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Reference: 2284

Closing date: Sunday 20th October 2019

Hours: TBC

Pay: £23.50

Duration: Permanent

Location: South East London

CSCS Card: Required

Description of Role: We are a Design and build company currently working on building projects in South East London and the surrounding areas. The company is looking for highly experienced, self-employed roofers. We are looking for efficient and motivated workers for immediate start on projects in and around SE London. Salary is up to £23.50 per hour inclusive, subject to experience and ability. Personal Specification:

  • Preferably have a minimum of 5 years continuous roofing and related experience;
  • have good build technical knowledge, in relation to foundations, and groundwork;
  • be able to scope materials required and price works;
  • be competent with identifying defects and carrying out repairs to existing roofs;
  • be able to mentally sequence building work in a logical and safe order;
  • be able to understand detailed drawings and provide sketches as necessary;
  • be able to deconstruct and /or demolish in safe manner;
  • must be comfortable working safely in confined spaces;
  • be able to work carefully and accurately;
  • have a responsible attitude towards health and safety, and site security;
  • be able to maintain and keep the companies interests secure;
  • be considerate in regard to clients and neighbouring habitat;
  • be able to effectively take direction and clarify matters as necessary;
  • be reasonably fit and agile;
  • be good at tackling problems;
  • be aware of surroundings and be able to communicate efficiently in a team setting;
  • take responsibility for cleaning up company tools, equipment and site, and ensure areas in use are safe and accessible;
  • must be self-employed, with valid UTR;


  • Installing various ventilation systems to eaves, slope, and ridge area including breathable membranes.
  • Installing skylights and flashing trims for various roof finishes;
  • Installing slate and tiled roofing;
  • Lead and felt flat roofing systems and detailing;
  • Designing and installing timber roof carcassing;
  • Understanding of checks required to timber members, and preparation prior to installation.
  • Ability to check roof and covering materials used for flaws and defects;
  • Experienced in raking out existing pointing and neat re-pointing in either mortar or lead;
  • Experience of specifying and working with the appropriate code lead, including stepped and cover flashing, and aprons, use of lead pointing and correct application of patination oil;

Essential Criteria:

  • PPE is essential and having your own is preferred, but can be provided;
  • Having access to your own tools is preferred;
  • CSCS card is required.
  • Original Proof of NI number
  • A valid UTR fo CIS verification purposes.
  • A valid CSCS card.
  • Proof of right to work in the UK.
  • Two recent job references, where possible.
  • Relevant qualifications.

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