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Roofing Technician (Maintenance/Repair)

Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Facilities Management
Position Location
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Classification Title
Structural Trades II

Posting Number: 202100125P

Position Type: State Classified

Open Date

Close Date: 07/27/2021

$3,701 - $4,071 monthly + FULL BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) and the State of Colorado are committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time classified employees in the following University benefit areas.

Full/Part Time: Full-time

State Classified Hourly

Description of Work Unit

Provides maintenance, repairs, fabrication and installation services to structural systems, including basic carpentry, locks, roofs, cabinetry and casework, hard surface flooring, and supports the in-house construction process in these areas.

Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation's leading research universities. Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mounts with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff.

CSU's Commitment to Campus offers employees a healthy work-life balance through a wide variety of programs, discounts, and special benefits. This includes Employee Study Privilege (nine free credits per year available through CSU, CSU Global, CSU Online Plus, and University of Northern Colorado). Family Tuition Scholarship Program, Discounted Veterinary Care, Wellness Membership Discounts, Volunteers in Public Schools Leave Program, Athletic Ticket Discounts, and much more! Visit to learn more about working at CSU.

Position Summary

Position will function primarily as a skilled roofer in maintenance, repair, and inspection of all types of roofs. Position will: 
1. Repair built up and asphalt roofs by applying three course patches and caulking where appropriate. 
2. Repair rubber roofs and install pipe boot jacks by applying like membrane materials and adhesives. 
3. Assist other areas in the shop to provide services needed to meet the workload demands.

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of journey-level experience in the roofing trade, repairing industrial and commercial roofing.

Preferred Qualifications

The highly desired candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, personal characteristics, and experience directly related and critical to this position: 
  • Knowledge of a variety of trade areas and ability to apply those skills to complete repairs related to the position (e.g.: repair ceilings, floors, etc.) 
  • Demonstrated experience performing commercial roofing repairs and leak identification for all types of roofing systems. 
  • Attention to detail when performing work and inspecting work product. 
  • Strong verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated customer service skills 
  • Knowledge of industry materials, tools, and best practices.
Job Duty Category: Roof Repairs

  • Inspect roofs to determine the problem, i.e. damage, source of leak, rotted areas, etc., and determine the best repair procedure. Ensure all required tools, equipment, and supplies are present and on-site prior to beginning work to ensure efficient repairs. Complete site cleanup following repairs.
  • Built-up/asphalt roofs - Repair by applying three-course patches and caulking where appropriate. Coordinate with contractors on large repairs, installation, and warranty work.
  • Rubber Roof - Repair by installing pipe boot jacks, applying membrane materials, and adhesives. Coordinate with contractors on large repairs, installation, and warranty work.
  • Wall Flashings - Repair, replace, and install wall flashings, gutters, downspouts, scuppers, repair roof drains as necessary.
  • Ensure all materials are properly installed to ensure leak-proof repair, i.e., materials are measured and trimmed to tightly fit along edges, materials are properly altered as needed, and material surfaces are smoothed and leveled to ensure waterproof repair.
  • Record keeping - Record roof repairs and track warranties.
  • Prioritize and organize roof repairs.
  • Estimate repair/replacement costs of roof systems.
Percentage Of Time: 80%

Job Duty Category: Structural Components

  • Assist staff carpenters as needed.
  • Maintain, repair, replace and/or install structural components including, but not limited to drywall/sheetrock repairs, grid ceilings, panel, plaster, flooring (tile, hardwood, concrete, rubber base, etc.); doors (wood, metal, overhead), windows (wood, metal, screens), furnishings (chairs, shelves, chalkboards, bulletin boards, etc.). Work to be performed when roofs do not warrant attention.
  • Position performs these duties by repairing existing or removing damaged and replacing with new.
Percentage Of Time: 10%

Job Duty Category: Tool Maintenance

  • Clean, sharpen, and maintain tools in proper working condition.
Percentage Of Time: 5%

Job Duty Category: Other Duties As Assigned

  • Perform other duties as assigned and as required to meet departmental and university objectives.
Percentage Of Time: 5%

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Clearly document job duties you have performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the Work Experience section on the application. Human Resources must be able to evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application so that Human Resources can calculate full-time work experience. Please note: Part-time experience will be calculated to determine the full-time equivalent.
  • The Work Experience is the only document that will be utilized to determine if minimum qualifications, as outlined in the job posting, have been met. The Application is considered to be the legal document on file; resumes will not be reviewed for minimum qualification requirements.
  • If an Application is considered "Incomplete", the Application will be removed from consideration for the position.
  • An Application is incomplete if no current/ previous employment is included in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • An Application is incomplete if "see resume" (or something similar) is noted, or previous employment does not contain job duties for every position in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • Positions requiring a degree or if using education as a substitution for work experience (e.g.: Associate or Bachelor's) transcripts are required in order to verify receipt of the required degree or coursework. If official or unofficial transcripts are not supplied at the time of application, the Application is incomplete.

When a resume is listed as a required document, it may be used in the comparative analysis/ evaluation process to determine the candidates that most closely meet the qualifications of the position. This process occurs after an application has passed the minimum qualifications screening.
* Resumes will not be accepted in place of a completed application; however, some positions may still require a resume as a component for complete application materials.

Please see the Required Documents section of the posting.


Appointment to the vacancy or vacancies represented by this announcement is expected to be from the eligible list created. However, at the discretion of the appointing authority, the position(s) may be filled by another method of appointment for a valid articulated business reason.
  • The selection process for State Classified positions may include an exam(s) and interview(s) which require candidates to physically appear (at the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO) at the candidates' own expense.
  • All status updates for this position will be sent via email from, OR the Employment Consultant facilitating the search process. In addition to your Inbox, remember to check the Deleted and Junk folders for these important communications.
  • Pertinent updates to your Application status can be obtained by logging into your application account at
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Colorado State University
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Colorado State University is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our Human Resources - Employment Office, at or call (970) 491- MyHR(6947).

  • Please check the Help link online at for assistance on your application or for answers to Frequently Asked Questions. 
  • All other inquiries should be directed to the Colorado State University Human Resources Office (970) 491- MyHR(6947).
Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Physical - must successfully pass WorkSTEPS physical, Valid Driver's License - , Shift Work - Position may be required to work a rotating schedule to extend operational hours, including nights and weekends., , On-call Status - Position must be available for on call assignments on a rotational basis.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Employment and Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

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