Workers install new roofs and repair and remove old roofs
using a variety of materials. They cover roofs with wood shingles,
composition, shingles, asphalt and gravel, slate, tiles and
single-ply materials. The work is conducted on both commercial
and residential buildings.
Roofers/Waterproofers usually work outside on top of structures,
but sometimes work inside or below round level. The work is
physically demanding and requires heavy lifting, climbing,
bending and squatting, with a significant risk of injury from
falls. The work is performed in all weather conditions. There
may be periods of unemployment between jobs, with jobs lasting
only nine to ten months a year.
This apprenticeship is a 3-year program. The apprenticeship
requires a minimum of 5000 hours of on-the-job training, and
144 hours per year of supplemental classroom instruction.
Enrollment Period: Call for enrollment information.
Roofers & Waterproofers Local 190
Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
825 East 8th Avenue, Suite 10
Anchorage, AK 99501
Contact: Apprenticeship Coordinator
(907) 272-4311 (phone)
(907) 277-4311 (fax)
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