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Job Description: 

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


Tasks include:

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

This unit group includes

Metal roofer
Slate and tile roofer

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Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore