Helpers--Roofers

Also called: Roofer Helper,

Career Cluster: Architecture & Construction
What they do:
Help roofers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.
On the job, you would:
  • Check to ensure that completed roofs are watertight.
  • Sweep and clean roofs to prepare them for the application of new roofing materials.
  • Locate worn or torn areas in roofs.
KNOWLEDGE

Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • mechanical
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Business
  • management
  • customer service
SKILLS

Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
ABILITIES

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
PERSONALITY

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Self Control
  • Persistence
  • Cooperation
TECHNOLOGY

You might use software like this on the job:

Computer aided design CAD software
  • AppliCad Roof Wizard
  • Ziatek RoofDraw
Analytical or scientific software
  • Energy cost evaluation software
  • Roofing Calculator
Data base user interface and query software
  • Insight Direct ServiceCEO
  • RoofLogic
EDUCATION


high school diploma/GED or no high school diploma/GED
usually needed
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JOB OUTLOOK

New job opportunities are likely in the future.

Salary:
High: $55,250.00
Median: $38,620.00
Low: $30,040.00
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