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Millwright Job Overview

Millwrights work in the construction industry, usually collaborating with contractors. Their primary responsibility is to install, dismantle, and move the machines and heavy equipment necessary for building. This requires millwrights to follow layout plans and blueprints to place the equipment in the proper locations to facilitate the building of various structures. Typical tasks include constructing foundations or base plates for large equipment. Millwrights are also required to level and align electric motors and other machinery.

Millwrights work with steel or other materials and must be knowledgeable in a variety of mechanical trades. Using lathes, milling machines, and grinders, millwrights move, assemble, and repair construction equipment such as conveyors, tram rails, and gear boxes. They are also often responsible for the maintenance and repair of major machinery. Tasks can include lubrication of the machinery, bearing and seal replacements, and preventative maintenance.

Millwright Job Education Requirements

Millwrights must have a fundamental knowledge of fluid mechanics and components such as valves, pumps, and compressors. They must be able to read blueprints and should be able to understand and execute technical instructions. Knowledge of electrical principles, hydraulics, industrial rigging, and fabrication is also necessary. Usually, millwrights receive on-the-job training or participate in an apprenticeship program that lasts between three and four years. In either scenario, a millwright’s training typically consists of 2,000 hours of field work and 144 classroom hours. An associate degree in industrial maintenance is also required by some employers.

Millwright Job Market

Millwrights are often employed by building equipment contractors and non-residential building constructors. Foundries, sawmills, and motor vehicles parts manufacturing companies are also typical employers for millwrights, and applicants in 2013 found the most employment opportunities in Texas, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and California. Job opportunities for millwrights are expected to increase by over 18% by 2022, while construction managers are expected to see a 16% growth during the same time. After gaining years of field experience, many millwrights are eligible to serve as teachers in vocational programs in high school and post-secondary institutions. In these employment positions, millwrights can teach courses in fabrication and metal work.

Millwright Job Salary Information

According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of a millwright was $51,130. The lowest 10 percent of millwrights earned about $30,000 annually, and the top 10 percent earned over $73,000 annually. Millwrights in Washington, Wyoming, New York, New Mexico, and Alaska earned the most money in 2013.


