Millwrights


Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.
Also called: Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Millwright, Millwright, Millwright Instructor

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • design
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Technical
  • watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working
  • installing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Ideas and Logic
  • order or arrange things
  • notice when problems happen
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • SAP

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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