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Referrals: The RCAW provides referrals to qualified contractors. Roofing contractors, manufacturers, distributors, and industry professionals can be found by either contacting the RCAW directly or on the website at www.rcaw.com  One job from an RCAW referral more than pays your membership dues for the year.

  • Roofing Training & Technology Expo: The Expo allows roofers to receive valuable training in current roofing technology, and gain hands-on skills that can be immediately implemented at work. The classes cover a wide variety of roofing techniques ranging from steep slope to low slope roofing, and from problem solving and troubleshooting to complete roof systems installation and finish details. There are four training sessions, each lasting about 1 hour, and upon completion of all four sessions they are awarded a certificate. Contests with prizes and trophies are awarded, as well as a barbecue lunch and a babysitting area for those who want to bring their families. 

  • Training: Safety Monitor & Fall Protection Training is provided at least twice a year. RCAW also has a substantial library of training videos that can be borrowed by contacting the RCAW.

  • Legislative: RCAW, as a member of the Independent Business Association, is involved in issues that affect the roofing industry and small businesses. RCAW gets results. The following are some achievements: 

  • Safety / L& I: Direct communication with the Department of Labor & Industries keeps you and your employees up to date on current and existing regulations. The RCAW has worked with L&I to establish the following programs: 

  • Membership Meetings: Enjoy networking with the most informed people in the roofing industry. Bi-annual meetings feature speakers from all aspects of business. These meetings are designed to keep you informed on the most pertinent information affecting the roofing industry. Participate in our annual golf day, and other special events.

  • Newsletter: The Roofing Report is a newsletter for members. Included are legislative & regulatory updates, scheduled events, and general industry news. 

  • Misc:

    • Supported the repeal of Washington State’s Ergonomics Rule

    • Strengthened the laws to reduce the number of unregistered contractors

    • Helped pass the most aggressive regulatory reform legislation in the nation

    • Minimized the impact of asbestos regulations on steep slope roofers

    • The first L&I approved Fall Protection Work Plan in the construction industry

    • Accident Prevention Program

    • Safety Monitor Training 

Before joining the RCAW, we encourage you to read the TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP (shown below).

‚Äč To join, you can either:
1. Print out the Membership Application and mail it in.  
2. Contact us and we will send you more information on joining.
3. Download the documents below

Online Membership Application download application 

online sponsor application download sponsor application

TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP

Upon acceptance, Applicant(s) agree to abide by and uphold the standards, ideals and policies established in the Bylaws* of the RCA of Washington and to continue to work toward maintaining the highest principles and business practices.

It is furthermore agreed that this membership shall be assessed according to the current established dues schedule. This is an annual fee: payment of such shall accompany any application for membership. It is also agreed that membership begins on the first day of October of any given year and ends the last day of September of the following year.

Annual Membership Dues for those joining in the middle of a Membership Year will be prorated on a quarterly basis during their second year of membership.

*A copy of the Bylaws of the Roofing Contractors Association may be obtained by contacting the Association office.