Commercial Roofer

at Baker Roofing Company
Location Harrisonburg, VA
Date Posted October 16, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

This is a unique opportunity to show your leadership skills with a well-established construction company. Baker Roofing Company is an industry leader when it comes to providing an outstanding experience in commercial roofing, residential construction, metal fabrication, restoration, renewable energy, and more. We pride ourselves on over 100 years of quality work and investing in our employees.

Summary

Cover roofs of structures with TPO, EPDM, PVC, and related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

Starting pay as high as $19-$21 an hour depending on experience.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The lists below are representative of the knowledge, skill and\/or ability required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: High School\/ G.E.D
  • Years of Experience: 1-3 years of roofing experience
  • Certifications: No required
  • Driver License: Driver license is a plus

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge of Safety techniques and procedures
    • Attention to detail, ability to prioritize task and meet deadlines
    • Ability to organized, plan, and execute work assignments
    • Ability to climb ladders, stairways and scaffolding
    • General knowledge of how to cut, shape, fit, or join wood or other construction materials
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to work on a team
    • Ability to read and use tape measure; mark or record distances
    • General knowledge of construction materials and tools involved in the assembly or repair of roofing structures
    • Ability to perform general physical activities in construction areas
    • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions in order to accomplish work
    • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
    • Ability to use oral or written communication to convey information effectively
    • Use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Observance of performance of yourself, coworkers or organization to make improvements or take corrective action

      Essential Functions

      • Clean up debris from the roof surface and surrounding property.
      • Install, repair, or replace single-ply roofing systems, using waterproof sheet materials such as modified plastics, elastomeric, or other asphaltic compositions.
      • Cut felt, shingles, and strips of flashing; and fit them into angles formed by walls, vents, and intersecting roof surfaces.
      • Install vapor barriers and\/or layers of insulation on the roof decks of flat roofs and seal the seams.
      • Cover exposed nail heads with roofing cement or caulking to prevent water leakage and rust.
      • Cut roofing paper to size using knives; and nail or staple roofing paper to roofs in overlapping strips to form bases for other materials.
      • Install partially overlapping layers of material over roof insulation surfaces, determining distance of roofing material overlap using chalk lines, gauges on shingling hatchets, or lines on shingles
      • Covering roofs and exterior walls of structures with slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, gravel, gypsum, and\/or related materials, using brushes, knives, punches, hammers and other tools.
      • Operating Vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment 
      • Repair cracks, defects, or damage, using proper materials
      • Physical ability to stand and walk, lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds regularly
      • Apply adhesives, caulking, sealants, or coatings
      • Inspect equipment, structures and material
      • Train and coach other employees
      • Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards
      • Adhere to company safety policies and procedures

        Physical Demands

        • Requires standing up for long periods of time
        • Requires climbing ladders, scaffolds, or poles
        • Requires considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body in order to climb, lift, balance, walk, and handling materials
        • Requires use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing
        • Requires seeing details at close range
        • Requires repetitive movement, bending or twisting, kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling
        • Physical ability to stand and walk, lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds regularly

          Work Environment

          • Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures, includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
          • Includes exposure to contaminants, hazardous material or equipment
          • Mistakes are not easily correctable and have serious consequences, therefor Safety procedures need to be followed
          • Requires exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings
          • Requires exposure to high places or dangerous condition

            Disclaimer:

             

            The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

            Baker Roofing Company is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying for employment at Baker Roofing Company, please contact our Human Resources department at 877-897-8183 or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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