Roofers and shinglers - Emploi d'avenir
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Roofers and shinglers

Install, repair or replace flat roofs as well as shingles, shakes and similar coverings on sloped roofs.

Secure scaffolding will allow you to handle all types of roofing with ease and precision. Your motto: Be meticulous and the roof won’t leak.

 
Average salary32$ / hour
 

Description

Roofers install, repair or replace flat roofs and shingles, shakes or other roofing tiles on sloped roofs. Shinglers install and replace shingles, tiles and similar coverings on sloped roofs. They are employed by roofing and general contractors, or they may be self-employed.

Main tasks

    roofers

    • Install, repair or replace built-up roofing systems using materials such as asphalt saturated felts and hot asphalt and gravel
    • Install, repair or replace single-ply roofing system using waterproof sheet materials such as modified plastics, elastomeric or other asphaltic compositions
    • Install, repair or replace shingles, shakes and other roofing tiles on sloped roofs of buildings
    • Install sheet metal flashings
    • Apply waterproof coatings to concrete or other masonry surfaces below or above ground level
    • Install and repair metal roofs using hand and power tools
    • Set up scaffolding to provide safe access to roofs
    • May estimate materials required and quote costs.

                shinglers

                • Install or replace asphalt shingles, wood shingles and shakes and masonry or baked clay roofing tiles on sloped roofs of buildings
                • Set up scaffolding to provide safe access to roofs.

                Training

                DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (DVS)

                Pose de revêtements de toiture

                More information

                More information on this job on IMT onlineThis link open an external website in a new window.

                This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

                • Bas-St-Laurent
                • Capitale-Nationale
                • Estrie
                • Chaudière-Appalaches
                • Laval
                • Lanaudière
                • Laurentides
                • Montérégie
                • Centre-du-Québec
                • Grande région de Québec
                • Grande région de Montréal

                This site presents a selection of the best job opportunities. At the national level and in all regions, the possibilities are numerous.
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