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Become A Commercial Roofer

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Working As A Commercial Roofer

  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Stressful

  • $40,260

    Average Salary

What Does A Commercial Roofer Do At Tradesmen International, Inc.

* Checking to ensure that completed roofs are watertight
* Sweeping and cleaning roofs to prepare them for the application of new roofing materials
* Locating worn or torn areas in roofs
* Covering roofs with layers of roofing felt or asphalt strips before installing tile, slate, or composition materials
* Removing old roofing materials
* Unloading materials and tools from work trucks, and unrolling roofing as directed
* Placing tiles, nailing them to roof boards, and covering nail heads with roofing cement

What Does A Commercial Roofer Do At Beacon Roofing Supply

* Provide excellent customer service using professional communication skills.
* Maintain customer relations through phone goodwill to existing customers.
* Negotiates price levels to maintain competitive position in the marketplace.
* Uses expert application, installation and product knowledge to up-sell the customer appropriately.
* Possesses ability to overcome objections or concerns of potential customers by utilizing technical expertise.
* Maintains and conveys all relevant competitive sales knowledge directly to the Branch Manager for dissemination to the Outside Sales Representatives.
* Handles incoming customer complaints in a prompt and courteous manner; owns the problem until resolved, including the direction of delivery and warehouse personnel.
* Make recommendations and work closely with Branch Manager to correct unacceptable margin levels.
* Attend all local and regional sales meetings as requested.
* Participates in all training exercises, including role-plays to enhance sale capabilities.
* Utilize lead generation programs to identify potential projects by market
* Maintain upcoming bid list by market with all pertinent sales information
* Proactively share pre-bid dates & information with OSR/BM
* Update bid list tracking information as received from the field
* Support OSR/ISR with commercial knowledge
* The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
* Preferably a BS in Marketing/Sales, Business.
* Two years of Industry (or) Industry related experience in Commercial Roofing and Residential Roofing.
* Must have experience in the building material distribution industry, particularly selling commercial roofing products, with demonstrated success in those products to a local contractor base.
* Mincron operating system.
* Ability to learn software package.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Internet, Word, and Excel.
* Must posses the entrepreneur spirit, be self-motivated, and enthusiastic about our business.
* Must have excellent customer service skills and attitude.
* Must be detailed oriented and possess excellent organizational and time management skills.
* Must be analytical and able to solve problems.
* Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
* Must be ethical and honest.
* Must be dependable and have a current state issued driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
* Must be legally entitled to work in the United States.
* Must be able to pass a company required drug test.
* Must be able to read, speak and write the English language to communicate with vendors, customers and other branch employees.
* An Equal Opportunity Employer

What Does A Commercial Roofer Do At Cybercoders

* Set up and manage project contract, budget, and cost.
* Coordinate a manpower schedule, material, and equipment.
* Ensure all specifications, details, and applicable building codes are met.
* Manage production reports and provide weekly reports to field supervision.
* Manage and monitor RFIs, change orders, and contract documents.
* Maintain and develop relationships with customers and consultants.
* Develop and monitor quality control documents including shop drawings, submittals, and field reports

What Does A Commercial Roofer Do At North American Roofing

* Ensure all service requests are responded to within the region in a timely manner
* Ensure budgets are met for each project
* See that all jobs are closed in a timely manner
* Responsible for hiring and training tech teams to meet customer service standards
* Review all employee expense reports and submit to accounting department
* Report job progress and monitor costs

What Does A Commercial Roofer Do At Centimark Corporation

* Recruiting and retaining qualified workers
* Ensuring complete and thorough inspections of the job site before and after the project is completed
* Addressing any and all problems that may arise during the course of installation
* Most importantly – customer satisfaction

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How To Become A Commercial Roofer

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers usually have a high school diploma and attend a professional truckdriving school. They must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL).

Education

Most companies require their truck drivers to have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Many companies require drivers to attend professional truckdriving schools, where they take training courses to learn how to maneuver large vehicles on highways or through crowded streets. During these classes, drivers also learn the federal laws and regulations governing interstate truck driving. Students attend either a private truckdriving school or a program at a community college that lasts between 3 and 6 months.

Upon finishing their classes, drivers receive a certificate of completion.

The U.S. Department of Transportation is considering a requirement that mandates all newly hired interstate truck drivers to take a truckdriving course.

The Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) certifies a small percentage of driver-training courses at truckdriver training schools that meet both the industry standards and the U.S. Department of Transportation guidelines for training tractor-trailer drivers.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

All long-haul truck drivers must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Qualifications for obtaining a CDL vary by state but generally include passing both a knowledge test and a driving test. States have the right to refuse to issue a CDL to anyone who has had a CDL suspended by another state.

Drivers can get endorsements to their CDL that show their ability to drive a specialized type of vehicle. Truck drivers transporting hazardous materials (HAZMAT) must have a hazardous materials endorsement (H). Getting this endorsement requires passing an additional knowledge test and a background check.

Federal regulations require random testing of on-duty truck drivers for drug or alcohol abuse. In addition, truck drivers can have their CDL suspended if they are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or are convicted of a felony involving the use of a motor vehicle.

Other actions can result in a suspension after multiple violations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration website has a list of these violations. Additionally, some companies have stricter standards than what federal regulations require.

Training

After completing truckdriving school and being hired by a company, drivers normally receive between 1 and 3 months of on-the-job training. During this time, they drive a truck with a more experienced mentor–driver in the passenger seat. This period of on-the-job training is given so that the new drivers will learn more about the specific type of truck they will drive and material they will transport.

Important Qualities

Hand-eye coordination. Drivers of heavy trucks and tractor-trailers must be able to coordinate their legs, hands, and eyes simultaneously so that they will react appropriately to the situation around them and drive the vehicle safely.

Hearing ability. Truck drivers need good hearing. Federal regulations require that a driver be able to hear a forced whisper in one ear at 5 feet (with or without the use of a hearing aid).

Physical health. Federal regulations do not allow people to become truck drivers if they have a medical condition, such as high blood pressure or epilepsy, which may interfere with their ability to operate a truck. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration website has a full list of medical conditions that disqualify someone from driving a long-haul truck.

Visual ability. Truck drivers must be able to pass vision tests. Federal regulations require a driver to have at least 20/40 vision with a 70-degree field of vision in each eye and the ability to distinguish the colors on a traffic light.

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Top Skills for A Commercial Roofer

TPOEpdmRoofSystemNewRoofOshaHotTarJobSitesCrewProductivityCurbRemovalPVCCustomerServiceOLDRoofVaporBarriersGeneralLaborConstructionProjectsCoverRoofsMopBitumenSoundproofSectionsRoofRepair

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Top Commercial Roofer Skills

  1. TPO
  2. Epdm
  3. Roof System
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Installed full TPO type roofing from start to finish.
  • Tear off and installation of commercial roofing systems(EPDM or rubber roofing mostly)
  • Installed various types of roof systems, Thermoplastic Polyolefinrubber, spray restoration, BUR, single ply, tile and shingles.
  • Maintained and repaired existing roofs and installed new roofs on commercial buildings.
  • Maintained proper safety codes and procedures to keep up with OSHA regulations.

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