• Roofing Expert- Technician

Roofing Expert- Technician

Posted today, 03:02
Nairobi Central, Nairobi, Kenya
Bestcare Facility Services
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Job Type
30 Dec. 2010
Application Deadline
This position requires working outside in extreme environments, working at heights, and prolonged periods of repetitious duties including lifting, bending, and standing for long periods.  Carry out skilled roofing work. This will include determining job requirements, planning/configuring, installations, repairing and replacing roofing including conventional, inverted built-up, single-ply and two-ply modified. Using materials, such as wood, brick, asphalt, tar, shingles, slate, aluminum, bricks and other appropriate materials. Removing or repairing broken tiles or slates (stripping) Checking roof timbers Fitting felt sheets to roofs Measuring and cutting materials Covering roofs with slates, tiles or cladding Cutting and fitting lead 'flashings' around chimney stacks and walls Sealing roof joints with mortar Tasks will also include damp, water and weather- proofing, bind, insulate and seal openings in roofs installing and repairing slate, leadwork, guttering, tile and shingles, resurfacing roofs and associated joinery.
You'll need: Knowledge of building and construction To be thorough and pay attention to detail Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations Sensitivity and understanding The ability to work well with others To be flexible and open to change Leadership skills Customer service skills To be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Requirements and Skills
A large part of a roofer’s work will be repairing roofs, by removing and replacing broken tiles measuring, cutting and fitting roofing materials, and finishing off joints to make them watertight. Roofers also check to make sure that roofs are structurally sound.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
5 years
Minimum Experience
KSh 40,000 - 50,000
Working environment
You could work on a construction site, at a client's business or at a client's home.
Your working environment may be at height, dirty, outdoors in all weathers and physically demanding.
You may need to wear safety clothing and use safety equipment.
KSh 40,000 - 50,000
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Nairobi, Westlands, Region Nairobi Mombasa Kenya
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