used together, and if there are any foreseeable interferences.

  • Inspect insulation

    Inspect the quality of the insulation of a structure. Inspect the insulation visually to detect any mistakes or defects. Analyse infrared imagery to see any cold bridges, air gaps, or insulation malfunctions.

  • Evaluate employees work

    Evaluate the need for labour for the work ahead. Evaluate the performance of the team of workers and inform superiors. Encourage and support the employees in learning, teach them techniques and check the application to ensure product quality and labour productivity.

  • Supervise staff

    Oversee the selection, training, performance and motivation of staff.

  • Order construction supplies

    Order required materials for the construction project, taking care to purchase the most suitable material for a good price.

  • Monitor stock level

    Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.

  • Advise on construction materials

    Provide advice on and test a wide range of construction materials.

  • Answer requests for quotation

    Make up prices and documents for the products that customers may purchase.

  • Demonstrate products' features

    Demonstrate how to use a product in a correct and safe manner, provide customers with information on the product's main features and benefits, explain operation, correct use and maintenance. Persuade potential customers to purchase items.

  • Create infrared imagery

    Use an infrared camera to produce imagery displaying the infrared part of the spectrum.

  • Inspect construction supplies

    Check construction supplies for damage, moisture, loss or other problems before using the material.

  • Use safety equipment in construction

    Use elements of protective clothing such as steel-tipped shoes, and gear such as protective goggles, in order to minimise risk of accidents in construction and to mitigate any injury if an accident does occur.

  • Ensure compliance with construction project deadline

    Plan, schedule and monitor the building processes in order to ensure completion of the project by the set deadline.

Optional knowledge and skills

install construction profiles apply adhesive wall coating train employees pump insulation beads into cavities energy efficiency install drop ceiling use squaring pole work ergonomically use measurement instruments cut insulation material to size follow safety procedures when working at heights provide technical expertise provide first aid construction product regulation install insulation material use sander manage contracts recruit employees protect surfaces during construction work apply proofing membranes calculate needs for construction supplies negotiate supplier arrangements apply spray foam insulation cost management