Inspect roofs


Inspect the condition of an existing roof. Check the state of the weight-bearing structure, roof covering, insulation, and accessibility. Take into account the intended purpose of the roof, including any accessories to be installed.

Alternative labels

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Inspect roofs is an essential skill of the following occupations:

House builder: House builders construct, maintain and repair houses or similar small buildings using a range of techniques and materials of several construction building workers.
Roofing supervisor: Roofing supervisors monitor the work on roofing a building. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.
Roofer: Roofers cover structures with roofs. They install the weight-bearing elements of a roof, either flat or pitched, then cover it with a weatherproof layer.

Optional skill

Inspect roofs is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Steeplejack: Steeplejacks are specialised heightworkers who safely scale the outside of buildings and structures to perform critical work.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022