Thielsch Engineering

Installer, Insulation

Job Locations US-RI-Cranston
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Who We Are

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in energy efficiency, failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.


Our Culture

At Thielsch, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.  From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace with a culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


As an Installer, for RISE Engineering, a division of Thielsch Engineering, you will be responsible for providing weatherization improvements to make building structures more energy efficient. Improvements will include installing blown-in cellulose insulation, fiberglass insulation, and home sealing. 

The position is also responsible for completing installation work on buildings including siding, roofing, sheet-rocking and carpentry. The Weatherization Insulation Installer will work as a member of a team to efficiently and effectively complete all project duties assigned by the crew chief. Installers will be expected to ensure compliance with Industry Standards and OSHA and other safety work practices while working. 

This Job operates in the field. Position will entail working in varying conditions while inspecting job sites, these work conditions may entail exposure to any or all of the following:  heat, cold, heights, dust, dirt, indoors, outdoors, and confined areas.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Installing insulation materials, air sealing, roof ventilation, etc. 
  • Apply insulation materials such as loose, blanket, board, and foam insulation to attics, crawl spaces, basements, or walls. 
  • Install and seal joints of air ducts to improve heating and cooling efficiency. 
  • Installing soffit, gable or roof ventilation openings. 
  • Installing temporary access openings to walls floors or roof using hand or power tools. 
  • Installing weather-stripping materials to doors or windows to reduce energy losses. 
  • Wrap air ducts and water lines with insulating materials, such as duct wrap and pipe insulation. 
  • Clean and maintain tools and equipment. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and external). 
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. 
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, high-pressure, schedule-driven environment. 

Physical Demands 

  • Ability to lift weight up to 40lbs in both a vertical and horizontal range of motion, as needed.
  • Ability to lift weight over 40lbs in both a vertical and horizontal range of motion, as needed. 
  • Ability to crawl, stoop, stand, reach (push/pull) & bend to perform work necessary for proper weatherization installation in attics, basements or crawl spaces, as needed.
  • Ability to drive and walk around on job sites, as needed.
  • Ability to ascend or descend on extension ladders, step ladders and stairs using feet and/or hands and arms, as needed.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays & Paid Time off (PTO)
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement and more! 

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


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