Millwright in Alliance, OH at PTC Alliance

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

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Job Description

Job Summary: 

PTC Alliance, a premier steel tube manufacturer, is seeking a Millwright for our Alliance, OH facility. We are looking for a skilled Millwright who has experience with industrial and manufacturing equipment maintenance. We operate a safe, clean facility and consider security and safety our top priorities, so we are looking for a professional whose values reflect our own.

Candidate must be able to work all shifts.  Hourly rate is current union contract rate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The qualified candidate will inspect, repair, replace, install, adjust and maintain all mechanical equipment in the steel mill environment.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed repair drawings related to manufacturing equipment and machinery
  • Dismantle equipment when required for repair or transportation and reassemble it at the appropriate time
  • Move equipment to appropriate site for repair or maintenance to avoid contamination or workplace safety hazards
  • Align and calibrate machinery and equipment parts as required for efficient and safe operation
  • Grind, file and weld machinery parts both on-site and in controlled circumstances
  • Replace defective parts of a machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs.
  • Test unit to evaluate its mechanical operation.
  • Repair and lubricate machines and equipment.
  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools.

Insert shims, adjust the tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Trade School Certificate for Millwright Course, Associate's Degree or equivalent experience is required.
  • Three to Five years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience with mechanical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and welding is required.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Basic shop math skills. Must be able to pass pre-employment tests. 
  • Basic computer and communications skills needed.
  • Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine and preventative maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.


Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: 

Employee must possess a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.




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