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Occupational Report for Millwrights (49-9044) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

Employment Outlook for Millwrights
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable, but limited, employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Millwrights There are 37 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Millwright - Island City 8/29/14 Island City DOE
Millwright - Elgin 8/29/14 Elgin $23.65/hr
Millwright 8/28/14 Roseburg $20.00/hr DOE
Machine Repairer-Millwright 8/27/14 Mcminnville DOE
Millwright 8/25/14 John Day $17.42/hr
Millwright 8/21/14 Lyons DOE
Travel Millwright (Contract in Washington) 8/19/14 Springfield DOE, Neg.
Maintenance Technician 8/15/14 Bend $21.00/hr
Millwright 8/13/14 Gilchrist $18.07/hr to $25.14/hr DOE
Millwright 8/8/14 Madras DOE
Multicraft Millwright 8/7/14 Newberg $27.73/hr to $29.71/hr
Millwright 7/31/14 Gilchrist DOE
Lead Millwright (Advm) 7/25/14 Sherwood $20.00/hr to $24.00/hr
Millwright 7/24/14 Chester $23.00/hr
Combination Maintenance 7/18/14 Eugene $21.43/hr to $24.51/hr Neg.
Welders/Fabricators/Mechanics 7/18/14 Roseburg $18.00/hr
Construction Millwright 7/18/14 Roseburg $16.00/hr to $20.00/hr DOE
Miillwright 7/17/14 Longview $18.00/hr DOE
Millwright (ADVM) 7/7/14 Portland $19.00/hr to $25.00/hr DOE
Millwright 6/30/14 Tillamook DOE
Millwright 6/26/14 Boardman $21.40/hr
Journey Level Millwright 6/26/14 Springfield $22.85/hr
Millwright 6/24/14 White City $15.00/hr to $19.00/hr DOE
Millwright 6/23/14 Eugene DOE
Millwrights, Welders, Industrial Laborers 6/19/14 Lebanon $18.00/hr to $20.00/hr DOE
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Job Openings from the Web for Millwrights The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 2 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 2 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Journey Level Millwright - Lebanon OR 8/19/14 Lebanon Weyerhaeuser
Millwright 8/2/14 Harrisburg Eagle Plywood
State of Oregon License Information for Millwrights No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Millwrights
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $17.34 $21.51 $27.20 $32.72 $36.31 $27.08 $56,326
Multnomah / Washington 17.64 22.30 27.56 33.02 36.39 27.45 57,086
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 14.29 16.61 19.47 21.59 22.87 18.80 39,110
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Millwrights
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 762 909 147 19.3% 15 12 27
Multnomah / Washington 428 526 98 22.9% 10 7 17
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 99 120 21 21.2% 2 2 4
Jackson / Josephine 70 78 8 11.4% 1 1 2
Lane 50 60 10 20.0% 1 1 2
Clackamas 43 53 10 23.3% 1 1 2
Douglas 22 27 5 22.7% 0 0 0
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 21 26 5 23.8% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 18 21 3 16.7% 0 0 0
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 8 11 3 37.5% 0 0 0
Coos / Curry 5 6 1 20.0% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 5 6 1 20.0% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 5 6 1 20.0% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 3 3 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Klamath / Lake 2 2 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Millwrights
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 762
Total All Industries Private 733
Construction Private 471
Construction of Buildings Private 56
Nonresidential Building Construction Private 56
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction Private 24
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction Private 20
Specialty Trade Contractors Private 391
Building Equipment Contractors Private 381
Building Finishing Contractors Private 10
Manufacturing Private 176
Food Manufacturing Private 12
Wood Product Manufacturing Private 13
Sawmills and Wood Preservation Private 13
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Private 11
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Private 11
Primary Metal Manufacturing Private 74
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing Private 25
Foundries Private 38
Machinery Manufacturing Private 51
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing Private 51
Transportation and Warehousing Private 52
Support Activities for Transportation Private 52
Support Activities for Water Transportion Private 52
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 12
Administrative and Support Services Private 12
Employment Services Private 12
Other Services (except Government) Private 18
Repair and Maintenance Private 18
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance Private 18
Total All Industries Local 29
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 29
Educational Requirements for Millwrights The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, an apprenticeship is typically needed to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Millwrights
  • Align Gears
  • Apply Alternating Current (Ac) Theory
  • Apply Analog Electronics Theory
  • Apply Basic Plumbing
  • Apply Drafting And Mechanical Drawing Knowledge And Techniques
  • Apply Electrical Codes
  • Apply Electrical Principles
  • Apply Hydraulics Principles
  • Apply Pressure Vessel And Piping Technology
  • Assemble And Install Industrial Machines
  • Calibrate Or Balance Equipment And Machinery
  • Develop Maintenance Schedules
  • Fit Bearings
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Form, Pour, And Finish Concrete
  • Install And Adjust Electromechanical Control Instruments
  • Install And Repair Electronic Equipment
  • Install Electrical And Electronic Cable And Wiring
  • Interpret And Apply Service And Repair Manuals
  • Lay Out Large Repair And Maintenance Projects
  • Maintain Tools And Equipment Used In Industrial Repair
  • Maintain Welding Machines And Equipment
  • Maneuver Heavy Objects
  • Operate Cranes, Hoists, Or Mechanical Booms
  • Operate Pneumatic Test Equipment
  • Operate Soldering Equipment
  • Order Parts
  • Perform Basic Carpentry
  • Perform Combination Welding
  • Perform Detailed Welding Techniques
  • Perform Safety Inspections In Manufacturing Or Repair Setting
  • Read Blueprints And Technical Drawings
  • Read Repair Work Orders
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • Repair And Maintain Industrial Production And Processing Machinery
  • Set Guy Wires For Yard Equipment
  • Use Acetylene Torch
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Control And Regulating Devices To Adjust And Maintain Industrial Machinery
  • Use Electrical Test Equipment
  • Use Electronic Test Equipment
  • Use Gauges And Other Measuring Devices To Test Electrical Equipment
  • Use Geometry
  • Use Pneumatic Tools
  • Use Precision Measuring Devices In Mechanical Repair Work
  • Use Pressure Gauges
  • Weld Metal Parts
Schools and Training Providers for Millwrights The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Tillamook Bay Community College
4301 Third St.
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: (503) 842-8222
Programs of Training:
Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: (541) 276-1260
Programs of Training:
Apprenticeship Division
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite1045
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (971) 673-0761
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Millwrights These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Clackamas Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College
Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Rogue Community College
Tillamook Bay Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Millwrights matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 47%
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 40%
Mechanical Door Repairers 32%
Maintenance And Repair Workers, General 32%
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 31%
Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Workers, All Other 31%
Rail Car Repairers 31%
Motorboat Mechanics And Service Technicians 30%