Roofers install, repair, and replace roofing systems including conventional, inverted built-up, single-ply, and two-ply modified. They also perform damp, water, and weather-proofing, along with installing and repairing slate, tile, and shingles and resurfacing roofs.
Job Related Skills, Interests and Values
What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Roofer (449A)?
Apprentice wage increases with skills and expertise. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $24.00 per hour.
|Do you enjoy working with your hands using a variety of tools and equipment?
|Are you good at using numbers and performing calculations?
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?
|Can you lift 50lbs comfortably?
|Do you enjoy keeping up with and learning about new technology and materials?
|Would you enjoy interacting with site supervisors, customers, suppliers, co-workers and other tradespeople to get the job done?
|Do you have excellent time management? Are you an organized person?
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Roofer may be for you!
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