UPDATED 1/14/21: New Year. New Ohio Career Opportunities at 1st Choice Roofing

Join an award-winning company that puts their employees first! 1st Choice Roofing recently earned recognition on the Inc. Magazine Inc 5000 List as top private commercial roofing company for the second year in a row .  At 1st Choice Roofing  we pride ourselves in providing quality craftsmanship and integrity on every job site. We are committed to providing exceptional customer service while striving to meet our customers’ individual roofing needs. Integrity, reliability, and accountability shape how we do business and how we choose to function as a company. We are a forward-thinking company that maintains its roots in both traditional and family business values.

We know that our success is due to our amazing team! We are dedicated to providing a work environment where everyone not only enjoys coming to work, but also feel supported, invested in, and respected. We offer competitive pay with excellent perks and truly believe in helping our employees accomplish a better quality of life both personally and professionally!

1. Roof Systems Installer Forman  

1st Choice Roofing Co. of Cleveland, OH is looking to hire a full-time Roof Systems Installer Foreman. Are you a hardworking roofer who genuinely cares about your customers and will go out of your way to make them happy? Do you enjoy taking the lead and guiding a team? Are you looking to take your roofing career to the next level with a financially stable and reputable company that offers steady, year-round work? If so, please read on!

This Roof Systems Installer Foreman position pays a competitive wage of $24.00-$35.00 an hour, and works a typical Monday-Friday work week with occasional Saturdays as needed. We also offer a complete range of benefits including medical (50% ER coverage), dental and vision insurance, matched 401(k), and profit-sharing. Our new employees enjoy participating in the Introductory Income Escalator (IIE) promotion where you can expect a 5% pay increase after 30 working days, AND an additional 5% increase after 90 days! If this sounds like the right construction management opportunity for you, apply today!

As a Roof Systems Installer Foreman, you provide direct oversight to your construction crew to ensure that quality standards are met. You’re also the face of our company to many of our customers since you are the one that is consistently on-site during the project. With your friendly demeanor and positive attitude, you build a good rapport with customers easily. You are a can-do, get-it-done person who loves working in the great outdoors and takes responsibility for each job.

You help your crew prevent delays and stay within budget, always staying one step ahead of Mother Nature. You document progress by taking pictures and ensuring that proper payment and paperwork are collected and submitted. You maintain open lines of communication with clients, your crew, and other department and crew managers to ensure all jobs go off without a hitch!

Your good management and attention to detail results in successful commercial roofing projects. Using your excellent coaching and mentoring skills, you motivate your crew to do a great job. They are in good hands–as you not only teach them well but are very attentive to safety and knowledgeable about OSHA requirements. You get a great deal of satisfaction out of putting a solid roof over the heads of our customers and helping our business thrive!


  • 7+ years of experience
  • Capable of performing accurate mathematical computations
  • Physically able to lift 50+ lbs. and climb 40 ft ladders
  • Comfortable bending, crouching, and kneeling for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures
  • Follow all safety procedures per OSHA and reinforce procedures for others
  • A valid driver’s license, insurable record, and the ability to pass both a background check and drug screening

Want to learn more about our Roof Systems Installer Foreman position? Apply today!

2. Head Roof Technician / Commercial Roofing Services Foreman

Are your interpersonal and communication skills above par?

Can you remain calm in emotionally-charged situations?

Do you enjoy working with a team? If so, look no further than being a Head Roof Technician / Commercial Roofing Services Foreman at 1st Choice Roofing!


  • At least 7 years of relevant experience
  • A valid driver’s license, clean driving record preferred (less than 4 points), and the ability
  • Can pass a background check and drug test
  • Can complete accurate mathematical computations
  • The physical capability of lifting 50+ lbs. and climbing 40′ ladders, and completing other job-related tasks
  • Must be comfortable working in extreme temperatures
  • Willing and able to follow all OSHA safety procedures and reinforce procedures for others

If you think that this could be the opportunity for you go ahead and apply now! using our quick and easy mobile-optimized application. Apply today!

3. Head Commercial Roofing Installer – Team Lead

1st Choice Roofing Co. is in search of a full-time Head Commercial Roofing Installer – Team Lead to join our Cleveland, OH team and take charge on job sites and work alongside other installation roofers to deliver an excellent customer experience!


