Fixer Mason

Fixer Mason

What does the job involve?

The shaping of stone using hand or mechanical tools for building into new or old buildings.

What kind of person would it suit?

Someone who likes working with their hands and acquiring a skill and enjoys working outside.

What are good subjects to do at school?

Good basic education and crafts such as woodwork and also technical drawing would be helpful.

What training will I need?

NVQ levels levels I and II and possible level III in Stonemasonry.

How much outdoor work is there?

Apart from basic practical skills which will be acquired in the workshop, all work will be on site.

How much computer work is there?

None, unless you progress to the drawing office and/or management.

What's the money like?

As a guide, a starting salary ranges between £13 - £18,000 p.a. rising to ranges of between £23 - £30,000. Rates vary depending on geographic area worked and the nature of the job.

What could it lead?

Site foreman in charge of a large project or project manager responsible for a number of projects.

Could you get work abroad?


Where to find out more?

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