Sloped Roofing Installers
Roof Check is looking for 15 temporary, full-time roof installers to perform roofing services on residential and commercial roofing projects throughout the state of Colorado. This temporary position is slated to begin on October 1, 2017 and end on July 30, 2018. The work will involve a variety of tasks, including the tear off and installation of new roofing systems. No education and prior work experience is required.
- Install roofing systems according to job specific specifications and local code requirements, while maintaining a high quality of workmanship
- Report to Roof Check’s home office timely to travel to jobsites
- Inspect jobsite and report and remove all safety hazards
- Set up ladder to access the roof in a safe manner at all times
- Inspect roof deck for any defects prior to installation of roofing system
- Be able to work 40 hours a week, with some overtime if necessary
- Maintain water-tightness of the roofing system, never leaving a roof open to outside damage or the elements before, during, and after a shift
- Familiarize and implement recommendations by roofing manufacturers, if necessary
- Remove snow, water, or debris from roofs prior to applying roofing materials, if necessary
- Clean and maintain jobsite, tools, and equipment daily
Knowledge and Skills Required
- Knowledge of the particular roofing system being used as described in Roof Check’s “job book”
- Know how to measure and calculate correctly as needed to install material efficiently
- Knowledge of and, ideally, experience with construction terms
- Knowledge of good safety practices
- Attention to detail
- Good Attendance
- Must be able to lift 100 lbs, including up to 60 lbs repeatedly
- Must be able to bend and twist repeatedly
- Must be able to climb stairs and ladders
- Must be comfortable on roofing slopes of 1/12-12/12 roof pitch
- Must be or willing to be certified to use forklifts, aerial lifts, and other machinery
- Must be willing to work under extreme weather conditions
- Must be able to work with occasional construction hazards
- Must be comfortable working with hand tools and power tools
- Must be willing to work in labor intensive environment
Location and Time
Roof installers will be performing work in multiple jobsites throughout the state of Colorado and particularly in the counties of Boulder, Jefferson, Gilpin, Weld, Broomfield, Adams, and Arapahoe. Roof Check will provide transportation for all workers to jobsites daily from Roof Check’s home office. Workers should arrive at Roof Check’s home office by 6:30 am to travel to the jobsites. Workers traveling to Colorado in response to this job order are encouraged to reside in communities in or near Roof Check’s main office. Roof installers will typically work at least 40 hours a week, from 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM, depending on weather conditions. Further, Roof Check guarantees that it will offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period.
Workers will be paid no less than $19 per hour. Returning workers and workers with more experience may be paid higher wages in some circumstances, up to $25 per hour. Depending on the workload, overtime hours may be available if approved by Roof Check, and workers will be paid at 1.5 times their base pay for any overtime work. Roof Check will compute your wages using a single workweek as its standard. Workers will be paid by check every week on Friday. Roof Check will make all deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law.
Training and Tools
Roof Check will provide training to roof installers on the proper use of equipment, installation of roofing materials, and Roof Check’s safety policies and procedures. All tools, supplies, and equipment necessary to perform the work shall be provided by Roof Check at no cost.
Workers will be reimbursed within the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those fees required by the government. Workers must produce documentation to Roof Check to verify these costs. If the worker completes 50 percent of the work period, Roof Check will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence costs incurred by the worker to travel from the worker’s home or place of recruitment. Once the work period is complete, or if the worker is dismissed earlier by Roof Check, Roof Check will cover the worker’s reasonable transportation and subsistence costs to return home or where the worker originally departed to begin work with Roof Check. The reimbursement for transportation will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distance of travel involved. Reimbursement for daily meals during this travel period will be provided at a rate of $12.07 per day to a maximum of $51 per day, with receipts by the worker required to verify the costs incurred.
To submit applications, resumes, or questions about this job opportunity, please contact the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Workforce Center in Boulder County, located at 515 Coffman Street, Longmont, CO 80501. The Workforce Center can be reached via telephone at (720) 864-6600 or by fax at (720) 864-6610.