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Title: Roofer

Definition: Roofers install, repair, and replace roofing systems on low-pitched roofs, and shingles, shakes and other roofing tiles on high-pitched roofs. They work with membrane roofing systems that consist of a variety of materials with different application methods. They install, replace and repair shingles, slate, shakes, roofing tiles, sheet metal and other preformed sheeting on sloped roofs.

Definition (More Info): Careers in Construction

Education Program:
Academy Canada – Renovation Technician

First Credential: Diploma plus apprenticeship

Salary Range: PayScale (Canada) (Sept 2015) - Roofer: Entry Low: $29,462. Low Median: $19/hr.

Salary (More Info): PayScale: Roofer

Related Specialties: Renovation Technician, Shingler, Carpenter

Professional Associations: Women Building Futures (WBF); Office to Advance Women Apprentices; Canadian Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA); Canadas Building Trade Unions (CBTU); Canadian Construction Women

Other Resources: Red Seal; Service Canada; National Roofing Contractors Association

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