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Roof Walker

Department: USC - Columbia

Looking to make a change in 2019? Build your future while building ours! Join our NEW Columbia, MD team!


Founded in 1965, Universal Supply is a trusted resource for the professional home builder, re-modeler, and consumer of quality building supplies and services throughout New Jersey, southeastern Pennsylvania, northern Delaware, and eastern Maryland.


While products are important, our success is due to our greatest asset, our people. Universal Supply’s team of dedicated professionals has expert knowledge of our products and our industry. This knowledge sets us apart and enables us to provide consistent, unsurpassed customer service. With relationships being the backbone of Universal Supply, we are excited to partner with our customers and focus on their success.


We recognize and appreciate the important role and contributions all our associates make to our daily business operations. To continue the commitment in servicing our customers, we are currently seeking a Roof Walker/Warehouse Associate to join our Columbia, Maryland team.


Position Review:


The Roof Walker/Warehouse Associate has the opportunity to learn our building product business by supporting the commercial driver with deliveries and the branch operation by working in the warehouse receiving, loading and unloading roofing material

both in the yard and rooftop.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Minimum education required— High School or GED preferred.
  • Minimum experience required – 1 to 2 years as roof walker/striker or roofing contractor preferred; 1-year warehouse experience. Forklift operation and a license are preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a fast pace, ever-changing environment.
  • Physical demands include standing, walking or sitting for extended periods of time, bending or stooping, lifting up to 100 pounds consistently and working in adverse weather conditions.


  • Ability and comfortable to work on heights ranging from 1 to 3 story residential buildings and 1 to 2 story commercial roofs. Willing and able to get on roof tops to load and move materials.


We offer…


  • Health care, life insurance, disability benefits starting the first of months after 30 days of employment
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Closed holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discount


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview based upon experience will be contacted.


It is Universal Supply Company’s policy not to discriminate against anyone because of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual identity and preference, marital status, disability, or national origin. Discrimination is prohibited in promotions, transfers, demotions, rates of pay, selection for training, or in any forms of compensation.

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