Roofers use special equipment and materials to scale, install, repair, and replace the roofs and damp proof membranes on residential and commercial buildings. Requires situational awareness, comfort with heights, spatial relations, physical strength, improvisational problem solving, mechanical intuition, ability to read blueprints, and communication skills.
- Air barrier installation
APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING
To join an apprenticeship program you must be 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED and the physical ability to do the work.
Apprenticeship programs sponsored jointly by labor and management on the local union level. Apprentices learn their craft by training on the job under proper supervision and by studying technical subjects related to the roofing trade.
Training includes both classroom and hands-on instruction.
Topics for training include:
Phase 1: Safety and Intro to Single Ply Systems
Phase 2: Single Ply and Intro to Steep Slope Roofing
Phase 3: Hot Tar, Torch Down Systems and Blueprint Reading
Nick Brenner | Business Agent
Mark Conroy | Business Manager