Job vacancies

As the UK’s market leader for oast cowl manufacturing, restoration and repairs, Dude & Arnette have been the go-to family business for oast house owners for over seven decades. Restoring hop kilns takes great skill and precision and at Dude & Arnette we pride ourselves in our honest, hardworking work ethos. 

 

Available positions

We’re looking for people with dedication and enthusiasm who are committed to providing our highly-trained craftsmen with the best possible service and keen to gain invaluable hands-on experience. Our current available positions are:

 

Junior Yard Support (self-employed)

This position is perfect for someone that wants to learn the ropes behind oast cowl craftsmanship from the start.
Please note you’ll need to be self-employed.

Tasks include

  • Assisting the Dude & Arnette Team
  • Maintaining the yard clean and tidy
  • Prepare tools and materials for onsite work
  • Tidying up after finishing a job
  • Performing tasks as directed by the D&A Management Team to include painting cowls, preparing wood and working using your own initiative within agreed criteria.

Skills required

  • Ability to work well with others
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with your hands
  • Responsible
  • Working using your own initiative within agreed roles – do not wait to be asked!
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to carry out basic tasks
  • Ability to handle constructive criticism
  • Adhere to Dude & Arnette policies and procedures, including those relating to hygiene, respect for other team members, time keeping and flexibility
  • To be friendly and approachable

Junior Labourer (self-employed)

This position is perfect for someone that already has some trade experience and would like to further their development and experience as part of a successful team of craftsmen:

Please note you’ll need to be self-employed.

Tasks include

  • Assisting the Dude & Arnette Team on site
  • Keeping roofers supplied with materials
  • Maintaining the work space clean and tidy
  • Loading and unloading
  • Assist with site storage, lifting, fetching supplies, unload and check deliveries and undertaking tasks to assist the D&A Team generally.

Skills required

  • Ability to work well with others
  • Good attention to detail
  • Responsible
  • Working using your own initiative within agreed roles – do not wait to be asked!
  • Punctual
  • Ability to carry out basic tasks
  • Ability to handle constructive criticism
  • Adhere to Dude & Arnette policies and procedures, including those relating to hygiene, respect for other team members, time keeping and flexibility
  • To be friendly and approachable
  • You’ll need to be 18 or over and have a driving license


To apply please get in touch with us