Roofers install and maintain built-up roofs, flat deck roofs, and steep roofs with a variety of covering materials.

What do Roofers do?

  • Install, repair or replace built-up or single-ply roofing systems.
  • Install, repair or replace asphalt and wood shingles, shakes and masonry or baked clay roofing tiles.
  • Install sheet metal flashings and apply waterproof coating to concrete or other masonry surfaces below or above ground level.
  • Install and repair metal roofs using hand and power tools.
  • Prepare estimates for clients.

For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.”