The Roofing Technian (RT) is responsible for ordering and maintaining equipment, tools and supplies to support work projects. The RT plans and lays out work to be done and roofing systems to be installed, and works with other Government journeymen demonstrating proper work methods. The RT keeps work leader and Workload Manager informed on work related issues and work status. The RT works to meet completion goals, project schedule and budgets.
The RT typically:
Call back and emergency overtime are regular requirements of this position, which will be coordinated through the Workload Manager. (Seasonal)
Operations - The RT will perform work both indoors and outdoors as required by assigned task. The RT shall work alone or with other workers by inspecting roofs, determining needed repairs and estimating labor hours and materials and completes assigned work without further instructions. Work assignments are provided by oral instructions or work orders. The RT obtains the required materials, tools and equipment and is responsible for maintenance, repair and proper use of it. The work orders and blueprints are often incomplete and the RT must be able to fill in the gaps. The work requires considerable standing, climbing, stooping, bending, stretching and working in cramped, awkward positions. The RT will be required to roll, tip and load barrels for tar weighing up to 450 pounds with assistance of helpers and forklift or hoist. The RT will raise up to, 90- pound rolls of roofing paper and 100-pound bags of gravel to roof by rope, pulley, and gin-pole at frequent intervals. The RT will stoop, reach and pick up material and walk across both gently sloping and steep roofs, carrying materials to point of application, generally not more than 30 feet. The RT will climb ladders, kneel, crouch and stoop frequently in applying, fittings or securing parts and materials. The RT shall have a good familiarity of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest’s (NAVFAC SW) Safety and Health Requirements Manual, instructions, agency equipment regulations and directives. The RT must observe posted safety precautions and wear protective equipment/clothing as required by regulations. The RT has
exposure to sun, dust, noise, heat and fumes from tar, asphalt and kettle that are considered to be normal to trade. The RT is subject to falls, cuts, cruises, splinters, falling objects, injury from improper lifting, illness from exposure to weather. The RT works from scaffolding, ladders and on roofs. The RT may be exposed to roofing materials containing asbestos fiber, in which case, the Workload Manager must be notified to ensure proper safety measures are taken.
Processing - The RT will receive work assignments by workload managers. Assignments are in the form of oral or written instruction (work order) to perform a variety of related tasks. Work quality is inspected by workload managers to ensure the finished project meets accepted trade standards and practices. The RT may be required to obtain certification or licensing and maintain any associated qualification requirements for work requiring special certifications or licensing. The RT may be required to obtain licenses for the operation of forklift, High Lift (JLG) and/or Construction equipment, upon notification.
Housekeeping - The RT will observe established safe working procedures and ensure all designated working areas are maintained in an orderly manner and continuously maintained free of trash and debris. At the end of each day, the general work areas shall be swept, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment shall be picked-up and stored, and municipal trash containers will be emptied.
Technical Support - Work is checked during progress and upon completion for compliance with instructions, adherence to established practices and standards, and overall acceptability of work. Guidelines will include a variety of Federal, Department of Defense, Department of Navy, and NAVFACSW publications, manuals, directives, standards, policies and procedures. Published guidance will be provided by the government as needed.
Meetings/Conferences - The RT shall participate in meetings with contractors, agencies, clients, and team members when required to do so.
Briefings - The RT shall participate in briefings when required to do so.
The RT must have/be:
All Candidates must have/be:
a) Valid state driver’s license in the state the work is being performed.
b) Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.
c) U.S. citizenship or resident alien. Proof of US Citizenship or resident alien card will be required.
d) OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work.
e) U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) certification and appropriate refresher (if needed).
f) Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.
g) Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to construction sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions.
h) Ability to acquire a Common Access Card (CAC).