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University of Arkansas

Skilled Tradesman - Roofer (R0003500_Little_Rock)



$35,568.00 - $35,568.00


Full Time


Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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Type of Position:Skilled Labor

Workstudy Position:

Job Type:Regular
Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:

Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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Department:Structural Services

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Summary of Job Duties:The Skilled Tradesman Roofer is responsible for the roofing maintenance, repair, patching, and evaluation for the campus. They are also responsible for the construction or installation and repair of a variety of materials requiring accuracy and good appearance, such as doors, stairs, roofs, partitions, walls, hardware, and fixtures. Make repairs to office furniture, cabinets, etc. Operate a variety of power hand tools and woodworking machinery as required. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Installation of roofing systems and roofing treatments;

  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and perform repairs of roofing systems. Knowledge of roofing material applications;

  • Install, maintain, repair materials made from wood, wood substitutes, light weight steel and other materials; Install a variety of wall and floor finish materials such as wood, tile, carpet, paint, tape and float sheet rock, and erect or remove walls and ceiling systems; Fit and install trim items, such as doors, stairs, moldings and hardware;

  • Use accepted methods, practices, and safety precautions in completion of skilled trades work;

  • Prepare accurate cost estimates for clients;

  • Understand verbal and written instructions;

  • Willingness to work with a team, assist other skilled tradesmen to complete projects that require multiple trades and tradesmen to work together;

  • Communicate professionally and appropriately with campus community and coworkers;

  • Use work order software program to track assignments, document notes, and log time and materials used;

  • Perform other duties as assigned; which may include painting, roofing, locksmithing, or other overlapping skilled trades.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

  • Knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the various skilled trades;

  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to one or more of the skilled trades;

  • Ability to provide mathematical and analytical skills necessary to do material estimates for one or more of the skilled trades;

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, schematics, building plans, and/or work drawings to determine specifications and calculate requirements;

  • Ability to maintain, repair, and renovate buildings as assigned;

  • Ability to maintain inventory on needed parts and tools for one or more of the skilled trades;

  • Ability to operate power tools;

  • Ability to measure, cut, shape, assemble and join moldings, wood materials, drywall and plastic materials, etc.;

  • Ability to fit and install or apply doors, stairs, moldings, hardware, framing, sheet rock walls, drop-in ceiling systems, tile, carpet and paint;

  • Ability to work on a team, supervise apprentices and other construction workers;

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays as assigned. Work inclement weather schedule as assigned;

  • Ability to negotiate distances and to load and carry tools and equipment up ladders and hoists;

  • Ability to work at heights of up to 40 feet from ladder or scaffolding;

  • Ability to be certified to wear a respirator if required.

Required Education &/or Experience:

  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma;

  • Five years of verifiable experience in the roofing trade;

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to drive a vehicle.

Preferred Education &/or Experience:

  • Possess or the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL);

  • Experience operating construction equipment such as forklift, personnel lift, skid-steer, and backhoe;

  • Experience in one or more of the skilled trades other than roofing.

Salary Information:


Required Documents to Apply:


Optional Documents:

List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume
Additional Information:

Recruitment Contact Information:

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Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check, Motor Vehicle Reports Check

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:Hearing, Talking
Frequent Physical Activity:Balancing, Climbing, Kneeling, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Standing, Walking
Occasional Physical Activity:Driving, Sitting
Benefits Eligible:Yes