Flat Roofer


Job Id: 5077

Semple Gooder Roofing Corporation


January 31, 2024



Full Time

Founded in 1947, Semple Gooder Roofing Corporation has served Ontario’s Industrial, Commercial and Institutional roofing sector for more than 75 years. Our specialized divisions provide a personal and dedicated approach to all aspects of roofing, architectural cladding and custom sheet metal. Our team is composed of qualified professionals and certified trades people allowing us to apply generations of hands-on experience on every single project.

We are seeking 10 qualified commercial / industrial roofers for permanent full-time employment within the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding areas.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of flat roofing experience on commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.
  • Must have the ability to remove and install various types of roofing systems including:
    • Conventional and inverted built-up system
    • Modified roofing systems
    • Single ply sheet membrane roofing systems
    • 4 ply hot built-up asphalt & gravel roofing
    • Modified Bitumen hot & cold applied roofing
    • Single ply roofing
    • TPO Roofing Membrane
    • PVC Roofing Membrane
    • EPDM Roofing Membrane
    • Rigid pre-formed Roofing Systems
    • Tiled & Slate roofs
  • Must have experience troubleshooting and detecting leaks and applying waterproofing coatings.
  • Must have the ability to work well with others, problem solving and decision making skills necessary.
  • Must be a dependable, reliable and a team player.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding environment.
  • Work Site Environment: At heights, Noisy, Dusty, Outdoors, Dangerous
  • Willingness to work in all weather conditions.
  • Own transportation is an asset but not a requirement.
  • Must have Steel-toed safety boots and hard hat.
  • Education – not required.
  • Basic English language ability sufficient, fluency is not required.


Job Duties:

  • Prepare roof for installation by removing old roofing system.
  • Install, repair and replace roofing systems including those listed above.
  • Install, repair or replace built-up roofing systems using materials such as asphalt saturated felts and hot asphalt and gravel.
  • Install, repair or replace single-ply roofing system using the same system which is already on the roof.
  • Install, repair or replace shingles, shakes and other roofing tiles on sloped roofs of buildings.
  • Install sheet metal flashings.
  • Apply waterproof coatings to concrete or other masonry surfaces.
  • Ensuring that completed roofs are watertight.
  • Install and repair metal roofs.
  • Set up scaffolding to provide safe access on roofs.
  • Troubleshoot and detect leaks.
  • Weight handling can be above 45 kg (100 lbs).
  • Ability to work at heights and climb extension ladders.
  • Fast paced and physically demanding position, handling heavy loads, large workload, bending, crouching, kneeling, repetitive tasks, hand-eye co-ordination and working under pressure
  • May be required to instruct apprentices.
  • Must adhere to all Safety Regulations.

Wages & Work Hours:

  • $32.84 – $47.93 hourly depending on knowledge and experience, for 37.5 hours per week.
  • This is a unionized position, wages and benefits offered are as per the collective agreement with Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association, Local 30.  If hired, all candidates will be required to become a member.

Work Location:

  • Various commercial, industrial and institutional projects located throughout the Greater Toronto Area and Surrounding areas.



       Semple Gooder Roofing Corporation

       1365 Martin Grove Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 4X7


For additional information about Semple Gooder please visit our website at www.semplegooder.com 


How to Apply:

If you have the above qualifications please email your resume to the address listed in this posting.


We thank you for your interest but only qualifying applicants will be considered for an interview.

Related Jobs