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Roofer

Description


Covers roofs with roofing materials other than sheet metal, such as composition shingles or sheets, wood shingles, or asphalt and gravel, to waterproof roofs: Cuts roofing paper to size, using knife, and nails or staples it to roof in overlapping strips to form base for roofing materials. Aligns roofing material with edge of roof, and overlaps successive layers, gauging distance of overlap with chalkline, gauge on shingling hatchet, or by lines on shingles. Fastens composition shingles or sheets to roof with asphalt, cement, or nails. Punches holes in slate, tile, terra cotta, or wooden shingles, using punch and hammer.

Cuts strips of flashing and fits them into angles formed by walls, vents, and intersecting roof surfaces. When applying asphalt or tar and gravel to roof, mops or pours hot asphalt or tar onto roof base. Applies alternate layers of hot asphalt or tar and roofing paper until roof covering is as specified. Applies gravel or pebblesover top layer, using rake or stiff-bristled broom. May construct and attach prefabricated roof sections to rafters. May attach shingles to exterior walls and apply roofing paper and tar to shower pans, decks, and promenades to waterproof surfaces.


O*NET Code: 47-2180.00
DOT Code: 866.381-010


Roofers repair and install the roofs of buildings using a variety of materials, including shingles, asphalt, and metal.

Specialized Skills Summary

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Operating kettles and tankers
Slope roofing
Flat Roof Applications
Damp proofing and Waterproofing
Repairing
Repairing, removal and cleaning
Assembly, Maintenance and Operation of Roofing
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