Three (3) year apprenticeship


The roofer works with and installs various roofing materials and shingles.  Much of the work could be on tall buildings or steep roofs.


Basic Qualifications:


At least 18 years of age

Physically fit to perform work of the trade


Familiarity with construction is helpful


Needs to furnish own hand tools


Most of the work will be performed outdoors.


The apprentice will receive increment wage rate increases based on a percentage of the journeyworker rate, beginning at approximately 50% of journeyworker pay.


The apprentice will be required to attend related training classes, most likely in the evenings and Saturday 4 hours.


Condensed Work Experience:


Installation of roofing materials

Removal of old and damaged roofing

Preparing roof surface for covering

Installation of felt, roofing paper, insulation board

Hot pitch

Rubber and plastic roofing materials




Care, use and operation of hand and power tools used by the roofer


Applications taken year round


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