Roofer Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Roofer

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled roofer to join our team. The roofer will be responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining roofs on residential and commercial buildings. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of roofing materials and be able to work independently or as part of a team.


  • Inspect roofs to determine the best course of action for repairs or replacement
  • Install new roofs on residential and commercial buildings
  • Repair and maintain existing roofs
  • Work with a variety of roofing materials, including shingles, tiles, and metal
  • Ensure all work is completed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Follow all safety protocols and regulations
  • Communicate with clients to provide updates on progress and answer any questions


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a roofer
  • Ability to work at heights and in various weather conditions
  • Knowledge of different roofing materials and installation techniques
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and carry heavy materials, up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
  • Ability to stand, bend, and kneel for extended periods of time

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Roofer

What is the best way to find and hire a Roofer near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Roofer applicants. Employers posting their Roofer job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Roofer applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Roofer are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 2 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Roofer positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Roofer role?
SMS has 82% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Roofer job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Roofers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 111% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Roofer applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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