A Millwright is someone who maintains or constructs industrial machinery related to areas such as assembly lines, pumps, valves, etc.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Consult manufacturer's manuals, circuit diagrams and blueprints to determine tests and maintenance procedures for instruments used for measuring a variety of variables used in manufacturing and processing.
  • Inspect and test instruments and systems to diagnose faults electronic testing devices and precision measuring instruments.
  • Repair and adjust system components, such as sensors, transmitters and programmable logic controllers.
  • Calibrate components and instruments according to manufacturers' specifications.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance work and complete test and maintenance reports.
  • Install control and measurement instruments on existing and new plant equipment and processes.

Education & Employment Requirements:

  • Secondary school diploma is a typical prerequisite.
  • Completion of a four or five year long apprenticeship program in industrial instrument repair or work experience and a two-year college program in industrial instrumentation technology.


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