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Roofers
(SOC Code : 47-2181)
in Butte County

Cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, and related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .

Butte County is part of the Chico MSA, which includes Butte and Ch counties.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Chico MSA20171st Qtr$21.99$19.38$22.23$25.01
Data for Butte County are not available. Data for Chico MSA has been substituted.

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Butte County 2014 - 20241101706054.58

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Roofing ContractorDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Contractors State License Board
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http://www.cslb.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Butte County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors7967.1%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Apply reflective roof coatings, such as special paints or single-ply roofing sheets, to existing roofs to reduce solar heat absorption.
Install solar roofing systems that have energy-collecting photovoltaic panels built into roofing membranes, shingles, or tiles.
Install attic ventilation systems, such as turbine vents, gable or ridge vents, or conventional or solar-powered exhaust fans.
Install skylights on roofs to increase natural light inside structures or to reduce energy costs.
Attach solar panels to existing roofs, according to specifications and without damaging roofing materials or the structural integrity of buildings.
Apply modular soil- and plant-containing grids over existing roof membranes to create green roofs.
Install layers of vegetation-based green roofs, including protective membranes, drainage, aeration, water retention and filter layers, soil substrates, irrigation materials, and plants.
Inspect problem roofs to determine the best repair procedures.
Estimate materials and labor required to complete roofing jobs.
Align roofing materials with edges of roofs.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Gross Body Equilibrium - The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Alternate Titles
Built-Up Roofers; Composition Roofers; Cool Roofing Installers; Green Roofers; Metal Roofers; Roofing Applicators; Single-Ply Roofers; Slate Roofers; Tile Roofers; Waterproofers; Wood Shingle Roofers
 
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