Journey Level Roofer

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
29 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

Work Unit

Provide maintenance, repairs, fabrication and installation services to structural systems, which includes basic carpentry, locks, roofs, cabinet and hard surface flooring and supports the in-house construction process in these areas.

Working at CSU

Founded 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation’s leading research universities. Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff.

CSU’s Commitment to Campus offers employees a healthy work-life balance through a wide variety of programs, discounts, and special benefits. This includes Employee Study Privilege (nine free credits per year available through CSU, CSU Global, CSU Online Plus, and University of Northern Colorado), Family Tuition Scholarship Program, Discounted Veterinary Care, Wellness Membership Discounts, Volunteers in Public Schools Leave Program, Athletic Ticket Discounts, and much more! Visit to learn more about working at CSU.

Position Summary

The Journey-level Roofer functions as a skilled roofer in repair, installation, and inspection of all types of roofs. The position will repair build up roofs and asphalt by applying three-course patches and caulking where appropriate. The position will also repair rubber roofs and install pipe boot jacks by applying membrane materials and adhesives. Assists other areas in the shop to provide services needed to meet the workload demands.

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of journey-level experience in the roofing trade, installing and repairing commercial roofing.



Preferred Qualifications

The highly desired candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, personal characteristics, and experience directly related and critical to this position:

  • Knowledge of a variety of trades areas and ability to apply those skills to complete repairs related to position (e.g.: repair ceilings, floors, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience performing commercial roofing repairs and leak identification for all types of roofing systems.
  • Attention to detail when performing work and inspecting work product.
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Knowledge of industry materials, tools, and best practices.

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category Built-up Roof Repair and Installation Duty/Responsibility

  • Repair built-up roofs (asphalt) by applying three-course patches and caulking where appropriate.
  • Coordinate with contractors on large repairs, installation, and warranty work.

Percentage Of Time 30%

Job Duty Category Rubber Roof Install and Repair Duty/Responsibility

  • Repair rubber roofs and install pipe boot jacks by applying membrane materials and adhesives
  • Coordinate with contractors on large repairs, installation, and warranty work.

Percentage Of Time 30%

Job Duty Category Structural Components Duty/Responsibility

  • Maintain, repair, replace, and install structural components, including but not limited to: walls – sheetrock (patch drywall ceilings – grids, panel, sheetrock and plaster); floors – tile, hardwood, ceramic, concrete and rubber base; doors – wood, metal, and garage, metal screens; furnishing – chairs, shelves, chalkboards, bulletin boards, etc.
  • Remove damaged product and replace with new or if possible, make a repair.

Note: All structural component duties will be performed when roofs do not warrant attention.

Percentage Of Time 20%

Job Duty Category Wall Flashings Duty/Responsibility

  • Replace, install, and repair wall flashing, gutters, downspouts, scuppers, etc.
  • Repair roof drains.

Percentage Of Time 5%

Job Duty Category Tool maintenance Duty/Responsibility

  • Clean, sharpen, and maintain tools in proper working condition.

Percentage Of Time 5%

Job Duty Category Record Keeping Duty/Responsibility

  • Maintain records of roof warranties.
  • Time cards and work orders.
  • Inspect, evaluate, and analyze roof systems.
  • Prioritize and organize roof repairs.
  • Estimate repair/replacement costs of roof systems.

Percentage Of Time 5%

Job Duty Category Other duties as Assigned Duty/Responsibility

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5%

Special Instructions to Applicants


  • Clearly document job duties you have performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the Work Experience section on the application. Human Resources must be able to evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application so that Human Resources can calculate full-time work experience.
  • The APPLICATION is the only document that will be utilized to determine if minimum qualifications, as outlined in the job posting, have been met. The Application is considered to be the legal document on file; resumes will not be reviewed for minimum qualification requirements.


  • If an Application is considered “Incomplete”, the Application will be removed from consideration for the position.
    • An Application is incomplete if no current/ previous employment is included in the Work Experience section of the Application.
    • An Application is incomplete if “see resume” (or something similar) is noted, or previous employment does not contain job duties for every position in the Work Experience section of the Application.
    • Positions requiring a degree or if using education as a substitution for work experience (e.g.: Associate or Bachelor’s) transcripts are required in order to verify receipt of the required degree or coursework. If official or unofficial transcripts are not supplied at the time of application, the Application is incomplete.


  • When a resume is listed as a required document, it may be used in the comparative analysis/ evaluation process to determine the candidates that most closely meet the qualifications of the position. This process occurs after an application has passed the minimum qualifications screening.
  • Resumes will not be accepted in place of a completed application; however, some positions may still require a resume as a component for complete application materials.
    **Please see the Required Documents section of the posting.


  • The selection process for State Classified positions may include an exam(s), which requires candidates to physically appear (at the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO) at the candidates’ own expense.
  • All status updates for this position will be sent via email from In addition to your Inbox, remember to check the Deleted and Junk folders for these important communications.
  • Pertinent updates to your Application status can be obtained by logging into your application account at
  • For any assistance completing the application, please contact Ashley Harvey at or 970-491-3505.


  • Please check the Help link online at for assistance on your application or for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
  • All other inquiries should be directed to the Colorado State University Human Resources Office (970) 491- MyHR(6947).

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Employment and Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.