Construction Career Feature — Roofer

Roofers install and repair a variety of roofing systems. They also perform waterproofing on roofs, plaza decks, and parking garage floors.




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Roofers lay roofing materials and install a variety of roofing systems, including built-up and single-ply systems. They also work on steep roofs, applying slate or tile roofing. Roofers must be able and willing to work in extreme weather conditions while at varying heights. Roofers begin as pre-apprentices and receive 500 hours of on-the-job training before becoming apprentices.


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