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Conservation Technician, Workshop
Conservation Technician, Workshop
Tate
Post Date: 29 Mar 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Reference:TG3234 

Opportunity type:Fixed-term, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week  

Salary:£23,536 per annum 

Location:London  

Closing date:10 April 2022 at midnight 

We are looking for a motivated Technician who has carpentry skills to join our Paintings, Frames & Workshop Conservation team. This is an exciting new opportunity to become part of our highly skilled Conservation Workshop team. Working across Conservation, you will work flexibly to provide technical support for all areas of Tate’s Exhibitions, & Displays, Loans and Acquisitions programmes.

This is practical role where day-to-day you will work on or construct supporting elements for the collection, providing innovative solutions for its conservation and preservation. You will care for, handle, prepare and maintain artworks and their associated components for safe storage, transit, installation and display. You will work as part of a team under supervision and independently on a broad range of conservation activities and provide specialist technical assistance and advice for the artworks in Tate’s Collection and Care.

It is essential you hold a recognised City & Gilds qualification in carpentry and joinery or cabinet making or equivalent. You will have demonstrable practical experience with broad range of developed craft skills including carpentry, metalworking and machine maintenance. It is key to have good problem-solving skills and to be an effective communicator.

The role is based at Tate Stores, with flexibility to travel between all Tate sites, to support Tate’s programme.

Please Note: Candidates will be asked to bring a portfolio of work showcasing work relevant to role in the interview. Interviews will be in person. Candidates will be given a carpentry practical test.

Please note this position is offered on 2 fixed term contracts 1 for 10 months and 1 for 12 months.

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JOB DETAILS

Location
London, UK

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