Roofer

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to prepare, install, and maintain exterior roofing materials and roofs. Includes instruction in building materials, flashing, lag bolts, site safety, equipment operation and maintenance, layering, site preparation, basic internal structural design, finishing, waterproofing, and applicable codes and standards.

Career Opportunities

Solar PV Installers

Matthew Messer from New York Solar Maintenance
Kaden Coziar from ES Solar
Pat Coppens from REenergizeCO
3 reviews
assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.
$48020
No degree required
Strong job growth
Personality Match

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Roofers

Austin Fain from Perfect Steel Solutions
Victor Adrian from
Patrick Connelly from
Jesse Garrett from Liberty Roofworks
Constantine Anest from Ethos Roofing & Restoration
6 reviews
cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, or related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.
$47010
No degree required
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Interest Match

Construction Workers Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
$72990
No degree required
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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