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  • COMPOSITION ROOFERS

    What is a Roofer?

    Roofers waterproof and weatherproof buildings. They apply shingles made from fiberglass, slate, tile and cedar or composite material such as rubber membrane. They also apply built-up rubber, PVC and modified bitumen.

    Roofers work outdoors in all kinds of weather and shut down only when weather is severe. Craftsmen do a great deal of climbing, kneeling, standing and walking. Persons interested in becoming a roofer must have no fear of heights, a good sense of balance and be keenly aware of safety for themselves and their co-workers.

    What are the program specifics?

    ·                 Length of program – 3 years

    ·                 6 month probationary period

    ·                 A minimum of 144 hours of classroom

                      related instruction each year

    ·                 Starting pay – 50% journeyman wage

    How do I qualify?

    ·                 At least 18 years of age

    ·                 Successfully completed the 10th grade

    ·                 Have a valid driver’s license

    What will be helpful to succeed?

    ·                 Good reading ability

    ·                 General science

    ·                 General math

    ·                 Blueprint reading

    Where do I apply?

              Christie Farrow

              Apprenticeship Coordinator

              Composition Roofers JATC

              3 Kovach Dr.

              Cincinnati, Ohio 45215

              (513) 475-5733

              cfarrow@thegcac.org




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