The average pay for a Millwright with Millwright skills is $20.95 per hour.
The average pay for a Millwright with Millwright skills is $36,000 per year.
|Hourly Rate||$13.28 - $31.32|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$31,520 - $82,215|
Job Description for Millwright
Millwrights are responsible for installing and maintaining machinery which is used in multiple industries. This job requires carrying out heavy construction work, so the ability to perform physical labor, such as carrying heavy items and operating hand and power tools, is essential. Some jobs also involve working in confined areas, so some bending, squatting, and stooping may also be necessary.Read More...
Millwrights analyze and interpret layout plans, drawings, and blueprints in order to install equipment and ensure that it is properly aligned using manual and laser methods of alignment. They must always exercise a certain degree of caution to ensure the safety of everyone involved in the job. After particular jobs are complete, they must ensure that the area is left in the same clean state it was in prior to any work being done.
Basic mathematical skills are necessary in this position to carry out measurements and other essential tasks. Millwrights may or may not work under heavy supervision, so it is important to be self-driven and able to complete tasks independently and within specific time-frames. This job may also involve traveling from one location to another, so a valid driver’s license may be required by some employers. Formal study of and apprenticeship in this work may be required, while others positions simply require millwrights to have a "journeyman" status, which is usually acquired with experience and testing. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Dismantle machines.
- Construct foundation for machines.
- Move machinery and equipment.
- Assemble and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails.
- Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
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