Also called: Roof Mechanic, Roofer, Roofing Foreman, Roofing Technician
In the Marine Corps: Builder
In the Navy: Builder
What they do: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.
On the job, you would:
- Inspect problem roofs to determine the best repair procedures.
- Remove snow, water, or debris from roofs prior to applying roofing materials.
- Set up scaffolding to provide safe access to roofs.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Hand and Finger Use
Flexibility, Balance, and Coordination
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Computer aided design CAD software
Data base user interface and query software
Analytical or scientific software
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