ROOFER - JOURNEYPERSON
EDUCATION: Standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of an approved General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program.
EXPERIENCE: Six (6) years of recent professionally paid work experience as a Roofer.
SAFETY TRAINING: Must have completed the following safety training courses:
OSHA 10 Hour Construction (OSHA10) or OSHA 30 Hour Construction (OSHA30).
OSHA Construction Asbestos Awareness Training (OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.1101(k)(9)(i)
1. To perform skilled work in the repair, rebuilding, installation, and maintaining of all types of roofs in a responsible and accurate manner. Must have thorough knowledge of all types of roofs used in the school system; methods of repair, and proper tools. Must provide own hand tools.
2. Ability to climb and work from scaffolds and ladders, and work along edges of high buildings. Ability to do all types of roofing, patching, and flashings, locate leaks and repair.
3. Must be able to follow both oral and written instructions, read and understand directions, instructions and specifications for the handling and applications of single ply and "rubber roofing" membrane systems. Must be able to work well with others. Must have ability to assume responsibility and effect repairs without assistance.
4. Review work orders and visit job sites to determine material and procedural requirements to repair or replace roofing. Load trucks with materials and supplies needed to complete projects. Remove materials and supplies from trucks and transport to job site locations manually using equipment such as mechanical conveyors, buckets, wheelbarrows, pulleys, ropes and cranes.
5. Prepare job sites for efficient and safe working conditions, such as moving obstacles from the work area, placing barricades, notifying school officials, setting up ladders, etc. Operate tar pots and pumps to melt and convey hot asphalt materials to roofs. Remove parts or whole sections of existing roofing with spudding machines, shovels and other tools as necessary to prepare for applications of new materials.
6. Trace and eliminate leaks. Apply hot asphalt, base sheets, fiberglass ply paper, gravel and other materials in proper sequence to form durable roofing. Repair vents, flashing and joints using plastic cement, sheet metal and other roofing materials as appropriate. Remove all unused materials and debris after completion of projects and clean equipment.
7. Be responsible for the work of apprentices and laborers as assigned. Inform supervisor of needed supplies. Complete all projects in a competent workmanlike manner and ensure proper recording of time and materials.
8. Perform all duties which require extensive physical effort such as climbing, lifting of over 25 up to 60 pounds, pulling, etc. Review current developments, literature, and technical sources of information related to job responsibility. Ensure adherence to good safety procedures. Perform other duties as assigned by the foreman, supervisor, or designee.
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