Installing a range of roofing materials and products. This occupation involves installing a range of roofing materials and products, at height. It includes interpreting drawings, measuring and calculating the required amount of materials. Roofing work can involve anything from repairing a single tile or slate on a domestic property, to re-roofing public buildings such as schools, working on new build housing projects, or installing the roof on large commercial buildings. Roofers can be on site from a few hours to a few weeks so this occupation should suit those who like to move workplaces on a regular basis. The work is varied and would suit individuals who prefer working outside.