UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

ROOFER

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8862 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

DEFINITION

Perform skilled installation, maintenance, and repair of all types of roofing.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class perform a variety of journey-level duties in skilled roofing and related work.

TYPICAL WORK

Check roof areas, roof drains and gutters to determine serviceability and repair needs; clean debris as required; locate and repair roof and related leaks;

Prepare subroofing by removing old surfaces and repairing base for new material;

Install flashings for vent pipes, ducts, fans, air-conditioners and other machines or structures installed on roofs;

Inspect application of new roofs by contractors;

Install or repair all types of roofing including asphalt, composition, corrugated metal, slate, tile, etc.;

Operate a variety of power and hand tools including power hoists;

Estimate materials and time required for completion of jobs and projects;

Maintain power and hand tools as required; may lead and instruct helpers as required;

May perform work in other trades;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a roofer OR, full journey status as a roofer in a union; OR four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.

Examination Requirements:

The examination (including written, E & T and oral components) will consist of a scored evaluation of the applicant's training and experience as a roofer or a roofer's helper, knowledge of roofing techniques, equipment and materials and safety precautions and ability to perform skilled installation, maintenance and repair of roofing.

New Class: 1-3-73
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05