Commercial Steep Slope Roofer

Job Type



Join our skilled team of professionals at Upson Company as a Steep Slope Roofer, where your expertise in high-angle roofing projects will be instrumental in delivering top-quality workmanship. In this role, you will have the opportunity to showcase your precision, safety awareness, and proficiency in a variety of roofing techniques on steep slope systems, contributing to our reputation for excellence and durability in the industry.

Benefits Offered

  • Employee Health Insurance paid 100% by the Company.
  • Spouse/Family Health Insurance paid 25% by the Company.
  • Dental Insurance after 60 days
  • Vision Insurance after 60 days
  • 401K/Profit Sharing
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Job Responsibilities

  • Install roofing materials such as shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, all forms of sheet metal roofing or related materials on steep-slope roofs 3:12 or greater.
  • Inspect problematic roofs to determine the best repair procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience in working on a pitched roof, and being comfortable working at heights and on pitches.
  • Knowledge of scaffolding and safety equipment set up before beginning work.
  • Work with a team to accomplish roofing tasks on steep slopes efficiently and safely.
  • Follow local building codes and safety regulations.
  • Maintain a clean job site by clearing debris and hazardous materials.
  • Ability to follow OSHA and Company fall protection and other safety requirements- NO EXCEPTIONS.


Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Preferred 2 years of experience in steep slope roofing or a related construction field.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Successfully pass pre-employment physical and drug screening.
  • Experience in installing various roofing materials such as asphalt shingles, metal roofing, tile, and wood shakes.
  • Knowledge of roofing tools, equipment, and safety protocols.
  • Ability to measure, cut, and align roofing materials accurately.
  • Experience with underlayment, ice/water shield, and drip edges installation techniques.
  • Familiarity with local building codes and regulations pertaining to roofing.
  • Physical fitness to lift heavy materials and work at heights.
  • Comfortable working in various weather conditions.
  • Strong balance and coordination to navigate steep slope environments.
  • Effective communication skills for interacting with clients and team members.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when necessary.
  • Certification or willingness to obtain certification for the installation of specific roofing products.
  • Comply with all Company policies, procedures, and OSHA safety standards.

Upson History

Upson Company is a locally owned and operated commercial roofing contractor, located in the Boise Valley since 1975 with a track record of financial stability and consistent year-round work. Upson Company develops our workforce from within and offers apprentice training from laborer to lead man positions. We have been able to retain key employees whose tenure with the company for some is over 20 years. Throughout our history, the company has been able to thrive through both economic booms and economic downturns.

Salary Description

$22 - $30+/Hour DOE

Business Hours

Tuesday: 7AM–4:30PM
Wednesday: 7AM–4:30PM
Thursday: 7AM–4:30PM
Friday: 7AM–4:00PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 7AM–4:30PM