Millwrights


Also called : Maintenance Millwright, Millwright, Millwright Business Representative, Precision Millwright

What they do


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

On the job, one would


    KNOWLEDGE


    • Mechanical
      Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

    • Mathematics
      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

    • Design
      Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

    • Building and Construction
      Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.

    SKILLS


    • Operations Monitoring
      Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

    • Equipment Maintenance
      Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

    • Installation
      Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

    • Critical Thinking
      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

    • Repairing
      Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

    ABILITIES


    • Manual Dexterity
      The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

    • Control Precision
      The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

    • Finger Dexterity
      The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

    • Arm-Hand Steadiness
      The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

    • Multilimb Coordination
      The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

    PERSONALITY

    People interested in this work, will do well at jobs that need;

    • Attention to Detail
      Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

    • Dependability
      Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

    • Integrity
      Job requires being honest and ethical.

    • Cooperation
      Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

    • Adaptability/Flexibility
      Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

    • Stress Tolerance
      Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.

    • Persistence
      Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

    • Achievement/Effort
      Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

    • Initiative
      Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

    • Self-Control
      Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

    TECHNOLOGY

    • Computer aided design CAD software

    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software

    • Office suite software

    • Spreadsheet software

    • Word processing software

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    • Preparation

      Some Preparation Needed

    • Education

      High school diploma.

    • Experience

      Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed.

    • Jobtraining

      Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.

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