May 02, 2023

Traveling Construction Millwrights Russellville, AR

  • Robinson Construction

Job Description


·         Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.

·         Dismantles machinery or equipment, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools.

·         Moves machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks.

·         Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails, using hand tools and power tools.

·         Constructs foundation for machines, using hand tools and building materials, such as wood cement, and steel.

·         Aligns and positions machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, lasers, and plumb bobs.  Tests machines and equipment and makes necessary adjustments.

·         Assembles machinery and bolts, welds, rivets, or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.

·         Repairs and lubricates machinery and equipment.

·         Selects cables, ropes, chains, pulleys, winches, blocks, and sheaves, according to weight and size of load to be moved.

·         Attaches load with grappling devices, such as loops, wires, ropes, and chains, to crane hook.

·         Sets up, braces, and rigs hoisting equipment, using hand tools and power wrenches.

·         Takes personal responsibility for fostering a safe workplace by following safety policies and procedures.



·         May perform welding tasks.

·         May train others in Millwright job duties.

·         May perform a variety of duties including those of other positions.


EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:                                                                                       

·         High school diploma or GED preferred.

·         Three or more years of Millwright experience.

·         Industrial machine experience (such as a forklift) preferred.

·         Current OSHA 10 or MSHA Certification preferred.

·         TWIC card preferred.



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

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

·         Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings, or other industrial structures.

·         Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

·         Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and construction industrial equipment.

·         Skill in the standard use of tools and equipment of the profession.

·         Ability to work successfully as a team and independently with moderate supervision.

·         Ability to understand and follow directions.

·         Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

·         Ability to visualize a layout by looking at plans and prints.

·         Ability to comprehend and trouble-shoot mechanical systems.



·         Coordinate eye-hand movements with control and precision.

·         Use hands and fingers fully; reach for, manipulate and feel objects; stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.

·         Climb and maintain body balance on ladders, scaffolding, or high structures; and see and hear well (either naturally or with correction).

·         Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

·         Stoop, lay, bend or squat for long periods of time.



·         May be exposed to fumes, dust or other airborne particles.

·         May be exposed to loud noises.

·         Position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and vibrating machinery.

·         May be exposed to extreme outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity or cold and wet conditions.

·         May be exposed to hazardous chemicals.



·         Travel will be required. Must be willing to travel and work from project sites on a nationwide basis for long periods of time.

·         Overtime will be required.

·         Shiftwork may be required.

·         Holiday and weekend work may be required.



Must possess and bring the following hand tools to each job site:

·   Squares

·   Levels

·   Hammers

·   Pry Bars

·   Plumb Bob

·   Wrenches

·   Allen Keys

·   Socket Wrenches

·   Pliers

·   Files

·   Trowels

·   Snips

·   Chisels

·   Pipe Wrenches

·   Clamps

·   Punches

·   Reamers





Management Discretion:  The job duties and requirements that this document describes may be altered or supplemented at any time at the sole discretion of Robinson Construction.


Employment at Will:  This document does not create an employment contract, either express or implied.  All employment is employment-at-will.




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