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Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Millwright (Construction Mechanic)



Job Description
Millwrights install conveyor systems, escalators, giant electrical turbines and generators. Millwrights are skilled construction mechanics who study and interpret blueprints, and use machine tools and precision instruments, working to specifications requiring tolerances to a thousandth of an inch. They work primarily with metals using precision machinery and equipment.
Working Conditions
Millwrights usually work indoors on installation and maintenance work, but may work outdoors, often using scaffolding. They often work split shifts and overtime, and travel long distances for work. 

Apprenticeship Committees 


MA# 1057


OR SW Washington Carpenters JATC

Portland: 503-287-3708 or toll free 1-977-287-9282
Tangent: 541-601-4104 or 877-287-9282
Redmond: 877-287-9282

Email: JohnSchraner@pnci.org 
Website: www.pnci.org/index.lasso


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