ID: 159045

Metal fabrication

Museums & Heritage Regular - more than 6 months Rozelle NSW

About this opportunity

Contributing metal fabrication skills for restoration of 1927 steamship John Oxley.

Volunteers learn about steel shipbuilding technologies such as welding, riveting and coatings. Cutting, grinding, welding, drilling, bolting, erection. We seek people with backgrounds in steel work and fabrication.

Usual work days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Site work requires usual steel-capped boots, working clothes and Construction Site Safety Course (we can organise this). WHS training will be part of volunteering.

Volunteers are an essential part of Sydney Heritage Fleet projects – your contribution will assist restoration and operation of heritage ships. Volunteers also enjoy the benefits of working together in a rewarding social environment.


Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

It is a requirement that all volunteers are members of SHF before they start work. $85 or $65 (concession)

Site work requires usual steel-capped boots, working clothes and Construction Site Safety Course (we can organise this).

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Usual work days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. This is team work so days will be tailored to the task and team members

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Trades & Maintenance
Training

as required. Much training is informal on-the-job

Reimbursement

none