Tuner's Assistant

Canterbury, Kent
On application
29 Sep 2021
27 Oct 2021
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Mander Organ Builders are offering full-time employment for a Tuner’s Assistant / Apprentice based throughout the south east and from our workshop in the Canterbury area.

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate an interest in developing a trade as an organ builder / tuner, and the ability to work as part of a dynamic team.

Experience gained would include:

  • Organ tuning
  • Fault finding
  • Low voltage electrical work
  • Site work, safe working-practices
  • Factory bench work, e.g. woodwork, leathering
  • Heritage craft skills
  • Pipe repairs
  • Installation of rebuilt organs on site
  • Introduction to Voicing
  • Tonal finishing

Applicants must be available to work at Mander’s workshop (The Wilderness, Church Lane, West Stourmouth, Canterbury. CT3 1HT) and on site in London and the South / South East:  Some travel and overnight stays, with transport and accommodation costs for site working covered. Driving licence and access to a vehicle preferred.

Salary on application.

Interested applicants should send a CV and cover letter outlining their interest in and suitability for the position by email to:

Stephen Bayley (Managing Director) – steve@mander-organs.com

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