This is an exciting opportunity for an 6.5 month (28 weeks) Heritage Trainee (Metal Roofing) placement with Manchester Company J. Hempstock and Co., Ltd., working on historic and new buildings across Manchester and the north west.
The trainee will work alongside a team of skilled specialist craftspeople with a particular focus on developing skills in conservation and restoration of metal roofing, and of the use of hard and soft metals in roofing, drainage, and other features on both traditional and new buildings. They will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of specialist skills during the placement.
J. Hempstock and Co., Ltd., is a long established family business, currently working on the roof of Carlisle Cathedral. Other recent projects include Heaton Hall, Queen’s Park Hall, and Manchester’s Victorian bath house.
The successful candidate will require his/her own transport, and may be expected to work away from home during the week on occasion.