Roofer, 2806

Location San Francisco, CA
Date Posted May 4, 2017
Category Commercial Projects
Job Type Full Time




$33.89 – $41.19/hour; $5,874.00 – $7,139.00/month; $70,486.00 – $85,670.00/year

Application Deadline: Continuous


Under general supervision, the essential functions of a roofer are to maintain, repair and reroof a variety of roofs/structures as a member of a roofing crew and perform related duties as required.

Essential Duties Include:

Maintains, repairs and reroofs a variety of roofs by replacing broken slate, tile or shingle, applying additional layers of cap sheet over a built-up roof and removing old cap sheet/felt; applies modified bitumen and one-ply systems; cleans and prepares roof surfaces and replaces with new roofing material when necessary; safely lifts and handles roofing materials such as asphalt, gravel, ply sheets, Torch On, and mineral surfaced cap sheets with a variety of handtools such as axes, razor knives, tin snips and flat bars; quarters asphalt plugs with an axe, placing asphalt in kettle and transporting hot asphalt in service buckets and high-boy or low-boy drums to designated areas; assembles, operates, and maintains equipment in a safe and proper manner such as hoists, cranes, asphalt kettles, ladders, brackets, planks and fall protection; secures equipment to ensure safety and prevent damage to buildings, equipment and supplies or prevent injury to personnel; waterproofs floors, bathrooms, showers, concrete slabs, planter boxes, and pilings to achieve a watertight seal; inspects existing roof surfaces (membranes, tile, etc.) for roof or systems failure as part of an on-going preventive maintenance program; drives city vehicles to work site and/or to pick up and transport equipment and supplies.

Nature of the work: requires performance of heavy work such as lifting, carrying, and moving tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 110 pounds for distances up to 100 feet; constant bending, reaching, pulling, climbing, balancing, squatting, and crawling, at considerable heights and pitches often in adverse weather conditions.


  1. Completion of a recognized Roofer three and a half (3.5) years (42-month) apprenticeship program; AND
  1. Three and a half (3.5) years of experience as a journey-level roofer; AND
  1. Possession of a valid Class C driver license.

Substitution: Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required apprenticeship on a year-for-year basis.


  • One (1) year of full-time experience is equivalent to 2,000 hours.
  • Employees must be insurable under the hiring department’s automobile liability insurance. Insurability must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.


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