An Industrial Millwright lays out, receives and installs machinery, mechanical equipment and other automated and robotic systems. They work in the construction, commercial, manufacturing, and industrial industries. They often work in close association with people in other trades, such as instrument mechanics, ironworkers, pipefitters and electricians.
Interpret drawings and performs mathematical calculations
Use hand and power tools to operate forklifts, booms, low capacity cranes, and other equipment
Select and use materials & fasteners
Weld, braze, solder, rig & hoist
Install material handling systems installs, and commissions machinery & automated robotic systems
Install bearings, seals & packing, pipe systems & valves, fans & blowers, electric & electronic controls, pneumatic & hydraulic systems
Key Skills & Attributes
Attention to detail
Strong hand-eye coordination
Strong communication skills
Ability to plan and visualize
Heavy Industrial Construction
Institutional and Commercial Construction
8000 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by three 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.
Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)
Journeyperson Wage Rate
Did you know?
Millwrights are trained to assess load bearing capabilities of the parts they move, with the equipment they are moving it with. They coordinate with crane teams to maneuver and install these large pumps, valves, rollers, turbines, & more.
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