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MILLWRIGHT
Oregon Apprenticeship Guide
 
Job Description
Millwrights install and maintain conveyor systems, escalators, giant electrical turbines and generators. They also maintain machinery in factories and carry out precision work in manufacturing plants.
 
Working Conditions
Millwrights work indoors and outdoors with machine tools and precision instruments requiring a keen eye for a perfect fit. Millwrights sometimes work to specifications requiring tolerances to a thousandth of an inch. They work primarily in metal.
 
Wages
Beginning apprentices start at approximately 75 percent of the journey-level wage. Upon successful completion of required class work and on-the-job hours, wages increase usually every six months, until the journey-level rate is achieved.
 
Length of Apprenticeship
The apprenticeship lasts four to five years. Apprentices must complete a minimum of 144 related classroom hours per year and 8,000 on-the-job training hours.
 
Minimum Qualifications
Apprenticeship applicants must be at least 18 years of age. In addition, they must provide proof of high school graduation or general education development (GED) equivalent.
 
Local apprenticeship committees may require additional qualifications.
 
These programs are open only to employees of training agents registered with the local apprenticeship committee.
 
Apprenticeship Committees
MA# 1035 PCC Structurals Large Parts Campus JATC
503-777-8840
Area 1
MA# 1054 Stimson Lumber Company Forest Grove In-House JATC
503-357-2131
Area 1
MA# 1057 OR SW WA Carpenters JATC
503-287-3708
Statewide
MA# 1093 SP Newsprint Co. TATC
503-538-2151
Area 1
MA# 1117 Boise Cascade JATC
503-397-9416
Area 1
MA# 1119 Precision Castparts Corp JATC
503-794-2055
Area 1
MA# 1135
NORTH COAST INDUSTRIAL TRADES JATC
503-842-4007 x3102
Area 1
MA# 1138 PCC Structurals Deer Creek TATC
503-515-1283
Area 1
MA# 2008 Mid-Willamette Industrial Electrical JATC
541-636-5841
Area 2
MA# 2009 Mid-Willamette Industrial TATC
541-917-4621
Area 1, 2
MA# 2038 Georgia Pacific TAC
541-336-8389
Area 2
MA# 3012 Lane County Industrial Maintenance Mechanic JATC
541-746-8411
Area 3
MA# 4007 Douglas/Coos/Curry Industrial JATC
541-440-4605
Area 4
MA# 5002 Jackson County Industrial Trades ATC
541-245-7900
Area 4, 5
MA# 6002 Con Agra Foods TATC
503-278-5854
Area 6
MA# 7004 Central Oregon TATC
541-383-7410
Area 7
MA# 7016 Klamath Basin Industrial TATC
541-882-3521 x235
Area 5
 
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