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Roof Mechanic, Roof Service Technician, Roofer, Roofing Technician

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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

  • building and construction
  • design


  • customer service
  • management

Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Safety and Government

  • public safety and security


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


Hand and Finger Use

  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady


  • 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


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


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Computer aided design CAD software

  • AppliCad Roof Wizard
  • ASR Software TopView LE

Data base user interface and query software

  • Insight Direct ServiceCEO


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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