YOUR CAREER AS A MILLWRIGHT

Earn an incredible living by using your mechanical precision to start a career. Carefully read and interpret blueprints and turn your passion into a profession.

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A Day in the Life of a Millwright

Earn an incredible living by using your mechanical precision to start a career. Carefully read and interpret blueprints and turn your passion into a profession.


MEDIAN INCOME

$69K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

290


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

11.5%


WHAT IS A MILLWRIGHT?

Millwrights install, dismantle or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints or other drawings.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

MILLWRIGHTS POSSESS THESE QUALITIES:

  • PROBLEM SOLVING
  • ANALYTICAL THINKING
  • CONTROLLED MOVEMENT

WHAT DO MILLWRIGHTS DO?

Millwright works under heavy construction machinery to repair equipment.

Install, dismantle, repair, reassemble and move machinery in factories, power plants and construction sites

Male millwright reads schematic blueprint on a job site.

Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures

Millwright uses hand tools to align a machine.

Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers and lasers


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for a millwright career.

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High school diploma or equivalent

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Apprenticeship


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