Millwright Mechanic

Website Metro Group

Millwright Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Millwright Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Company Metro Group

Company Profile

Metro Group is a premier metal recycling and transloading company. The Group provides both drop-off recycling services located throughout the Wasatch Front and recycling container services for industrial, manufacturing, and fabricating companies that produce scrap metals through their day-to-day processes. In addition, it also offers on-site or mobile clean-up solutions for businesses, farms/ranches, or industrial sites.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Millwright Mechanic to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 3 years of proven experience or comparable field preferably within the Industrial Maintenance industry


  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, levels, lasers, and plumb bobs
  • Align, level, and anchor machinery
  • Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving, using hand and power tools
  • Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms, using bolts and clamps
  • Complete assigned work within a given timeframe and according to specifications
  • Complete housekeeping duties in assigned area or project area daily and/or when required
  • Complete required paperwork
  • Comply with standards and procedures of Metro Group INC’s Health and Safety program, including job safety analyses, Risk assessments, etc. Assure compliance of team members
  • Construct and/or repair machine foundations using hand tools and building materials such as wood, cement, grout, and steel
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain falls, overhead frames, and other equipment
  • Controlling Machines and Processes ‘ using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (including computers or vehicles)
  • Dismantle and store rigging equipment after use
  • Dismantle machinery and equipment for shipment to the installation site, usually performing installation and maintenance work as part of a team
  • Ensure assigned work is understood prior to commencing
  • Experience with conveyors and conveyance systems. Ability to track belts and troubleshoot issues
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • 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
  • Inspect rigging to ensure safety and reliability
  • Install and maintain machinery and equipment using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools
  • Level/ establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment ‘ running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned
  • Replace defective parts of a machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts, adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance, and replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts
  • Select gear such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and certified load ratings
  • Shrink-fit bushings, sleeves, rings, liners, gears, and wheels to specified items, using portable gas heating equipment
  • Signal or verbally direct workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads, in order to ensure the safety of workers and materials
  • Tilt, dip, and turn suspended loads to maneuver over, under, and/or around obstacles, using multi-point suspension techniques


  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required
  • Basic electrical and controls knowledge is a plus
  • Must be mechanically proficient
  • Proficient in stick and wire feed welding processes
  • Working knowledge of Hydraulic systems and ability to troubleshoot


  • 401k w/ Metro matching up to 4% (employees eligible after 1 year of employment)
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Company Holiday Party
  • Company Summer Employee and Family Party
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extra Mile Program
  • Flexible Savings Account/Health Savings Account
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life/AD&D
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Safety Incentives

Other Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license

Employer’s Statement

Metro Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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