ISCO 08 Code 7121                  Roofers

Lead Statement
Roofers build and repair roofs on all types of buildings using one or more kinds of materials.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • studying drawings, specifications and construction sites to determine materials required;
  • covering roof frameworks with slate and pre-fabricated tiles to cover pitched roofs;
  • laying a waterproof shield and fixing metallic or synthetic materials to a building’s frame;
  • sizing and cutting roofing materials to fit around edges corners and protuberances such as chimney.
  • using natural materials such as thatching to provide roof coverings;
  • creating temporary structures such as scaffolding and ladders.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Roofer, asphalt
  • Roofer, metal
  • Roofer, slate
  • Roofer, tile
  • Fixer, Roof
  • Thatcher

(NCvB; Maart 2010)