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Roofers build and repair roofs on all types of buildings using one or more kinds of materials.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) studying drawings, specifications and construction sites to determine materials required
  • (b) covering roof frameworks with slate and pre-fabricated tiles to cover pitched roofs
  • (c) laying a waterproof shield and fixing metallic or synthetic materials to a building?s frame
  • (d) sizing and cutting roofing materials to fit around edges corners and protuberances such as chimney. (e) using natural materials such as thatching to provide roof coverings
  • (f) creating temporary structures such as scaffolding and ladders.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Asphalt Roofer
- Metal Roofer
- Slate Roofer
- Tile Roofer
- Roof fixer
- Thatcher

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