Location: Collins & Curtis Masonry Ltd, Ipswich
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Closing Date: Friday 27th January 2023
About the Stonemason job
An opportunity has arisen for a Stonemason within our sister company Collins & Curtis Masonry Ltd which is based in Ipswich.
As a Stonemason you will be required to cut and shape stonework with a range of hand and power tools, working from templates and moulds, to give it a textured or polished finish (dressing), in accordance with design plans; you may also be involved in carving figures, lettering or pattern work.
The role will be based at their production facility in Ipswich, Suffolk, but may also include visits to sites, along with site fixing for which training can be provided.
The candidate would ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ post qualification experience; however, additional training can be provided to a candidate with the correct aptitude to work..
The successful candidate should know/be able to:
- Efficiently and effectively be able to work and dress natural stone.
- Have good co-ordination and manual skills for cutting and shaping stone.
- Follow and adhere to Health and Safety policy at all times.
- Be able to work carefully and methodically.
- Read drawings and plans.
- Be accurate with dimensions.
- Have an eye for detail to ensure quality control and high standards are met.
- The ability to work as an individual or as part of a team.
- Experience using Dimensional Saw beneficial but not essential.
Salary will be dependant upon experience. Other benefits include employee life insurance, an annual salary review, 22 days annual leave together with the statutory bank holidays, plus auto enrolment into a company pension scheme and the opportunity to opt into contributory private healthcare.
We are committed to the professional and personal development of all our staff by providing regular opportunities to undertake further training and personal development. All staff are invited to staff social events at Christmas. Collins and Curtis Masonry is a member of the Building Mental Health Charter and provide all staff with access to a mental health first aider.
About Collins and Curtis
Collins and Curtis have been producing high quality stone products since 1925. We directly employ dedicated master craftsmen with decades of experience, so combine traditional methods of masonry with new techniques to provide the highest quality stone products. We supply bespoke architectural, ecclesiastical and memorial stonemasonry, as well as cills, copings, fireplaces, flooring, kitchen and bathroom tops and other items unique to your home or building.
Collins and Curtis offer a complete service from survey to installation as either main or subcontractor. We have a reputation for providing quality products at competitive prices and are focused on caring for our customers, to ensure they are delighted with the products and service they receive.
Our highly skilled stonemasons convert limestone and sandstone blocks from many quarries, into a variety of products. We supply all types of natural stonemasonry using both British and imported Limestones, Sandstones, Granite and Marble to restore existing and construct new structures. Working from our purpose-built factory in Ipswich, Suffolk our masons produce high quality bespoke natural stone products from blocks of stone (up to approximately 4m3 and weighing 10 tonnes) which are cut to size using our primary, secondary and profiling saws. All work is hand finished in our workshop.
How to apply
If you would like to register your interest, please email email@example.com or apply in writing to: Managing Director, Collins & Curtis Masonry Ltd, 8 Greenwich Close, Landseer Road, Ipswich IP3 0DD .