The next generation of Stonemasons
Each year Solomon Stone selects 5 individuals into our apprenticeship program, who will undertake a 7 year craft apprenticeship and learn the craft of stonemasonry. The apprenticeship offers the opportunity to gain a wide range of experience and involvement in the day to day running of a project including new construction, masonry consolidation, dressing stone, milling operations, cutting and carving as well as many other conservation practices and routine maintenance.
You will build, repair and renovate structures and portions of structures, that are made of brick, structural tile, stone, marble, glass block, terra cotta, castables and artificial masonry units made of any material. Their work includes laying, setting, installation or application of all such materials and the preparation of all structures or components to receive such materials.
The Apprenticeship Program is open to all however candidates should be enthusiastic, willing to learn and committed to the career. Candidates should demonstrate an interest and care for the buildings and environment around them.
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|Starting wage||Apprentice $24.59 hour/first 3 years - $42.48/hour last 4 years|
|Benefits for Apprentices||Medical, dental and vision care for worker and Dependants, pension, and vacation|
|Education prerequisites||High School Diploma or GED/equivalent|
|Physical requirements||Must be physically able to perform the work of the trade|
|Additional requirements||Must have a valid driver’s license|
|Written or oral entry exams||None|
|Subjects studied by Apprentices||Masonry Procedures