Roofers


Cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.
Also called: Roof Mechanic, Roofer, Roofing Foreman, Roofing Technician

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • design
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
    Flexibility, Balance, and Coordination
  • keep your balance or stay upright
  • bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs
    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • AppliCad Roof Wizard
  • DigiTools Roof CAD
    Data base user interface and query software
  • CADAFIS
  • Insight Direct ServiceCEO
    Analytical or scientific software
  • Energy cost evaluation software
  • Humidity and vapor drive calculation software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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