Roofers

Roofers,Waterproofers and
Allied Workers
Local 96

WORK INCLUDES

Roofers use special equipment and materials to scale, install, repair, and replace the roofs and damp proof membranes on residential and commercial buildings. Requires situational awareness, comfort with heights, spatial relations, physical strength, improvisational problem solving, mechanical intuition, ability to read blueprints, and communication skills.

  • Roofing
  • Waterproofing
  • Air barrier installation
  • Dampproofing

EDUCATION

To join an apprenticeship program you must be 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED and the physical ability to do the work.

Apprenticeship programs sponsored jointly by labor and management on the local union level. Apprentices learn their craft by training on the job under proper supervision and by studying technical subjects related to the roofing trade.

Training includes both classroom and hands-on instruction.

Topics for training include:

Phase 1: Safety and Intro to Single Ply Systems
Phase 2: Single Ply and Intro to Steep Slope Roofing
Phase 3: Hot Tar, Torch Down Systems and Blueprint Reading

CONTACT

Nick Brenner | Business Agent
p: 763-230-7663
c: 715-808-9933

Mark Conroy | Business Manager
p: 763-230-7662

Who is SEMNBCT?

The Southeastern Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council (SEMNBCT) is comprised of local trade unions, and includes union representatives from the entire building and construction industry.

SEMNBCT exists to provide leadership to union members, promote and support the development of advanced knowledge by skilled workers, and offers guidance and support to owners and signatory contractors.