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Roof Tiler

Cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface. Registration or licensing may be required.


Tasks Include:


  • 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
Specialisations
  • Roof Fixer
  • Roof Shingler
  • Roof Slater
Job prospects for Roof Tilers in Victoria

Occupation in the Roof Tilers group include Roof Tiler

Employment prospects
There are currently 2,500 Roof Tilers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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