Category Archives: Roofing Careers

What Does It Take to Start a Successful Roofing Career?

If you’re looking for a career that requires little formal education, provides on-the-job training, and allows you to work outside, a roofing career may be the right fit for you. We know it can be tough pinpointing the right profession for those who recently graduated high school, are looking for a new roofing job, or are ready to switch careers. You want something that is more than just a job—you want a career.

Roofing, in particular, is an excellent job for those who enjoy being outside, have a background as a construction worker, and want to learn how to use a variety of tools and equipment. At Heidler Roofing, we offer our employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that allows them an opportunity to strengthen their skills while promoting diversity and safety.

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Chapter 1: Commercial Roofing Careers

Finding the perfect career that suits your natural abilities and interests can be a challenge. However, if you’re the type of energetic person who enjoys working with your hands and would rather be spending your days outside instead of sitting in an office or classroom, roofing may be a great option for you.

As part of our new post series, your ultimate guide to commercial roofing is right here on our blog to help you learn more about what it takes to properly care for these hardworking structures. We’re also promoting our industry by inviting new talent to join our tribe of skilled craftspeople.

Today we’re offering a closer look at what commercial roofers do, what they can expect to earn, and why you should consider roofing for your career, too.

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Why You Need to Consider Roofing for Your Career

Did you just graduate from high school or will soon and have absolutely no idea what you want to do with your life? You’re pretty sure that spending four more years in school at a traditional college is not for you, but a two-year trade program doesn’t sound like a great fit right now either. You’d rather be spending your days outside than sitting in a classroom. People have always praised your willingness and ability to work hard, too. Does this sound a lot like you?

As you begin to think seriously about your first “real job,” you need to consider what industry or field would be best suited to your talents and skills. Your parents, a favorite teacher, or your school’s guidance counselors may be able to help you in this area, but ultimately, you need to know what feels right for you. We’re here to give you some insight on what it looks like to work in an exciting industry that offers excellent pay, great benefits and the highest level of job security – roofing! Continue reading