• 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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