Careers: Millwrights


This job is right for you if….

You enjoy installing, dismantling, maintaining, repairing, and reassembling machinery in factories, power plants, and construction sites.

Fast Facts:

A millwright is a high-precision craftsman or skilled tradesman. They work with and install large pumps, values, rollers, turbines, rotors, fans, and more!

What They Do:

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

Technical Skills:

  • watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working
  • installing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs

They Do Well At Jobs That Need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Stress Tolerance

Median Hourly Earnings:


Job Types Include:

  • Industrial Mechanic 
  • Construction Worker

Maine Based Resources To Get Training: Millwrights

Entry-Level Education 


Currently, there are several vocational trade schools that have specialized classes in industrial manufacturing. 

Maine Community College System

Community Colleges offer programs like an Associate’s degree in Electrical Construction & Maintenance as well as Industrial Maintenance.

University of Maine- Mechanical Engineering Technology

Post-Secondary Training

Eastern Millwright Regional Council

Offering extensive training for continued experience. 

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