Career Opportunities 2017-08-17T10:34:10+00:00

Career Opportunites


Due to our continued success and steady, year-around work load, we are looking for ROOFERS with all skill levels. We are looking for honest, hardworking, motivated men, ready to learn and advance! We value hard work, commitment and we are committed to helping you grow, so we will teach you the job on the job!

At ALTA, many employees have been with the company for years. Some have started as drivers, laborers, apprentices, and have worked their way up the ranks quickly, becoming Foreman or Superintendent. We love to promote great workers, and here at ALTA we will support you and encourage you to achieve your professional goals.

What ALTA has to offer:

– Consistent work year around (no matter if it rains or shines, unlike most of our competitors, we are always busy!)

– Great pay

– Overtime and weekend pay

– Referral bonus

– Employee of the year bonus

– Safety training

– Safety gear

– Uniforms

– Advancement opportunities

– Friendly, family atmosphere

– Did we mention steady work year around?

If interested in this career opportunity, please e-mail your resume or a few words about your background and experience to Don’t forget to include a contact number.

You may also call our office at 858-256-7663 to arrange a time to come in and fill out an application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Purpose and Objectives

A roofing superintendent is responsible for leading roofing foremen to perform work safely and productively per specifications and to the standards of the company and customer.

  • To provide leadership to foremen—fostering safety, teamwork and discipline—resulting in efficient and professional roof system installation
  • To provide consistently high-quality service and results
  • To represent the company in a professional manner in all dealings with customers, personnel and the public
  • To effectively manage all aspects of production to meet company and project goals

Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities

  • Supervise foremen to lead safe and efficient roof system installations

o   Oversee field staff, assisting foremen with crew leadership

o   Visit job sites daily

o   Conduct or participate in daily safety audits

o   Train field staff in safety, work skills and efficiency

o   Provide ongoing feedback to foremen regarding job performance

o   Resolve complains and grievances; assist with discipline when necessary

o   Discuss opportunities for professional development

o   Conduct annual performance reviews

o   Recommend raises and promotions

  • Ensure production and quality goals

o   Maintain understanding of contract information for jobs

o   Track labor hours and production against stated goals

o   Schedule materials, equipment and deliveries, paying special attention to using inventoried materials

o   Monitor material usage, minimize waste, anticipate shortages and order materials as needed

o   Coordinate, supervise and manage subcontractors

o   Monitor quality of installations

  • Deliver excellent customer service

o   Engage with customers to answer questions and provide explanations

o   Schedule daily or weekly contact with customers to review progress

o   Discuss any outstanding issues with customers and other parties

o   Meet with customers to verify satisfaction with work and billing; deliver warranties

  • Manage and coordinate job details between the field and office

o   Review plans and sites, delegate crews and do all pre-job planning including but not limited to creating site-specific safety plans and work plan efficiencies

o   Ensure crews have information and instructions necessary to complete jobs

o   Submit reports and paperwork and otherwise coordinate communication between office and job sites

o   Investigate incidents, near misses, accidents and thefts, and provide relevant documents, photos and assessments to the office

o   Deliver all documentation to the office in a timely manner

o   Review final paperwork to ensure change orders are reflected and billed

o   Participate in manufacturer final inspection

  • Exhibit exemplary leadership with all company personnel

o   Participate in regular review meetings with project managers

o   Demonstrate commitment to professional development

o   Demonstrate willingness to be a team player

o   Offer assistance and expertise to others

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Work Skills – Superintendents must exhibit leadership and management skills necessary to meet production goals and maintain seamless communication between field and office employees.

Language skills – ability to read, analyze, and interpret written information, and write legibly and informatively

Effective communication – the ability to convey information, concepts, and concerns to people with differing communication styles

Math – the ability to perform math calculations relevant to roofing work

Technology – the ability to use computers, phones and other technology tools

Roof system installation – the ability to teach others roof system installation skills

Safety and security – the ability to identify and correct unsafe conditions according to company and OSHA standards

Quality – the knowledge to inspect and ensure attention to detail and quality

Productivity – the ability to meet production goals

Cost consciousness – understand budgeting and implications to jobs

Data research – collect data to the company’s benefit, use intuition and experience to complement data

Management – the ability to track and influence measurable outcomes

Plans and specifications – the ability to read and understand architectural plans and specifications

Relational Interaction – Superintendents must be able to thrive in a dynamic, interactive environment.

Customer service – help customers even in difficult situations

  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations
  • Responds to requests for service and assistance
  • Solicits customer feedback to improve service

Problem solving – is able to understand complex problems and make decisions to benefit everyone as much as possible

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Develops alternative solutions
  • Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form
  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Focuses on solving conflict, in a non blaming environment
  • Displays willingness to make decisions

Leadership, Management and Teamwork – Superintendents must be able to work well with others and within a company system.

Leadership – motivate others to perform

  • Exhibits confidence in self and others
  • Inspires and motivates others to perform well
  • Motivates others to fulfill the company’s mission and vision
  • Makes self available to crews, staff and customers
  • Provides regular performance feedback
  • Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth
  • Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed

Management – ability to juggle schedules, including anticipating weather and its effects, details and outcomes

  • Appropriately delegates work assignments
  • Makes timely decisions
  • Includes appropriate people in decision-making process
  • Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities
  • Coordinates projects
  • Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks
  • Manages competing demands

Teamwork – ability to work with others to accomplish goals

  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Gives and welcomes feedback
  • Ability to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views
  • Puts success of team above own interests
  • Shares expertise with others
  • Works well in group problem solving situations

Education and Experience


  • English fluency
  • Safety training: OSHA 30-hour card
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to use/learn business technology


  • Bilingual fluency
  • CDL
  • Specialized training: crane CCL, forklift, manufacturer-authorized trainers, man lift, rigging, roof system specific training, cool roofs, CERTA

If interested in this job opportunity, please e-mail your resume to Don’t forget to include a contact number.

We look forward to hearing from you!