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Millwright

Granite City, IL 62040

Posted: 01/18/19 Industry: Millwrights Job Number: 48287

Hirelevel is hiring for Millwrights in Granite City, IL!

This client has been around for more than 50 years providing high quality products for the railroad, vehicle, construction, and building markets throughout the world! Currently, they are searching for experienced Millwrights. In this position, the Millwright candidate will oversee the construction and maintenance of industrial machinery. This would include, but is not limited to, installation, maintenance, upgrades and fabrication of machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings in industrial establishment. The Millwright will hoist and move equipment in addition to positioning pieces that need assembly. This person will also require thorough knowledge of the load bearing capabilities of the equipment they use as well as an understanding of blueprints and technical instructions. As a critical member to the operations team, the Millwright will run diagnostics for mechanical issues, troubleshoot, and run root cause analysis to adjustment or enhance equipment as needed for operation.

Position: Direct Hire

Location: Granite City, IL

Hours: 3: 00 p.M. 11: 00 p.M. Or 11: 00 p.M - 7: 00 a.M.

Similar Positions: Heavy Machine Operator, Journeyman, Industrial Maintenance

Salary: $26.18-$27.42 an hour DOE and Great benefit package

Responsibilities of the Millwrights:
  • Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures. Dismantle machinery or equipment, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools
  • Move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks
  • Assemble and install equipment, such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails, using hand tools and power tools
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, lasers, and plumb bobs
  • Assemble machinery and bolts, welds, or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools
  • Repair and lubricate machinery and equipment
  • Select cables, ropes, chains, pulleys, winches, blocks, and sheaves, according to weight and size of load to be moved
  • Attach load with grappling devices, such as loops, wires, ropes, and chains, to crane hook
  • Set up, braces, and rigs hoisting equipment, using hand tools and power wrenches
  • Fabricate new equipment or repair through welding (stick welding)
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance check list

Requirements of the Millwrights:
  • High School Diploma required
  • Successful completion of a 4-year millwright apprenticeship program OR on the job training/experience OR related military training/experience
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
  • Follow instructions and read blueprints
  • Review flat drawings or pictures and visualize how they would look as 3 dimensional objects
  • Operate mobile equipment, mobile crane, forklift and JLG
  • Work at heights without fear
  • Use logical step-by-step procedures in work
  • Plan work and solve problems
  • Make sound decisions based on measurable information
  • Perform a variety of duties which may change often; and operate machinery
  • Union experience preferred
  • Ability to meet background and drug screen requirements
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