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The Work

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.

Working Conditions

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.

The Apprenticeship

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.

To Apply

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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* The information presented on these pages may not contain every apprenticeship opportunity available in Alaska.  If you currently sponsor an apprenticeship program that meets U.S. Dept. of Labor standards and would like your information posted here please contact the AJCN web coordinator.

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