Saturday, March 12, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Roofers Training Center
10621 Capital Street
Oak Park, MI 48237
Detroit Roofers Union Local #149 & the Southeastern Michigan Roofing Contractors Association
present the
Why You Should Consider a Career in Roofing
  • Roofing is one of the most recession resilient trades!
  • Roofs must be replaced or repaired regardless of the economy.
  • Roofers can work year round, even in winter months.
  • Roofers can work nationally and overseas.
  • Math skills are not a necessity, as in many other building trades.
  • New advances in roof technology have reduced physical requirement with mechanical tools.
  • Roofers typically work Monday through Friday.  In the busy months Saturday's are used for a makeup
  • The views are fantastic from the roof!  Every roofer has a corner office with a view!

If You're not a Union Roofer - Consider Becoming One
  • Pension:  Workers can currently retire in their mid 50's, providing they have 30 years of service.  
  • Excellent health insurance; including vision and dental.
  • Advancement opportunities: roofers, estimators, drivers, yard workers, mechanic and service positions.
  • Journeyman roofers earn about $34 per hour.
  • The apprentice school is free. Classes are held in the evenings.
  • Roofers can freely move between contractors who have work.
  • Roofers are paid/reimbursed for travel outside of the tr-county area.

  • Roofers must have transportation.
  • Roofers must be able to pass a drug screening test.
  • Roofers must be at least 18 years old.
For additional information contact the Roofers Union Local #149 at: