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This is a four-year program. Apprentices complete 8000 hours of OJT and 576 hours of related classroom training.
Millwrights install and maintain conveyer systems, escalators, giant electrical turbines and generators. They also maintain machinery in factories and carry out precision work in manufacturing plants.
Millwrights usually work indoors on installation and maintenance work. Duties can also involve working on the outside of buildings and other structures. The working environment can often be noisy.
Average Journeyman Wage
Statewide: $27.40/Hr. Douglas County: $23.67/Hr.
- Must be 18 years of age
- Completion of 10th grade
- Current employee of an approved training agent
The apprenticeship agreement combines both the on-the-job experience and classroom related training instruction over a period of four years. A minimum of 144 hours of related training per year is recommended.
Once an applicant has been selected by the employer and is indentured into the apprenticeship program the training begins. After successful completion of training requirements the State of Oregon will issue a Journey-level Millwright Card.
Be sure to read the standards for the apprenticeship program to ensure you understand and meet the requirements.
View / Download Industrial Maintenance Millwright Standards
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
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