Cambridge, Ontario
Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16928
Job Description

Our client located in Cambridge, Ontario is currently seeking a Millwright. 

This will be rotating shifts - Days, Afternoons and Nights REQUIRED.

Payrate will be $35.38 per hour

.80 cents added to afternoon shift and $1.00 added to night shift.

This is a permanent hire, after 3 months you will receive benefits and after 6 months you will qualify for a savings plan.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Millwright is responsible for, but not limited to, Diagnose and remedy any mechanical, pneumatic or hydraulic problems.


  • Must hold a valid Ontario License Certificate of Qualification issued by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities or serve a bona fide apprenticeship of 8000 hours or who has eight years of practical experience in the skilled trade classification in which he/she claims journey person designation and can prove same.
  • Certified Lift Truck Driver.
  • Health and Safety related training.



  • Perform all duties as outlined by the Provincial Government in accordance with Regulated Trade 433A Industrial Mechanic Millwright.
  • Possess all hand tools that are common to the trade.
  • Work and perform preventive maintenance on all welders, weld fixtures and all other equipment in the facility.
  • Able to read, interpret and use micrometers, verniers, etc.
  • Conversant with the operation and use of machine tools, lathes, mills, grinder drills, etc.
  • Have working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Capable of lining up shafts and couplings, motors and drivers, etc.
  • Able to scrape and bed bearings ways, slides and gibs.
  • Able to determine cause of breakdowns and establish actions for remedy.
  • Should possess knowledge for evaluation by sound and/or visual appearance on press performance. (ie. hitting too hard, off-loaded on one Pittman and report condition before unnecessary damage is caused).
  • Conversant with trouble-shooting on all automatic lube systems and be capable of determining if lubrication is getting to all points of the machine.
  • Capable of removing broken pieces of equipment and repairing by welding or the complete refit and reassemble of replacement parts.
  • Able to establish wear points and determine the amount of slop as it relates to crankshaft bearings, Pittman bearings, knuckle joints, etc.
  • Able to complete overhauls and major repairs to all plant machinery and equipment.
  • Have working knowledge of air logic controls (pneumatic)
  • Have working knowledge of hydraulic logic controls.
  • Should be capable of slinging, unloading and/or dismantling heavy pieces of equipment in an efficient and safe manner (both to other works and equipment).
  • Knowledge of lifting capacities of various types of cables, slings, chokes, shackles and related lifting gears. Know when it is in safe, usable condition.
  • Knowledge of the load capacities of weighted chains at the various angles of lift that may be involved in hook-up of their load.
  • Capable of levelling up machine foundations, grouting in, if necessary, and levelling to very precise measurements, all types of heavy equipment during installation.
  • Capable of reading and following instruction manuals in detail, together with blueprints, drawings and sketches, to carry out the proper installation and set up of heavy or light equipment.
  • Capable of dismantling, match marking, and identifying all component parts of equipment that have to be dismantled for moving or shipping to other plants for easy re- assembling.
  • Should be capable of shrinking the rods to proper tension, carrying out detailed instructions from manufacturer's recommendations and set up gibs, bearing clearances to facilitate installation.
  • Able to use acetylene equipment, such as torches, or propane torches or arc gouging torches, together with the proper use of cal rod elements (if used for shrinking of tie rods). Be able to perform all welding functions and brazing.
  • Capable of accurate floor layout, to be able to layout mounting holes for lagging down of equipment/moving equipment into place, having holes lined up.
  • Should be capable of performing all of the above with a minimum of supervisory assistance and should be able to guide an apprentice and helper/improver.
  • Work in compliance with the Safety Act and regulations [section 28 (1)(a)];

We are proud to support the full inclusion of persons with disabilities as set out in the Ontario  Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. We are committed to ensuring the workplace is free from discrimination. During our hiring process, we will notify job applicants that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected job applicant requests accommodation, we will consult with the individual and provide or arrange for the appropriate accommodation taking into account the applicant’s disability-related needs.

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role, please submit your resume to [email protected] or fax to 905-231-3860

We are an equal opportunity employer


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