Manufacturing and Automation

Millwright (Industrial Mechanic)

Millwrights install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment in sites such as factories, production plants and recreational facilities.

Key Skills IconKey skills

  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Coordination and manual dexterity 
  • Visualize plans and blueprints
  • Troubleshoot mechanical systems

Working Conditions IconWorking conditions

  • May work indoors or outdoors
  • Shiftwork and overtime may be required
  • Heavy lifting
  • Risk of injury

Is it a good fit? IconCareer potential*

  • Millwright
  • Supervisor
  • Superintendent
  • Business owner

*May require additional education.

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  • Agricultural Equipment Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Machinist
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist

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