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Seek the Challenging Position of Lead Roofer
A highly talented Roofer with huge experience in applying roofing materials; patching, repairing and otherwise maintaining roofs and exterior drainage fixtures; establishing priorities; developing schedules for roof replacement and repair; ordering materials; testing roofing samples; assisting in the development of bid specifications; assigning, inspecting and directing the work of other employees; computing time and material costs; performing on-site survey of work to be performed; and estimating man hours.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Remarkable knowledge of methods, materials, and tools used in replacement and repair of variety of roof surfaces and drainage systems.
Excellent knowledge of applicable safety practices and procedures.
Strong ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Uncommon ability to read and understand building codes, blueprints and specifications.
Profound ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as computing square footage.
Strong ability to work harmoniously with other employees.
Exceptional ability to plan and direct the work of subordinate employees.
In-depth ability to keep records and prepare reports.
Excellent vision to read printed materials.
Strong hearing for safety purposes.
Profound dexterity to manipulate tools.
Remarkable ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, fiberglass and various chemicals.
Excellent body movement and mobility to drive automobile, climb, bend, and kneel.
Great strength to lift up to 75 pounds.
Strong physical capability to tolerate working at heights up to 36 feet.
Remarkable stamina to perform heavy physical labor in hot, cold and inclement weather.
Thorough knowledge of UBC, NFPA, OSHA, and EPA regulations as they apply to toxic or hazardous chemicals and disposal practices.
Extensive knowledge of building codes and state and local ordinances as it relates to the work.
Proven ability to operate various manual, and electric tools and equipment (e.g., scraper, sawsall, grinder, pliers, sander, high-pressure urethane foam systems, high pressure hydraulic systems, high pressure nitrogen, tar kettle, propane torch, single phase and three (3)-phase equipment, air compressor, generator, LPG torch, spray gun, foam application unit, forced air unit, coil nailer, etc.).
New Dimension Engineering, Tarrytown, NY 2004 - Present
Apply roofing materials including composition and wood shingles, asphalt and gravel, mineral cap, clay and cement tiles.
Scrape gravel or remove materials to locate leaks.
Apply wet patch, flashing/caulking/sealing compounds or other materials for repair.
Replace broken tiles or shingles.
Apply aluminum coatings to reflect heat and prevent deterioration of roofing felts.
Repair metal roofs with seam caulking, emulsion and/or fiberglass screen; removes worn roofing materials.
Cut roofing paper to size and staple or nail to roof in overlapping strips to form base for roofing materials.
Apply insulation board or other underlayment.
Cut strips of flashing and fit them into angles formed by walls, vents and intersecting roof surfaces.
Pour and mop cold tar on to roof surface.
Apply paper, gravel or mineral cap.
Clean, clear, repair or replace gutters and down spouts.
Repair or replace outlet boxes.
Perform minor carpentry and sheet metal forklift, small truck, hand and power tools and equipment.
New Dimension Engineering, Tarrytown, NY 2001 - 2004
Made special and routine roof inspections.
Located and repaired leaks in asphalt, asbestos, and slate shingles, tile and built-up roofs and single-ply membranes.
Replaced asphalt shingles, and other cold application roofs, and built-up roofs and applied caulking materials and membrane waterproofing.
Erected and removed scaffolding.
Assisted sheet metal mechanics and carpenters when not roofing.
Performed all other duties peculiar to, and normally required in the trade of roofer and damp roofer, following recognized procedures and techniques of such work.
Assisted in directing the work of apprentices and other help.
New Dimension Engineering, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2001
Roofer Apprentice (under the supervision of experienced Roofer)
Fastened composition shingles or sheets to roof with asphalt, cement, or nails.
Applied alternate layers of hot asphalt or tar and roofing paper until roof covering is completed as specified.
Aligned roofing material with edge of roof.
Overlapped successive layers of roofing material, determining distance of overlap, using chalkline, gauge on shingling hatchet, or lines on shingles.
Cut strips of flashing and fitted them into angles formed by walls, vents, and intersecting roof surfaces.
Mopped or poured hot asphalt or tar onto roof base when applying asphalt or tar and gravel to roof.
Applied gravel or pebbles over top layer, using rake or stiff-bristled broom.
Cut roofing paper to size and nailed or stapled paper to roof in overlapping strips to form base for roofing materials.
Punched holes in slate, tile, terra cotta, or wooden shingles, using punch and hammer.
Insulated, soundproofed, and sealed buildings with foam, using spray gun, air compressor, and heater.
Removed snow, water, or debris from roofs prior to applying roofing materials.
Cleaned and maintained equipment.
High School Diploma (1997)
Possess Valid State of New York class C driver's license