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Millwrights - 49-9044.00

O*NET-SOC Description

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

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Millwright
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Millwright Instructor
  • Maintenance Millwright
  • Precision Millwright

SOC Occupation Groups

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Tasks

  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs.
  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Assemble machines, and bolt, weld, rivet, or otherwise fasten them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Bolt parts, such as side and deck plates, jaw plates, and journals, to basic assembly unit.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and repair, and lubricate machines and equipment.
  • Connect power unit to machines or steam piping to equipment, and test unit to evaluate its mechanical operation.
  • Construct foundation for machines, using hand tools and building materials such as wood, cement, and steel.
  • Dismantle machinery and equipment for shipment to installation site, usually performing installation and maintenance work as part of team.
  • Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools.
  • Fabricate and dismantle parts, equipment, and machines using a cutting torch or other cutting equipment.
  • Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.
  • Install robot and modify its program, using teach pendant.
  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill.
  • Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit.
  • Move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks.
  • Operate engine lathe to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
  • Position steel beams to support bedplates of machines and equipment, using blueprints and schematic drawings, to determine work procedures.
  • Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
  • Shrink-fit bushings, sleeves, rings, liners, gears, and wheels to specified items, using portable gas heating equipment.
  • Signal crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate, and align unit to centerline.
  • Troubleshoot equipment, electrical components, hydraulics, or other mechanical systems.
  • Weld, repair, and fabricate equipment or machinery.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Adjust the tension of nuts or bolts.
  • Align equipment or machinery.
  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Bolt objects into place.
  • Communicate with coworkers to coordinate installations or repairs.
  • Dismantle heavy equipment or machinery.
  • Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Grind parts to required dimensions.
  • Install programs onto computer or computer-controlled equipment.
  • Lay out work according to specifications.
  • Level machines or equipment.
  • Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
  • Maintain work equipment or machinery.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate welding equipment.
  • Position equipment using hand tools, power tools, or heavy equipment.
  • Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Troubleshoot equipment or systems operation problems.

Military Crosswalk Titles

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Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Automated Equipment Engineer-Technician
  • Machinery Erector
  • Millwright

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Automated Equipment Engineer-Technician
  • Machinery Erector
  • Manufacturer's Service Representative
  • Millwright
  • Millwright Apprentice