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roofer trainee


Source: Job Bank

Location

Whitehorse, YT
Y1A0A8

Salary

$28.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 55 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Institutional
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Install and repair metal roofs using hand and power tools
  • Install sheet metal flashings
  • Install, repair or replace shingles, shakes and other roofing tiles on sloped roofs of buildings
  • Install, repair or replace single-ply roofing system using waterproof sheet materials such as modified plastics, elastomeric or other asphaltic compositions
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Inspect workplaces for safety or health hazards
  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations

Supervision

  • No supervision responsibility

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Working at heights training
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Rooftop Safety Training
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Scaffolding Certification
  • Fall Arrest Protection Training Course

Specialization or experience

  • Sheeting and cladding
  • Copper or metal roofs

Area of specialization

  • Single ply sheet membrane roofing system

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Overtime required
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer

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