Roof Tilers cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface.

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Roof Tilers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • studying drawings, specifications and work sites to determine materials required
  • erecting ladders and scaffolds
  • placing and securing waterproof sheets over eaves
  • nailing and stapling roofing underlay to roofs
  • aligning starter rows of roofing material with edges of roofs, securing with wire, staples and nails, and overlapping successive layers of tiles
  • sizing and cutting roofing material to fit around vents, chimney edges, corners and ridges
  • fixing edge and ridge tiles in cement mortar
  • slipping roofing material under pre-fabricated flashing and nailing it down
  • caulking and flashing exposed nail heads to prevent leaks

Job Titles

  • Roof Tiler

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways
  • Cert III in Roof Tiling

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Roof Plumbing Apprentice

  • AE Hoskins Building Services
  • We are currently seeking several apprentice Roof Plumbers to join our maintenance services team. The successful candidate will be part of a busy team, servicing State and Local Government clients, as well as a range of retail facilities and commercial premises. This position offers a competitive wage and great working conditions and the opportunity for long term career development in our growing business.
  • Trades & ServicesRoof Plumbers
  • Fri 16 Apr , 2021
  • Balcatta, Western Australia
  • Painting Apprentices

  • AE Hoskins Building Services
  • We are currently looking for an apprentice Painter, to join our maintenance services team. We service many State and Local Government clients, as well as a range of facility managers, retail, hospitality and commercial businesses, and have a rapidly growing client base.
  • Trades & ServicesPainting Trades Workers
  • Fri 16 Apr , 2021
  • Balcatta, Western Australia
  • Fri 16 Apr , 2021
  • Derrimut, Victoria
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