We are looking for someone who wants to experience real career growth while helping our company grow. Ask yourself: Do you take pride in being a customer service rockstar who respects others and their property? Is being able to work independently one of your strong suits? Would you say you’re a self-motivated individual who always wants to improve your knowledge and skillset? Can you successfully mentor and teach other installation roofers to do the same? If so, please consider applying for this Head Commercial Roofing Installer – Team Lead job today!


Taking advantage of your robust experience and skillset, you help installation roofers with job completion from installs to repairs. As you take direction from our foreman, you keep projects running safely, smoothly, and on time. You are a planner who is eager to arrive 15 minutes early to the job site to help stage, maintain supplies and materials, load/unload vehicles, taking trips to/from the job to dump sites, and more. You also ensure that the company trucks are well-maintained, stocked, and organized for the day’s work.

You maintain a professional demeanor and appearance and you encourage the best possible work atmosphere at each project. Our team can count on your to ensure that quality work is completed, and the morale is high. This includes keeping the communication lines open whether you’re conversing with the foreman or providing verbal and written instructions for installation roofers, laborers, apprentices, and journeymen. With you around, everyone is well-informed and prepped for the day ahead of them. Thanks to your keen attention to detail and dedication to world-class customer service that contributes to the happiness of our customers and the growth of our company.

  • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience
  • Ability to accurately complete mathematical computations
  • Physically able to lift 50+ lbs, climb 40′ ladders, and complete other job-related tasks
  • A valid driver’s license, insurable record, and the ability to pass both a background check and drug screening
  • Can adhere to all safety standards and reinforce procedures for others
  • Strong communication skills

If you can do this and meet the above requirements, we would be excited to have you join us as a head commercial Roofing Installer – Team Lead!


4. Lead Roofer / Roofing Technician Lead

We are on the hunt for a full-time Lead Roofer / Roofing Technician Lead to serve the Cleveland, OH community while leading our crew and providing exceptional customer service to our clients.

Do you want to enjoy where you work? Can you provide above-and-beyond customer service? Are you prepared to adhere to all current roofing codes and safety standards? If yes, keep reading about your smartest career move yet!


  • 2 or more years of experience preferred, but not required
  • Capable of lifting 50+ lbs., climbing 40 ft ladders, bending, crouching, and kneeling for extended periods
  • Follow all safety procedures and reinforce procedures for others
  • Mechanically-minded
  • Comfortable working in extreme temperatures
  • A valid driver’s license, insurable record, and the ability to pass both a background check and drug screening

Do you have strong communication skills? Are you a safety-first kind of worker? Are you detail-oriented, honest, reliable, and self-motivated? Do you have strong communication skills? Do you take pride in your workmanship? If so, apply now because you’re the Lead Roofer / Roofing Technician Leadman we want to meet!

5. Project Manager | Columbus, Ohio

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We are looking for a talented individual with commercial roofing experience to assign and direct the work performed within the branch and to supervise field areas of operation. The ideal candidate will manage staff and foster a positive work environment while ensuring customer satisfaction and quality control related to new/ongoing projects. The individual best suited for this role is someone with a hands-on approach and a commitment to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity and ensure product and service quality.
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• Participate in weekly take-off meetings with sales/estimating to review materials, Scope, budgets, equipment, jobsite setup and safety
• Provide leadership to branch crew(s)
• Organize schedules for crews
• Setting material and billing schedules for projects
• Create foreman job packet and review on job site with foreman prior to job set up/ start – job set up, daily goals, other misc. items
• Review job site safety daily on site with pictures showing OSHA compliance
• Managing the customer experience for our clients while optimizing performance, efficiency and profitability
• Selling of small jobs and repairs
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• Contact customer with production status from handoff time until job completion
• Send material order to supplier – review/confirm order acknowledgment – track in running notes
• Responsible for all pictures and paperwork required to be turned in each day
• Coordinate loading of roof with all equipment, materials and safety items
• Obtain any and all permits for project
• Register NDL warranty with manufacture if applicable
• Professionalism and communication
• Exceptional customer service
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Training
• Administer training for weekly safety topics
• Responsible for coaching and motivating all workers on your team
• Training of all workers as needed to improve the skills and quality of work
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• Minimum 7 years of commercial roofing experience
• Valid driver’s license and acceptable record that can be covered under company insurance
• Ability to pass background and drug screen
• Accurate mathematical capability
• Physical capacity of lifting 50+ lbs. and climbing 40 ft ladders, bending, crouching, kneeling for extended period, ability to work in extreme temperatures
• Ability to follow all safety procedures per OSHA and reinforce procedures for others & more!
Learn more on our Careers page.


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