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Certificate of Qualification 426A

Construction Millwright

A Construction Millwright is a skilled tradesperson who installs, maintains, and repairs industrial machinery and equipment used in various industries. They use a variety of tools and equipment to assemble, install, and align machineries, such as conveyor systems, turbines, and generators, ensuring that the equipment operates efficiently and safely. Construction Millwrights must have a good understanding of technical drawings and schematics and be able to troubleshoot and diagnose problems with machinery. They work in a variety of settings, including factories, power plants, and construction sites, and must follow strict safety regulations to prevent accidents and injuries.

Required Skills & Features

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong hand-eye coordination

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to plan and visualize

Minimum Standards

  • Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)


8000 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by three 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.

Employment Areas

  • Heavy Industrial Construction

  • Institutional and Commercial Construction

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interpret technical drawings and execute mathematical calculations.

  • Employ both hand and power tools, as well as operate forklifts, booms, low-capacity cranes, and other equipment.

  • Choose and effectively utilize materials and fasteners.

  • Perform various fabrication techniques including welding, brazing, soldering, rigging, and hoisting.

  • Install material handling systems and commission machinery, including automated robotic systems.

  • Install bearings, seals, packing, pipe systems, valves, fans, blowers, as well as electric and electronic controls, and pneumatic and hydraulic systems.


Certified Tradesperson Wage:
Approx: $46/Hr


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