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Millwright Apprentice Opportunity in Hamilton

The Millwright Apprentice will be responsible for maintaining the equipment in all areas of the facility.  This individual is to perform a variety of skilled maintenance. The main responsibility will be to provide technical support and assistance to the operations and management team whenever required. The individual will work closely with operations, quality, as well as the health and safety department to collaboratively make continual improvements in day to day operations.

Reporting to the Regional Maintenance Manager, this role is responsible for repairs of plant equipment, machines, and cranes. In this role you will be responsible to set up, adjust and operate machine shop tools and equipment. You will ensure company safety policies are adhered to and safe work habits are utilized by all department personnel and visitors.

Key responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Repairs plant equipment, machines, and cranes.
  • Sets up, adjusts and operates machine shop tools and equipment.
  • Uses welding equipment as necessary to heat, shrink, anneal, cut, weld or burn.
  • Prepares reports on daily basis
  • Implementing preventative maintenance program.
  • Requisitions needed parts and supplies.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
  • Complies with the designated QS:9001 responsibilities, environmental management system, health & safety and company rules and guidelines.
  • Ensures company safety policies are adhered to and safe work habits are utilized by all department personnel and visitors.
  • Wears personal protective equipment (PPE) as required at all times.
  • Maintains a high standard of general housekeeping


  • Must be a 2nd year, registered 433A Millwright Apprentice
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of related experience (welding, fabricating, hydraulic and pneumatic experience)
  • Willing to work shift work
  • Self-starter with a strong initiative
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, overhead cranes with VFDs, and DC drive controls
  • Must be able to communicate in both written and spoken English
  • Able to read and interpret electrical drawings is an asset
  • Ability to weld stick and mig is an asset
  • Motor and/or drive shop experience is an asset
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Strong understanding and conscious of safe work practices

Quality System Requirements (Authority and Responsibility)

  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process and quality system.
  • Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through designated channels.
  • Verify the implementation of solutions.
  • Control further processing, delivery, or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • Represent the needs of the customer in internal functions in addressing QS 9000 requirements.

Tools & Equipment Used on the Job

  • Power Tools, Tools, Small equipment, Cranes, Forklift

Education and Certification

  • Completion of post-secondary education, University / College education
  • Registered Training Agreement in 433A Industrial Millwright
  • Level 1 schooling completed

What The Employer Offers:

  • Full-time employment with opportunities to grow and learn within a team environment in a sustainable and growing economic environment.
  • Competitive compensation package

You are applying to a position that has been posted through Support Ontario Youth. It is an organization that screens apprentices for employers. 


How to apply:

Click on the link to complete the mandatory online application AND assessment: https://secure.jobtimize.com/fit/initial.jsp?PositionTypeID=118799

 Attach a detailed cover letter and resume. 

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