• Millwrights
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Millwrights install, take apart, repair, reassemble, and move machinery in factories, power plants, and construction sites.

What do they typically do

  • Read technical manuals to understand equipment and controls
  • Take apart machinery and equipment when there is a problem
  • Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components
  • Perform tests and run initial batches to make sure that the machine is running smoothly
  • Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to best specifications
  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill
  • Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit
  • Move machinery and equipment using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks

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Job Growth +1.0%
Job Opening 95

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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