A Millwright, or Industrial Mechanic, is a professional who operates industrial machinery found in construction sites, factories, power plants, and other sectors. Their duties include installing equipment, repairing items, and transferring machinery to needed locations.
- Location: Winnipeg, MB
- Salary: $33.00 to $37.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
- Terms of employment: Permanent employment
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Vacancies: 8 vacancies
What is a millwright?
A millwright is a skilled worker who manipulates industrial machinery found in factories, construction sites, and other industries. Millwrights are also known as industrial mechanics.
Millwright job duties and responsibilities include:
- Installing new machinery
- Repairing and replacing defective machine parts
- Ensuring machines work properly
We are looking for an experienced Millwright with enthusiasm and interest in machines to join our fast-growing team.
You’ll find yourself working in various settings for different industrial projects. On a daily basis, you’ll use your specialized tools to build and repair machines. You’ll set up machinery based on highly technical instructions and blueprints and occasionally move machines to different locations.
Ultimately, you’ll make sure that all machines operate properly and our facilities remain safe.
- Build new industrial and construction machinery
- Repair broken or defective machine parts, using welding and brazing tools
- Align equipment by using specialized tools (e.g. micrometer, plumb bobs)
- Review and follow highly technical and complex machinery manuals
- Transfer machines to several sites, either to install them or repair them
- Disassemble machine parts when transporting or repairing them, and reassemble the parts
- Collect and store distinct machinery parts
- Visit construction sites to assess potential problems or needs
- Collaborate with construction workers or engineers when using the machines
Requirements and skills
- Proven experience as a Millwright or in a similar role
- Hands-on experience with construction equipment and machinery
- Availability to travel regularly to different sites
- Strong communication and computational skills
- An eye for detail
- Team spirit
- Certification as a Millwright based on national standards
No degree, certificate or diploma
1 year to less than 2 years
- Specific Skills
- Repair or replace defective machinery parts; Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions; Installing machinery and equipment
- Equipment and Machinery Experience
- Welding equipment; Press brakes and metalworking equipment
- Area of Specialization
- Start-up and testing; Specialty welding; Troubleshooting
- Weight Handling
- Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Work Site Environment
- At heights; Noisy; Dusty; Hot
- Transportation/Travel Information
- Own transportation; Valid driver’s licence
- Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Bending, crouching, kneeling
- Screening questions
- Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Are you willing to relocate for this position?; Are you available for the advertised start date?
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
How to apply
Here is what you must include when submitting your application:
- Cover letter