Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Trade
Nevada Roofers & Waterproofers Local 162
Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
4125 Arctic Spring Ave #4
Las Vegas NV 89115
Nature of Work
Working on pitched, sloped, and all types of roofs. Handling roofing materials, kettles, tankers, torches, Bitumen products, high tech thermo-plastic membrane systems and liquid applied products. Various steep roofing products and waterproofing systems.
Medium to hard work: physically able to lift and carry up to 100 lbs. Should be physically able to perform the work of the trade. This includes being able to climb, balance, stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, reach, feel and see.
Base wage for Trained Workers:
Commercial Journeyman: $24.11 per hour
Commercial Apprentice: $13.15 - $22.89 per hour
Benefits under Union:
Health and Welfare, including Dental and Vision, Retirement Pension (National), Apprenticeship Training.
Working outdoors in temperatures in excess of 100 degrees. Willing to work at extreme elevations and confined spaces. Working with fiberglass insulation. Working with hazardous chemicals and substances that over long term exposure may cause bodily harm. Work from ladders, scaffolds, swing stages and lifts.
Minimum of three (3) years of instruction classes in all subjects related to the trade for a total of 432 hours or 144 hours during each year of the term of apprenticeship. 3600 total hours of on-the-job training. OSHA Safety and Fall Protection rraining as well as CPR First Aid Training.
Applicants must meet the following requirements
- Be al lest 18 years of age.
- High School diploma or GED equivalent within 1 year after being endentured as an apprentice.
- Must be physically fit for the work of the trade.
- Must have valid ID.
- Military Release Papers DD-214 (if applicable).
- Drug testing may be required prior to employment.
- Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
The Apprenticeship Standards provide that applications will be received without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or sex. In an effort to achieve complete equal opportunity, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.