Military Veteran - Roofing / Waterproofing Technician

Adaptive Construction Solutions - San Antonio, TX

Military Veteran - Roofing / Waterproofing

A customer-oriented construction staffing and payroll firm has Roofing / Waterproofing Technician positions in multiple areas across Texas. They are looking for dependable, safety-aware, and capable temp-to-hire Roofing / Waterproofing Technicians.


Locations: San Antonio, College Station, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Rio Grande Valley


Compensation: $13 - $20 per hour depending on experience and expertise



    *Inspect problem roofs to determine the best repair procedures.
    *Set up scaffolding to provide safe access to roofs.
    *Align roofing materials with edges of roofs.
    *Estimate roofing materials and labor required to complete jobs, and provide price quotes.
    *Clean and maintain equipment.
    *Cement or nail flashing strips of metal or shingle over joints to make them watertight.
    *Install, repair, or replace single-ply roofing systems, using waterproof sheet materials such as modified plastics, elastomeric, or other asphaltic compositions.
    *Cut felt, shingles, or strips of flashing to fit angles formed by walls, vents, or intersecting roof surfaces.
    *Install vapor barriers or layers of insulation on flat roofs.
    *Cut roofing paper to size using knives; and nail or staple roofing paper to roofs in overlapping strips to form bases for other materials.
    *Cover exposed nailheads with roofing cement or caulking to prevent water leakage or rust.
    *Install partially overlapping layers of material over roof insulation surfaces, using chalk lines, gauges on shingling hatchets, or lines on shingles.
    *Waterproof or damp-proof walls, floors, roofs, foundations, or basements by painting or spraying surfaces with waterproof coatings or by attaching waterproofing membranes to surfaces.
    *Cover roofs or exterior walls of structures with slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, gravel, gypsum, or related materials, using brushes, knives, punches, hammers, or other tools.
    *Apply plastic coatings, membranes, fiberglass, or felt over sloped roofs before applying shingles.
    *Remove snow, water, or debris from roofs prior to applying roofing materials.
    *Smooth rough spots to prepare surfaces for waterproofing, using hammers, chisels, or rubbing bricks.
    *Glaze top layers to make a smooth finish or embed gravel in the bitumen for rough surfaces.
    *Apply reflective roof coatings, such as special paints or single-ply roofing sheets, to existing roofs to reduce solar heat absorption.
    *Install attic ventilation systems, such as turbine vents, gable or ridge vents, or conventional or solar-powered exhaust fans.

Work Environment

As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding and dangerous conditions. These include but are not limited to extreme heights, confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers. As a result, roofers and waterproofers must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions.


Candidate Requirements (no experience required)

  • Ability to work in and promote a drug free environment
  • Able to carry 50/60lbs of equipment and lift 100lbs
  • Be reliable and practice good attendance
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Have completed high school or earned an equivalent
  • Willingness to submit to drug screening, physical and background check


Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces


Next Steps

If you are interested and meet the requirements, please complete application.

Posted On: Monday, April 19, 2021

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