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Job Description: Turbine Millwrights HPI, one of the turbo-machinery industry’s leading providers of rotating equipment solutions and services, has immediate openings for a Turbine Millwright. Qualified candidates must have experience working on Frame 6 turbines, and will hold a valid U.S. passport. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Res...
MILLWRIGHT/MECHANIC needed at Shearer Brothers Chipping in Shelton, WA. Fabrication and maintenance of chip mill and mill equipment....
Millwright / Maintenance Mechanic Materion’s Lorain, Ohio facility, located less than one mile off Route 2 and bordering Vermilion, produces a remarkable copper-nickel-tin engineered alloy renowned for its combination of strength, lubricity and resistance to corrosion. This unmatched property set makes it a material of choice for applications such as bearing materials used in drilling, mining and...
Working Foreman with 1 to 3 man Agricultural Millwright Crew WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? Installing, fixing, & maintaining grain facilities, spouts, distributors, elevators, conveyors, & transitions. WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED? Great Pay, immediate start, great benefits IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? Supervision Experience, OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 Please Submit Resumes To: Email: ***** Fax: 440-974-...
Journey Level Millwright Cascade Pacific Pulp is seeking a Journey Level Millwright for our mill operations in Halsey. Starting wage of $33.27 plus a competitive full benefits package including 100% 401k match for the first 8%. Qualified applicants will have at least 3 years journey level millwright experience in a manufacturing environment. Duties include repair/replace/troubleshoot parts, equip...
Company Confidential Baltimore, MD, 21217
Job Purpose: Completes structural components by placing and attaching steel members. Duties: * Prepares work by studying architectural prints; laying out requirements; gathering materials and tools. * Positions and Attaches steel members by aligning members; verifying vertical and horizontal placement; bolting, welding, or riveting member. * Maintains safe work environment by following proced...
This position will troubleshoot and communicate mechanical issues in the production area and maintain a productive, safe and clean work environment. Key Duties And Responsibilities Demonstrate commitment to safety and performs job duties in accordance with company safety policies and procedures Assure vendors follow the Menasha Contractor Safety guidelines and keep current on annual orientation...
Company Confidential Saint Louis, MO, 63127
Maintenance / Millwright Dakota Blenders is a leading supplier of quality bakery blends to wholesale food companies. Dakota Blenders is a family owned company and has been doing business in St. Louis for over 10 years. We are currently expanding our Maintenance department to meet the demands of our growing company. We are looking for an individual to work between the hours of 12 and 9 pm and also...
Maintenance Technician-Millwright There’s a company growing in your back yard that will take your career to new heights. CF Industries is a leading global producer of plant nutrients.We were founded in the Midwest more than 65 years ago, and we are now building our presence in the Siouxland area by investing $1.7 billion to triple the capacity of our Port Neal Nitrogen Complex near Sergeant Bluff....
Local foundry is looking for a 3rd shift Millwright for their York based plant. This individual will be responsible for all Industrial Maintenance operations on 3rd shift. They will be required to repair and install new equipment. Duties & Responsibilities: Troubleshoots repairs or replaces pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic and other machinery and mechanical equipment throughout the foundry. Con...
Industrial Millwright Seeking Industrial Millwright for Lumber Manufacturing Plant located in Malvern, AR. Qualified applicants should hav experience in welding, cutting, hydraulics, pneumatics and general maintenance a must. Electrical experience a plus, but not necessary. Excellent pay and benefits. For more information call (501) 337-7551, 9-4/M-F. EOE...
Graphic Packaging International is seeking a safety conscious, self-motivated Journeyman Millwright to perform preventive and reactive maintenance on all operational and facility equipment. Responsibilities Installing, maintaining and repairing industrial machinery and equipment Evaluate malfunctions and troubleshoot equipment and systems issues Participate in manufacturing process improvement...
Riggers, Mill-Wrights, for Ind'l Machinery, with CDL-A Preferred. Only Exp. People Need Apply. Call Louis P. Cote Inc. 603-623-1533 This listing brought to you by New Hampshire Union Leader...
Fabricating agricultural millwright WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? -Measure, cut, fit, & figure angles accurately. -Fabricating components of agricultural structures;build transitions; spouts; set conveyors etc. More fabricating of agricultural components than general erecting. WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED? Great Pay-Lots of OT, Immediate start, 11 plus weeks of work Please Submit Resumes To: Email: ...
Lead a crew of four fabricating agricultural millwrights. WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? Lead team to: -Measure, cut, fit, & figure angles accurately. -Fabricating components of agricultural structures;build transitions; spouts; set conveyors etc. More fabricating of agricultural components than general erecting. WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED? Great Pay-Lots of OT, Immediate start, 11 plus weeks of wor...
A 5 to maybe 12 man crew of Industrial Millwrights, Certified Welders & Riggers. WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? Demolition , Removal & Replacement of Equipment, Pumps Tanks, etc. welding, fabrication, MIG, TIG WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED? Lot’s of OVERTIME. 12 Hour shifts for 9 to 11 Days Straight; $60 Per Diem Starts around the end of November. IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? YES!! If You want to make Lot’s ...
Millwright - Industrial Machinist Manufacturing and Industrial Repair Facility has an opening for a Millwright / Industrial Machinist with Electrical Experience. Candidate must be proficient with manual lathes, mills, drill presses and OD grinders as well as outside portable machining. Experience with bearing fits, electrical, mechanical assemblies and attention to detail a must. Candidate must ...
Rio Tinto Minerals (RTM), part of the Rio Tinto group, has an immediate opening for a Millwright based in Boron, California. The position is located on-site at our Boron Operations in the Refinery Services department. The successful candidate will be able to: § Coordinate Millwright’s function with overall Plant operations. § Prepare parts lists and orders and retrieve parts as needed. § Using...
Company Confidential Bridgewater, VA, 22812
Rare leadership position with diverse, unique projects and great pay If you are up to the challenge of directing installation projects in a hands-on leadership role in a company that is growing rapidly, then this role is for you! As an Installer, you will lead an elite crew; manage all aspects of job planning on a wide range of distinctive projects while working with a variety customers and gene...
Job Summary… In this critical role, we are seeking a Millwright (with LME preferred) with a “hands-on” approach. This person needs to be team-oriented, results driven and must possess great problem solving skills. You will execute your role within a group that embrace innovation, continuous improvement and provides educational opportunities to continuously sharpen millwright skills. Our millwrigh...

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