Millwright Job Description

Millwright Job Description

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Millwright provides proper alignment for all rotating equipment utilizing dial indicators and laser alignment equipment.

Millwright Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective millwright job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included millwright job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reading and interpretting drawings and schematics
Basic knowledge of chillers, compressors and centrifuges
Know and understand process documentation and customer specific requirements, as they relate to the job function
Establishing and following up on project implementation, including timing, concept, feasibility, design, specifications, construction and commissioning, as required
Providing support in troubleshooting, repairing and making system improvements (optimization), to ensure quality and efficiencies within the department
Identifying root cause of equipment failures and follow-up on feasibility of modifications
Demonstrating a sense of urgency in achieving results
Performing preventative maintenance to defined schedules
Assisting and supporting in all other technical areas, where required
Maintaining a clean and environmentally safe workshop and production lines

Millwright Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Millwright

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, MSHA, MIG

Education for Millwright

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the millwright job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Industrial, Technical, Associates, Industrial Technology, Military, Manufacturing, Education, General Education, Engineering, Technology

Skills for Millwright

Desired skills for millwright include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Procedures within a particular field
Commonly-used concepts
Optical and laser alignments
Centrifugal compressor
Machine shop equipment
Reciprocal compressor
Reverse alignment steam turbines
Hydraulic reading and IRD reading

Desired experience for millwright includes:

Are in compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures as outlined in the
Improve hydraulic circuits and systems in regards to stoppage of leaks, cleanliness of hydraulic oil, replacement of untidy pipes and hoses
Possess a strong working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and their operation maintenance and repair
Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, completed an Apprenticeship Program and/or possess a journey-person’s card, or have a minimum of five years related industrial experience
Working to comply with Risk Management Standards H&S, Statutory regulations
3 years prior industry experience, preferably in the areas of automotive, high volume assembly and sequencing

Millwright Examples


Millwright Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of millwright. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for millwright
  • Level and align pump bases
  • Level and align equipment such as compressors, turbines, paper machines and centrifuge, conduct pump repair and maintenance
  • Set impeller clearance on pumps
  • Set fan blades
  • Alignment of motor to gearbox
  • Measurement of precision fits
  • Work Safely in the production of TimberStrand® at all times
  • Maintain and repair all plant mechanical equipment
  • Use SAP for Materials and Work Order Management
  • Responsible for making frequent mechanical checks on frequently used machinery, new construction, concrete work, welding and Rolling Stock Equipment care
Qualifications for millwright
  • On-time regular attendance
  • Able to work the occasional off-hour and weekend shifts to support plant outages and unplanned events
  • Successful applicants will be provided with training and support
  • At least 8 years of millwright experience OR a UAW Journeyman Millwright Card
  • Experience with Industrial Maintenance, Conveyors, Carrier and GK Shaker conveyors, Oil Analysis, Hoists, Cranes, Predictive, Preventative Maintenance, Root-Cause Analysis, Fabrication and Design preferred
  • Perform Pipe/Plate/Beam Fabrication

Millwright Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of millwright. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for millwright
  • Basic knowledge of all mechanical machinery
  • Millwright must be capable of determining the safe use of all chemicals he/she shall be working with, such as Cleaning Agents, Grease, Lubes, Oils, Antifreeze, Hydro-fluids, Paints
  • Millwright must report, any and all, injuries to his/her Supervisor and assure documentation of same
  • Millwrights, if assigned a Radio Unit, must assure that the Unit is properly charged and returned in good working order at the end of his/her shift
  • Millwright must assist in the housekeeping duties assigned by his/her Supervisor, both in the shop or on the job site
  • Millwright is responsible for the removal of all debris when finalizing a job, whether in the shop or in the plant
  • Millwright is personally responsible for all tools issued to him/her
  • Millwright is responsible for all shop tools used on his/her work shift and the safe keeping of same
  • Millwright is responsible to assure all Lock-out/Tag-out procedures are followed, prior to commencing work on any equipment
  • Responsible for immediately reporting, any and all, work hazards
Qualifications for millwright
  • Millwright must respond to radio call for maintenance service during his/her work shift assignment
  • Millwright is responsible for his/her safe work area
  • Millwrights are required to assist Electricians with work assignments
  • Must perform any and all duties assigned by his/her Supervisor, regardless of whether that job is a mechanical repair or not
  • Experienced in Welding (Light/Heavy Metal)
  • Experience as a Maintenance or Repair resource in an industrial environment

Millwright Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a millwright. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for millwright
  • Performs lubricating maintenance, cleaning activities, or repair of tools, machines, and equipment
  • Perform complex preventative and predictive maintenance functions
  • Perform complex equipment repairs
  • Install, maintain and trouble shoot power transmission, vacuum, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Install, maintain and trouble shoot pumps, fans, bearings and conveyance systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance as required for facilities, buildings, grounds, tools and equipment
  • Identify and report potential problems related to facilities, buildings, grounds, tools and equipment to Facilities supervision
  • Identify and report problems with mechanical and electrical systems to Facilities supervision
  • Must be able to use various testing devices
  • Prepare and maintain maintenance and repair logs and records
Qualifications for millwright
  • At least 4 years of machine maintenance experience
  • Vocational training in welding
  • One (1) year or more experience as an Industrial Electrician or a Maintenance Mechanic OR a two (2) year technical degree or higher in Industrial Technology
  • Experience to include arc welding and oxygen/acetylene cutting
  • NCCER preferred with 3 - 10 years experience
  • Industrial Millwright with Red Seal Endorsement

Millwright Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a millwright. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for millwright
  • Respond to and complete customer or tenant requests for Facilities related services
  • Respond to act upon any conditions requiring repairs, preventative maintenance, diagnosis, and/or emergency repairs
  • Assigned duties are performed both inside and outside in all weather conditions
  • Some assigned duties require the use of a ladder at various heights
  • Communicate professionally with customers, contractors, supervisors, and other employees
  • Safely use and maintain various hand tools as required
  • May be required to operate various types of equipment
  • Attend Company and manufacturer sponsored training and refresher courses on specialized equipment as required
  • May also be required to perform the duties of the Building Maintenance Person
  • Ability to interact with management, team leaders / coordinators, suppliers, technical representatives, contract maintenance personnel
Qualifications for millwright
  • 3 – 5 Years’ Experience as Industrial Millwright
  • Welding Ticket an Asset
  • Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Interaction with others is continual to receive work instructions and to relay information about job to co-workers
  • Flexibility requirement is continuous
  • Ability to understand and carry out simple oral or written instructions

Millwright Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a millwright. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for millwright
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers
  • Verify the finished results of any job to the internal and external customer specifications
  • Work from drawings , sketches or general instructions to fabricate and install less complex steel framework
  • Operate power saw, drill press and other power tools
  • Drill holes for fasteners in masonry, concrete and other material
  • Transport material with fork lift and rig and hoist light weight items
  • Typical work platforms, ladders, cribbing partitions and storage racks
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Work with and assist various trades
  • Monitor condition of rotating machinery utilizing parameters including vibration, temperature, pressures, flows and currents
Qualifications for millwright
  • Able to drive company truck (manual transmission)
  • Ability to operate forklift, aerial lift and cranes
  • Ability to wear respirator/PAPR welding hood
  • Able to work 2nd shift and travel between Pittston and Dorrance
  • One year certificate from college or technical school, or three to six months related experience required
  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 3 years of verifiable experience

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