Employment

Employment with Whitson Insulation Company

Founded in 1978, the Whitson Insulation team believes in providing customers with high-quality service and the best insulation products at a fair and competitive price. Whitson Insulation Company has grown to be one of the largest insulation contractors in the West Michigan area. We serve new construction, commercial, and existing home customers across western Michigan.

We pride ourselves in following through on our word. This means keeping our commitments to our employees, showing up on time and doing the job right, doing our best each day and for each customer, treating others with respect, and continually improving to benefit our customers and our industry.

At Whitson Insulation, we have a lot to offer including competitive pay; paid training; bonuses; excellent benefits for eligible positions, including paid holidays, paid vacation, paid employee health insurance, and a SEP IRA retirement plan; a family-friendly work environment, and the opportunity to learn and grow.

Whitson Insulation Company is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for positions without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), religion, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class under applicable federal, state, or local employment laws. We are also a Drug-Free Workplace. Background check required.

Whitson Insulation does not discriminate on the basis of disability. When requested, we will provide reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental impairments of otherwise qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, unless doing so would cause an undue hardship on the business.

Candidates with disabilities who need an accommodation to participate in the application process should contact the company at (616) 698-0490.

Available Positions

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Spray Foam Insulation Installer
Summary
  • This position is responsible for installing spray foam insulation in single-family, multifamily, and commercial projects throughout the area. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Load and log materials onto truck and make notation of returned materials.
    • Check for areas that may need blocking, and prepare machine by checking oil, belts, and obstructions.
    • Measure density in wall areas.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position; typical hours are Monday-Friday 7:30-4:30+, Saturdays as needed.
  • Occasional travel required/overnights
Position Requirements
  • A minimum of six months spray foam experience preferred.
  • A valid, unexpired chauffeur or CDL license is preferred. Drivers must meet company driving insurance standards. (A Motor Vehicle Report will be completed, contingent upon employment.)
  • Must have transportation to and from work.
  • Must have strong customer service skills, good verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail.
  • Must be willing and able to work independently and/or with a crew.
  • Must be proficient in using hand tools and power tools, including tape measure, laser level, and drill.
This Job Involves
  • Erecting ladders and scaffolds and climbing up and down ladders and scaffolds.
  • Moving a hose up to 250 feet long.
  • Crawling in attics frequently throughout the day.
  • Working in non-temperature-controlled environments.
  • Working in tight and confined places like attics and crawlspaces.
  • Lifting items weighing 50 or more lbs.
  • Using and reading a tape measure and adding/subtracting numbers.
  • Frequent bending, twisting, and turning the body at the shoulders, waist, and knees with spray hose in hand.
  • May require operating a vehicle and driving to and from job sites using company truck.
Insulation Installer
Summary
  • This position is responsible for installing fiberglass batt, loose-fill fiberglass, and cellulose insulation in single-family, multifamily, and commercial projects throughout the area. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Load and log materials onto truck and make notation of returned materials.
    • Check for areas that may need blocking, and prepare machine by checking oil, belts, and obstructions.
    • Measure density in wall areas.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position; typical hours are Monday-Friday 7:30-4:30+, Saturdays as needed.
  • Occasional travel required/overnights
Position Requirements
  • Prior fiberglass batt installation experience, fiberglass and cellulose loose blown experience, and sprayed fiberglass and/or sprayed cellulose experience preferred.
  • A valid, unexpired chauffeur or CDL license is preferred. Drivers must meet company driving insurance standards. (A Motor Vehicle Report will be completed, contingent upon employment.)
  • Must have transportation to and from work.
  • Must have strong customer service skills, good verbal and written communication skills, and attention to detail.
  • Must be willing and able to work independently and/or with a crew.
  • Must be proficient in using hand tools and power tools, including tape measure, laser level, and drill.
This Job Involves
  • Erecting ladders and scaffolds and climbing up and down ladders and scaffolds.
  • Moving a hose up to 300 feet long.
  • Crawling in attics frequently throughout the day.
  • Working in non-temperature-controlled environments.
  • Working in tight and confined places like attics and crawlspaces.
  • Lifting items weighing 50 or more lbs.
  • Using and reading a tape measure and adding/subtracting numbers.
  • Frequent bending, twisting, and turning the body at the shoulders, waist, and knees with spray hose in hand.
  • May require operating a vehicle and driving to and from job sites using company truck.

Tell Us About Yourself

If you are interested in working with us at Whitson, please complete the mini-application below. Your submission will remain active for 90 days from the date we receive the completed form. Candidates selected for an interview will be required to complete a comprehensive application at the time of the interview.

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