Website Turner Industries

Millwright Job Highlights

Title Millwright
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Muscle Shoals, AL, United States
Company Turner Industries

Company Profile

Turner Industries provides a single solution in heavy industrial construction, maintenance, turnaround, pipe and module fabrication, equipment, rigging and specialized transportation, and associated specialty services.

Job Profile

The company is looking to hire a Millwright who will install or maintain machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, drawings, and written instructions in industrial establishments.

No per diem or relocation is available for this position, the successful candidate will be a current resident in/near the area.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants may be required a High School Diploma
  • Must have industry-recognized (or equivalent) certification in either Millwright Mechanic or Electrical/Instrumentation trades

Work Experience

  • Possess 4 years of experience in specified skill (depending on mechanic level)
  • NCCER Preferred – Pre-employment NCCER testing (required)

Qualification Standards-

  • Written pre-employment qualification test
  • Post-offer drug/alcohol screen and physical evaluation
  • Job site safety requirements as required by the client (clean shaven, long sleeves, steel toe boots, etc.)
  • Safety equipment as required by the client (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, safety harness with lanyard, etc.)


  • Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Dismantles machines.
  • Moves machinery and equipment.
  • Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafting, conveyors, pumps, compressors, extruders, turbines, and blowers.
  • Aligns machines and equipment using the reverse alignment method.
  • Assembles machines and bolts, welds, rivets, or otherwise fastens them to the foundation or other structures.
  • May operate engine lathe to grind, file and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
  • May repair and lubricate machines and equipment.
  • May be involved in the grouting activity for equipment base plates.


May be required to provide the following-

  • Combination Wrenches ¼ – 1 ½
  • Channel Locks
  • Vice Grips
  • Hammer (Ball pein and 48 oz)
  • C-Clamps (2)
  • Pliers (needle nose, slip joint)
  • Snap ring pliers
  • Linemans pliers (Kliens)
  • Hex Keys (mm and SAE)
  • Crescent Wrench
  • Center punch
  • Combination Square
  • Tape Measure (25ft)
  • Feeler Gauges
  • Micrometer
  • Screwdrivers (Flat and Philips)
  • Dial Caliper
  • Line Up Bar (Pry Bar)
  • Dial indicator alignment set
  • 12″ machinist scale
  • 98° level (12″)
  • Mag Base
  • Mirror
  • Flashlight
  • Scribe
  • Combination Wrenches (9mm-32mm)
  • Ratchet 3/8 – ½
  • Sockets ¼- 1 ½ (3/8 & ½ drive)
  • Sockets 9mm-36mm (3/8 and ½ drive)

Physical Demands

  • Climbing ladders, scaffolds, structures, etc. above and below ground level.
  • Maintaining balance on ladders, scaffold structures, etc.
  • Reaching in all directions, handling and manipulating objects and materials.
  • Coordinating the movements of eyes, hands, and fingers to operate tools and equipment.
  • Lifting 30 to 50 pounds from ground level, waist level, or overhead.
  • Carrying objects, tools, equipment, etc.
  • Standing, sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, crouching/squatting, crawling, seeing with or without correction, hearing with or without correction.

Mental Involvement

  • Following set procedures and standards
  • Applying basic mathematical skills
  • Planning work and selecting the proper tools
  • Comparing and understanding differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects
  • Picturing and evaluating solid objects from drawing or diagrams using standards that can be measured or checked
  • Following oral or written directions, plans, and blueprints, reading, writing, ability to recognize and report safety hazards

Work Environment

  • Industrial construction sites – uneven ground level, obstructed pathways, work performed at low or high elevations, work performed in confined areas
  • Predominately outdoor climate, and may be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather, excessive humidity, rain, etc., various noise levels caused by tools, machinery, equipment, etc., potential exposure to chemical substances


  • The company offers health, dental, vision, life, short/long-term disability, and 401(k)

Employer’s Statement

Turner Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law.

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