Roofers are specialist building workers whose skills are used to erect and clad roof structures and install waterproofing, rainwater equipment and flashings.
Roof construction entails the setting out and construction of various trusses; the erection of roofs; and cladding of roof structures with different materials.
Rainwater equipment includes: development of sheet metal components; marking, cutting, riveting and soldering of sheet metal; and the fabrication and fitting of gutters and downpipes.
Waterproofing installation entails: identification of waterproofing materials; measuring and estimating quantities; and the application of reinforced liquid waterproofing.
Roofers work closely with carpenters, bricklayers, plasterers and other tradesmen in the building industry.
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