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ROOF INSTALLER

 

In business since 1957, Kent Homes is the largest home builder in Atlantic Canada.  With our plant in Bouctouche, New Brunswick, we have 150,000 square feet of space dedicated to building quality homes and offices year-round.  We serve remote, rural and urban centers throughout Atlantic Canada and Maine, U.S.A.

 

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Roof Installer.


Description:


  • Performing tasks involving physical labor on residential and commercial level manufacturing projects. May operate a variety of hand held and power tools. Cover roofs of structures with shingles, aluminum, wood, or related materials. (Training will be provided.)
  • Cement or nail flashing strips of metal or shingle over joints to make them watertight.
  • Install partially overlapping layers of material over roof insulation surfaces, using chalk lines, gauges on shingling hatchets, or lines on shingles.
  • Cut felt, shingles, or strips of flashing to fit angles formed by walls, vents, or intersecting roof surfaces.
  • Apply plastic coatings, membranes, fiberglass, or felt over sloped roofs before applying shingles.
  • Cover exposed nail heads with roofing cement or caulking to prevent water leakage or rust.
  • Install vapor barriers or layers of insulation on flat roofs.
  • Apply adhesives to construction materials.
  • Install roofing materials.
  • Maintain a clean work station: pick up tools and equipment and secure work station each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Material handling and storage.
  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Bring problems to the attention of the supervisor.


Qualifications:

  • Balance: Roofers work on roofs, which might have very steep pitches. Balance is crucial to the job and a roofer's safety.
  • Strength: Roofers need to be able to carry heavy materials, like bundles of shingles, up ladders and onto roofs. Must be in good physical condition and strength with the ability to lift more than 70 lbs and a willingness to work overtime occasionally.
  • Stamina: Roofers spend most of their day on their feet, sometimes during intense heat and humidity.
  • No Fear of Heights: Roofs work at high elevations. Roofers need to be steady and unafraid of being in high places, and willing to complete the Fall Arrest Training provided.
  • Ability to work in a team and complete daily tasks according to the work schedule.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to meet attendance expectation with dependability and consistency.
  • Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented individual with superior organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • High degree of initiative with a proactive approach to work.
  • Ability to follow instructions and learn new skills.
  • Strong work ethic - punctual with a positive attitude and willingness to work.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work 


Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ related experience preferred; experience in a manufacturing setting is an asset
  • Willingness and ability to perform manual work following verbal and written instructions.
  • Willingness and ability to work at heights

Education: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; trade certificate or college diploma an asset

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

 

Please apply online by. 

 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

  

 

Kent Homes Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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