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Gavilon Millwright in Creston, Iowa

  • Millwright

  • MILLW01865


Creston, IA

Creston, IA, USA


*Job Summary: *

The Millwright has direct responsibility for providing maintenance support to a group of locations/facilities. The position is responsible for the up-keep of the facility which includes equipment repair and overall maintenance. Heavy travel is required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Repair/assist in repair of equipment and machinery at facility locations
  • Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machinery and equipment
  • Operate maintenance hand and power tools
  • Position steel beams to support bedplates of machines and equipment using blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures
  • Install new equipment, fabricate and weld as necessary
  • Move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks
  • Work within company safety guidelines
  • Comply with the organization’s EHS Policy and all other EHS practices, programs and procedures
  • Complete required EHS System and EHS Management system training successfully
  • Participate in the EHS Management System by reporting incidents or near misses
  • Attend healthy and safety meetings, reporting problems and recommend improvements
  • Inform supervisor or instructor of any safety hazards, environmental issues or system deficiencies in the workplace
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings and completing assignments

Other Job Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to work and interact well with others
  • 5 years’ experience as millwright or maintenance department experience preferred
  • Strong skills in fabrication and welding
  • Experience with hydraulics and electronics a plus
  • Accreditations in the field or a trade school a plus

Special Demands:

  • Heavy travel is required
  • Able to lift at least fifty (50) pounds
  • Able to climb ladders and not afraid of heights
  • Clean driving record with ability to obtain CDL if needed
  • Must comply with company policies and safety regulations
  • Frequent hands-on and labor intensive job duties are required

Posted: April 9, 2021