Millwright

Job Summary  

Millwrights have experience with industrial and construction equipment maintenance, installation, and operation on land as well as onboard vessels. Millwrights have troubleshooting experience with all types of industrial equipment including, but not limited to winches, pumps, blowers, conveyors, and processing equipment. Millwrights may need to travel regionally and/or consider permanent placement at a customer facility.  Millwrights must be capable of working with little supervision while following all health, safety, and security standards.  

Essential Job Duties

  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed repair drawings related to equipment and machinery
  • Dismantle equipment when required for repair or transportation and reassemble it at the appropriate time
  • Move equipment to appropriate site for repair or maintenance to avoid contamination or workplace safety hazards
  • Create solid foundations for machines on-site and instruct other construction workers about safe and efficient interaction with machinery and equipment
  • Align and calibrate machinery and equipment parts as required for efficient and safe operation
  • Grind and file machinery parts both on-site and in controlled circumstances
  • Travel to construction sites (sometimes multiple sites per day) to meet project-based needs
  • Direct construction workers when interacting with or using equipment
  • Keep employees’ time and submit on time each week
  • Must have a driver license in good standing
  • Be on time and present for all scheduled shifts
  • Perform any such duties assigned by supervisor

Other Duties

Other duties will include, but not be limited to, working with different crews and leading or participating in safety and crew meetings.  Must comply with all safety and security requirements. Working with concrete, carpentry, plumbing, welding, and general construction.  Must have knowledge and experience on the operation of various vehicles and equipment. 

Qualifications

  •   Journey level millwright state certification required
  •   Hands-on experience in working with all aspects of general construction
  •   Excellent understanding of construction and industrial equipment and machinery
  •   Efficient time-management skills
  •   Willingness to always follow safety guidelines
  •   Good understanding of basic math
  •   Good physical condition and endurance
  •   High school diploma or equivalent
  •   Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Working Conditions  

Worksites are in Washington and Alaska. Outside working conditions may include snow, ice, and high winds with gusts up to 50 MPH.   Employees are regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, potential fall exposure, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and extreme heat, and high noise levels.

Physical Requirements

Employees will need to be able to climb in and out of holes and confined spaces, as well as maneuver up and downstairs, ladders, and equipment at all elevations.  Frequent bending, kneeling, walking, crouching, and consistently picking up or moving 50 pounds is required.  Employees will also be exposed to repetitive motion and overhead work, and will need fine motor skills capability. Respirators, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, hearing protection and other PPE will be required on various job sites. Must be able to hear verbal conversations over the phone and in-person with background noise. Requires the ability to work standing up or sitting down.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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