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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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Who’s Marmen Energy? A well established Canadian company recognized worldwide for the quality of its products, also known as one the largest wind tower manufacturer in North America. Who can work at Marmen Energy? You! If you want to join a dynamic team, push back your limits and truly enjoy your job. What will we do for you? We will offer you all the training you need, advancement opportunities...
About Us TMKG Inc. is an industrial contractor and focuses on the areas of transport technology, process engineering and environmental technology. Responsibilities • Assemble machinery and equipment prior to installation • Install, align, dismantle and move industrial machinery/equipment • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery/parts • Read blueprints, diagrams and drawin...
Job Description JSW Group is the $11 Billion leading division of the O.P. Jindal Group, which has grown into an $18 Billion global business conglomerate with interests spanning the steel, mining, power, industrial gases and ports verticals. JSW Steel, Inc., the flagship company of the JSW Group, is today an integrated steel manufacturer and the largest private-sector steel manufacturer in terms ...
Recognized for its technical innovation and environmental focus, Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. manufactures premium printing, writing and digital paper. Mohawk is currently seeking a Mechanic for the day shift and for the third shift. Based upon assessment, starting pay will be $25.00 or $26.00 per hour. Upon successful completion of probationary period, employee will be evaluated with opportunity to ad...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Journeyman Millwright: We are seekin...
Job Purpose: Supports various plant operations by repairing, installing, moving, and dismantling equipment throughout Northwest Ohio. Duties: * Repairing/installing processing equipment such as conveyors, injection mold machines, stamping presses and other types of manufacturing equipment. * Installs equipment by setting foundations, anchoring, assembling, attaching components and parts to mac...
Company Confidential Fort Wayne, IN, 46802
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY The Indiana/ Kentucky/ Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship & Training Fund -Warsaw Campus accepts applications year round for Carpenter, Millwright and Floorcoverer Apprenticeship programs. Applicants must be at least 17 years old and have a High School diploma or G.E.D. The IKORCC JATF does not discriminate on the basis of race, colo...
Well known Construction Company, looking for a traveling millwright supervisor, competitive salary, per Diem, gas card, travel expenses, and company benefits offered. Summary: 100% Traveling Millwright Supervisor/Superintendent. Requirements: * Must have 3-5 years of proven Millwright Supervisory or Crew Leading experience. * Candidate must have complete knowledge of mechanical installations o...
We are an organization of skilled craftsman offering complete metal fabrications, steel processing services, mechanical repairs, on site construction services, for all your TURNKEY projects. We have serviced the industrial and construction market since 1987. WHAT DOES THIS JOB ENTAIL? This is a working leadman/millwright. Will be responsible to oversee the service crews and the jobs that they ar...
Job Purpose: Supports plant start ups and operations by installing, moving, and/or dismantling plant machinery and equipment. Duties: * Maintains a very safe work environment by performing Job Safety Analyses to identify and eliminate potential hazards present; following company safety policies, standards and procedures; complying with Company's Zero Tolerance Safety Program and other legal reg...
Description Weyerhaeuser Company is accepting applications for Maintenance Mechanical Millwright Apprentice team members for our Idabel, Oklahoma Lumber facility. We are seeking individuals who are committed to safety, have a positive attitude, excellent work ethic, and a desire to work in a manufacturing facility. Key Functions: Performs highly skilled mechanical maintenance tasks including in...
Description The Millport, AL lumber manufacturing facility is looking for skilled mechanical maintenance technicians/millwrights with a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of mechanical equipment, processes and techniques to repair, modify, install and maintain the facility’s high-tech lumber manufacturing equipment. Company paid relocation is not available for this position. Millport is a qua...
MAINTENANCE AND PATTERNMAKER POSITIONS We are looking for qualified individuals to fill the positions of Millwright, Electrician and Pipefitter in our Maintenance Department at $20.75 per hour and the position of Patternmaker in our Pattern Department at $22.10 per hour. Ideal candidates must have at least 7 years of verifiable Industrial Maintenance or Patternmaker experience. Previous foundry ...
Company Confidential WAVERLY, VA, 23890
Truck Driver Murphy-Brown LLC is hiring for the night-shift Truck Driver position to work in Waverly or Smithfield, VA. This position requires a valid state CDL class A license and a clean driving record. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have at least one-year CDL class A driving experience. Our drivers are home everyday. We offer an excellent benefit package to include paid vaca...
Job Summary… In this critical role, we are seeking a Millwright 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 millwrights provide high quali...
Company Confidential Levittown, PA, 19054
MAINTENANCE MECHANIC/ MILLWRIGHT with skills in the areas of Welding/ Mechanical/Basic Electrical. Please contact Joe at 215-858-6300...
Company Confidential Portland, OR, 97203
Install and move machinery and equipment using hoists, dollies, rollers and lift trucks, hand tools and power tools. Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures. Assembles and installs equipment. Constructs foundation for machines. Aligns and assembles machines using hand and power tools. Mechanichally repairs cranes, repair mobile equipment. Arc welding....
Description Weyerhaeuser Company is accepting applications for Maintenance Electrical Apprentice team members for our Idabel, OK Lumber facility. We are seeking individuals who are committed to safety, have a positive attitude, excellent work ethic, and a desire to work in a manufacturing facility. Key Functions: Performs highly skilled electrical maintenance tasks including installation and re...
Maintain individual safety awareness for self and fellow workers. Maintain good attendance and callout/overtime availability for scheduled and after normal working hours. Provide mechanical support for the continuous manufacture of quality high density polyethylene (HDPE) at a high rate of production and minimum cost, consistent with high standards of quality, safety, housekeeping and good employe...
Malteurop North America is currently seeking a full-time Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright located in Milwaukee, WI. The Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright will provide various mechanical, structural, and rotating equipment support. The position is responsible for maintaining optimum functionality for plant equipment and systems by performing inspections, completing preventive maintenance measures, an...

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