Roofer Helper

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Facilities Administration, Landscape & Grounds, Maintenance
Division: Business and Finance

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Position Summary:

The Roofer Helper is responsible for assisting Lead Roofer during the application or repair of roofing materials. Unloads materials, cleans off roof, applies roofing material, and cleans site after job is complete.

  • Unloading materials from truck and unrolling roofing material.
  • Ensuring there is enough material for entire roof.
  • Lifting roofing materials onto roof using pulleys or ladder.
  • Clearing debris from roof.
  • Scraping or pulling off old roofing material.
  • Properly equipping all roofers with safety equipment, scaffolding, and hoists.
  • Nailing roofing paper and composition shingles into roof.
  • Applying layer of tar on roof.
  • Applying gravel, shingles, or asphalt over tar layer.
  • Covering roof with roofing felt, asphalt strips, or other materials.
  • Applying tile, slate, or composition materials to roof.
  • Locating and repairing cracked tiles.
  • Filling in missing tiles.
  • Clearing out gutters and drains.
  • Affixing metal sheets to roof boards or frameworks.
  • Locating and fixing leaks.
  • Repairing damage caused from storms and high winds.
  • Nailing tiles to roof boards and covering with roofing cement.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma required.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle report.
  • More than one year of experience in the commercial roofing industry.
  • Familiarity with typical roofing materials and techniques to include flashing, tar, caulking products, sub-roofing, tile, membranes and built-up roofing systems.
  • Be aware of and implement roofing industry safety practices to include use of fall protection at all times.
  • Must be comfortable working on the roof of multistory buildings.
  • Ability to follow and apply direction from the lead roofer.
  • Must be able to perform other duties as assigned in the maintenance shop.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to lift 80 lbs.
  • Must be able to use roofing tools and repair materials.
  • Must be able to work outside on roofs for extended periods and in all weather conditions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Competitive hourly salary.

Rollins offers a generous benefits package featuring:

  • 37.5 work week and hour lunch plus overtime pay
  • 3 weeks Paid Time Off to start
  • 11 Paid Holidays and College Closure Days
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Reimbursement Account founded by employer contribution
  • 100% Long and Short Term Disability
  • Up to 11.5% employer Retirement contribution
  • Award-winning Wellness Program
  • FREE on-site parking
  • Discounted Meal Plan
  • FREE access to campus amenities (ex. gym, library)
  • FREE Full Tuition Waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of employment.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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