Every structure needs a roof but a roof is more than just a top for a finished building. A roof is actually a system designed to do the following tasks:
In this field, you will work outdoors on commercial roofing systems. In the classroom and on-the-job training, you will focus on methods and equipment designed to keep you safe. You will also learn about the different types of low slope roofing systems including: built up roofs, Modified Bitumen Roof Membranes and single ply membranes. You will also study other types of roofing designs such as green roof systems.
Careers in this field include:
Depending on your location, you could earn $12-20/hour as an apprentice or $20-50/hour as a journeyman. In addition to an hourly wage, you will receive great benefits including health, pension, 401k, and more.
If you're ready to learn more about a career in the sheet metal industry or would like information on how to apply, please complete our Request Information form. We'll match you to a training center in your area. Your local training school or Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) will contact you in about a week.