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Industrial Mechanic Millwright

Maintaining and repairing stationary industrial machinery, mechanical equipment, and automated and robotic systems in industrial plants and factories.

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Why is this skill important?

Industrial Mechanic Millwrights are most often involved with installing, maintaining, repairing, and removing stationary industrial machinery, mechanical equipment and/or automated and robotic systems in industrial plants and factories.

They will plan and design, select and install, commission, test, report, maintain, and fault find, applying skills in problem solving and a deep body of knowledge. This covers working to provide a safe installation and maintenance service, in accordance with relevant standards, diagnosing malfunctions, and commissioning stand-alone industrial mechanical and automated systems.

Could this skill be for you?

If you like:

  • Making things
  • Craftsmanship
  • Using tools

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The Challenge

Important elements of the challenge include:

  • Industrial mechanic millwrights are typically involved with installing, maintaining, repairing and removing machinery and equipment in industrial plants and factories.

  • Planning and design of mechanical industrial systems are key to this Skill.

  • Mechanical industrial systems commission are re-tested and troubleshot.

  • Judges are looking for Competitors with concentration, precision, accuracy and attention to detail.

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How to compete

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