Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-08
Req: R0025235
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair, and maintenance of UVa.'s buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

We have multiple opportunities for Roofers who support Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective and controlled safe working conditions for Facilities Management employees. Roofers repair all types of roof flashing or gutters at the University and install various types of roofing systems and new construction, as well as fabricates sheet metal parts with limited supervision. Roofers are required to work in outdoor conditions and from heights and as such, Fall Protection Competent Person training is highly preferred.

  • Inspect roofs for damage and structural weaknesses.
  • Repair existing construction of roof systems.
  • Install roofing systems on a new construction using a variety of roof materials with limited supervision.
  • Spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.
  • Work on a team to execute repairs or installations in a timely manner.
  • Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Applicants must have a minimum of four years of work experience as a roofer, with experience installing and/or repairing commercial flat roofs, metal roofs, gutters, flashing, and slate. Experience troubleshooting roof leaks, as well as waterproofing building exteriors is preferred. Working knowledge of electric hand and shop tools, as well as knowledge of fall protection systems; donning a fall protection harness, and tying-off is essential. The ability to perform strenuous manual labor is required. Demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of diverse backgrounds is necessary.

The incumbent must have the ability to work overtime which could include nights and weekends and the ability to respond on an emergency basis as needed.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook and Word, as well as the ability to use computers and associated applications for time tracking and documentation of work, is essential. Use of mobile device to take pictures and send emails, as well as a valid Driver's license, with a positive points balance is highly desired.

Position Compensation Range: $19.25 - $20.50 Hourly


Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Four years of experience.

Licensure: None.

To apply, please go to and complete an application. We would also encourage a resume/CV to be attached as well. This posting is open until filled.

For questions about this position please contact Michele Jarman at


Employee will be required to lift various weights, climb ladders and stairs in order to complete jobs. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing duties.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time