Trades people who work as construction millwrights basically perform the same tasks as industrial mechanics, but must obtain additional licensing for training. As well, construction millwrights often work for more than one employer in a year, at various locations, in order to execute the initial installation of industrial plant equipment.
Specific responsibilities include:
1. Installing, maintaining, retrofitting and removing conveyor
systems and other manufacturing equipment
2. Assembling or disassembling turbines and generators
in power plants
3. Performing precision work in nuclear plants
4. Rigging and moving heavy equipment and machinery
5. Placing, setting and aligning heavy equipment
6. Certified welding (C.W.B.)
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Construction millwrights must also undergo extensive health and safety awareness training, and develop additional proficiencies in the areas of heavy rigging and machinery moving.