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Roofing Laborer

Company: Baker Roofing Company
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Baker Roofing Company, the second largest roofing contractor in the nation, is always recruiting for top talent in the roofing industry. Family owned and operated, we have been around for over 100 years. We have twenty three offices across Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. Baker Roofing Company is looking for energetic employees who are interested in a structured career path that is proven to get motivated individuals from entry-level positions to foreman in as little as two years.Previous construction experience is preferred, but not required. Starting pay as high as $17-$19 an hour depending on experience.SummaryAssist Roofers and Foremen with preparing the job site for covering roofs of structures with materials such as metal, shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, and related materials. May operate hand and power tools of all types.RequirementsTo 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 QualificationsEducation: High School/G.E.D preferred but not requiredYears of Experience: 6 months - 1 year of general construction experienceCertifications: None requiredDriver License: Not required but it is a plusMust be self-motivated, open minded, and able to accept constructive criticismKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of the basic Safety techniques and proceduresAttention to detail, ability to prioritize task and meet deadlines according to instructions receivedAbility to organized, plan, and execute work assignmentsAbility to climb ladders, stairways and scaffoldingInterpersonal skills necessary to work on a teamAbility to read and use tape measure; mark or record distancesGeneral basic knowledge of construction materials and tools involved in the construction or repair of structuresAbility to perform general physical activities in construction areasAbility to identify problems and communicate them to his foreman in order to accomplish workAbility to identify and resolves problems in a timely manner according to instructions receivedEssential FunctionsClean up debris from the roof surface and surrounding property.Assist with the installation of vapor barriers and/or layers of insulation on the roof decks of roofs.Cover exposed nail heads with roofing cement or caulking to prevent water leakage and rust.Assist with the installation of partially overlapping layers of material over roof insulation surfaces.Assist with covering roofs and exterior walls of structures with metal, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, gravel, gypsum, and/or related materials, using brushes, knives, punches, hammers and other tools.Operate vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment Repair cracks, defects, or damage, using proper materialsApply adhesives, caulking, sealants, or coatingsPhysical DemandsRequires standing up for long periods of timeRequires climbing ladders, scaffolds, or polesRequires considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body in order to climb, lift, balance, walk, and handling materialsRequires use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguingRequires seeing details at close rangeRequires repetitive movement, bending or twisting, kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawlingPhysical ability to stand and walk, lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds regularlyWork EnvironmentRequires 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 equipmentMistakes are not easily correctable and have serious consequences. Therefore, safety procedures need to be followedRequires exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stingsRequires exposure to high places or dangerous conditionsDisclaimer: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 Recruiting department at 919-828-2975 or recruiting@bakerroofing.com.EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal ContractorPrincipals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Keywords: Baker Roofing Company, Harrisonburg , Roofing Laborer, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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