Skills & Knowledge
Most Important Skills for Roofer Helpers
- Coordinating with Others—Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Controlling Quality—Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Solving Complex Problems—Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Listening—Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Managing Time—Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Monitoring Performance—Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Maintaining Equipment—Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Making Decisions—Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Choosing Equipment or Tools—Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Managing People—Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Most Important Knowledge Areas for Roofer Helpers
- Mathematics—Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Building and Construction—Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
- Education and Training—Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Customer and Personal Service—Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Public Safety and Security—Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
- Mechanical—Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- Administration and Management—Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Transportation—Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
- Psychology—Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Chemistry—Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal m
Different careers may be a good fit for your personality or interests. This career is:
- Realistic—Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Conventional—Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
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Describe Your Skills
People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.
- Collecting information from different sources.
- Monitoring information from a variety of sources to find problems.
- Making decisions or solving problems.
- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to find or fix problems.
- Identifying information by categorizing, comparing, or detecting changes in circumstances or events.
- Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
- Thinking creatively.
- Training and teaching other people.
The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Roofer Helpers.
- Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
- Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
- Brickmasons and Blockmasons
- Brickmason and Stonemason Helpers
- Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers
- Mechanical Insulation Workers
- Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
- Freight and Stock Laborers
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