We are a well-established dynamic construction company providing the highest quality roof system, applications and project management services for residential, commercial and industrial buildings in Toronto.

M & R human resources philosophy is focused on finding the best people, training them to be experts in their respective areas and retaining them by being the best employer in Canada. We offer extensive training programs, from site-specific training, to instructions on the operation of equipment, workplace hazard training and first aid. We encourage everyone to work collectively as a team in order to maintain and improve our environment, ensure safety, and promote continuous learning.

Open positions

We are currently looking for people:

One of Ontario’s largest roofing contractors located in Toronto, Etobicoke is looking for a highly motivated and organized individual to fill the position of Copper Smith/Metal Installer. The position includes the reading of blueprints and specifications and the installation/altering of copper/sheet metal systems. Should have minimum 7 years experience in residential/industrial roofing and a valid driver’s license with a clean abstract.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Copper/Metal Installer: 5 years

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Fall Arrest
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Clean Abstract
_____ Company:

M&R Roofing is a non-unionized roofing contractor based in Etobicoke, Toronto servicing the commercial roofing sector throughout southwestern Ontario and the residential roofing sector within the downtown Toronto area.

Join a growing roofing company that offers unrivaled opportunities for advancement from apprentice to foreman, estimator and administrative positions.Join a company that offers skills training workshops that will instruct you on roofing theory and hands-on installation practices to be applied in on-the field skills development.

_____ Position and Compensation:

* Slope Roofer – Journeyman (Installer) and Apprentice (General Labourer)

  • Full-time permanent position. Steady employment all year.

* 44+ hours per week – On Season – April to December.

  • 20+ hours per week – Off Season – January to March.

Compensation, Per Hour
Journeyman (Installer) = $23.00 – $30.00
Apprentice (Material Handler) = $20.00 – $25.00
Apprentice (General Labourer) = $15.00 – $20.00

1. Basic Wage Rate: Based on experience and qualifications.
2. Gain sharing – Team Performance Improvements Based Pay
3. Vacation Pay: 4% on all gross compensation.
4. Individualized Healthcare, Drug and Dental Benefits
5. Driving Wage Rate: Selected responsible employees are paid for driving company vehicles to project sites.

_____ Qualifications – Skills and Knowledge:


  • 1 – 2 years of sloped roofing asphalt shingle tiles installation experience
  • Install, repair or replace asphalt shingles. (Will train where required).

Apprentice (Material Handler, General Labouer), and Journeyman:

  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Ability to handle and lift materials and tools up to 70 lbs.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools and various equipment.
  • Steel toe and steel sole boots or shoes.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Clean appearance, courteous manners and works well on teams.
  • High regard for safety requirements.
  • Willing to be trained and advance within company.
  • Valid driver license preferred.
  • Own transportation is an asset but, not required.

_____ Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Assist foreman in management of apprentices.

Apprentice (Material Handler, General Labouer), and Journeyman:

  • Roof removal and disposal.
  • Material handling, installation and storage.
  • Tools and equipment management and operation.
  • Ability to handle and lift materials and tools up to 70 lbs.
  • Arrival at office each morning for 6:00-6:30am, depending on season.
  • Availability to work Saturdays when requested.
  • Completion of Working at Heights, WHMIS and Propane Handling for Roofing course.

_____ What we offer:

  • M&R Roofing School workshops (paid for and scheduled on bad weather days so, no significant loss of weekly hours due to weather.
  • Hands-on installation workshops – Asphalt Shingles, Cedar Shakes and Shingles, Slate Tiles, Sheet Metal and Aluminum Work.
  • Roofing theory.
  • Manufacturer based installation specifications – Certainteed, Velux, Cedar Bureau.
  • Tool and equipment usage and on job maintenance.
  • All required safety training.
  • Fall prevention & working at heights.
  • Propane handling for roofing.
  • Fire safety and company Health and Safety policy training.
  • All required manufacturer courses and certification (Certainteed and Velux)

. * Carhartt company work wear for all seasons including insulated clothing for the fall and winter seasons.

  • All safety equipment and tools to perform duties and tasks.
  • Unrivaled opportunities for advancement and skills training at growing company.
  • Great working environment and staff with shared common values.
  • Very organized, detailed and high standards and expectations workplace.
  • Office located in conveniently in Etobicoke near all highways and within a 1 km walk from TTC Kipling Subway Station.
  • Most sloped roofing work sites within down town Toronto area. No GTA travelling.
  • Unrivaled opportunities for advancement and skills training at growing company.