2800 Clinton St. | West Seneca, NY 14224
Telephone: (716) 824-7488 | Fax: (716) 824-7490


Business Agent: John J. Bernas Year Chartered: 1919
Local Membership: 305 (Active and Retired)

Job Description

Cover roofs with materials to make them waterproof. Composition shingles, wood and slate shingles, tar paper, asphalt and gravel are some of the materials used. In composition roofing, sheets of asphalt and felt are covered with a coating of tar or pitch, which is then covered with tar, pitch and gravel to protect the roofing materials from the weather.

Work Scope

Installers of all types of roofing, ranging from: commercial to built up (one-to-four-ply), hotwork pitch, asphalt, gypsum plank work, residential shingles and torched-on, one-ply rubber roofing.

Major Projects Associated With

  • HSBC Arena
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Dunn Tire Park
  • Buffalo-Niagara International Airport
  • Seneca Niagara Casino

Union Message

“We take the time to train our people to do the job right the first time. We offer our members a five-year apprenticeship program that continually upgrades their on-the-job skills.”
– John H. Bernas, Business Agent

Community and Charitable Involvements

  • Restoration of the Rivera Theatre
  • Dollars Against Diabetes
  • The Martin Luther King Center
  • Erie County Sheriffs SWAT Team Range

Union Slogan

“Union Roofers Are Always on Top of Things”

Apprentice Information

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