Roofers use a wide range of products and application techniques for applying hot asphalt, rubber (EDPM & Hypalon), thermos plastics systems, torch applied modified bitumen, and cold applied systems. In addition, they install insulation and gravel and work with slate, cement and clay tile and shingles. Waterproofers apply materials to plaza decks and building foundations to keep moisture out.
The term for the apprenticeship is 3 ½ years. The apprentice attends class 144 hours per year. Three-hour sessions are held Wednesday and Thursday evenings at the Union Hall.
The apprentices will receive increment wage rate increases based on a percentage of the journeyworker rate, beginning at approximately 50% of journeyworker’s pay.
Applications are continually accepted. Interviews are conducted as needed.