Maintenance Mechanic/ Millwright
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(Suspended due to low enrollment)
Maintenance mechanic/millwright apprentices plan, assemble, install, move, inspect, maintain, troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of equipment in order to keep manufacturing operations running productively and efficiently. They understand the characteristics and requirements of pneumatics and hydraulics, electricity, concrete, mechanical systems, power and transmission systems, carpentry, and lifting and moving. They use a wide variety of power tools and equipment and hand tools to carry out their work safely and efficiently. They read blueprints, manuals, and specifications to install and repair equipment. They communicate effectively and are good team members.
- Specify and install concrete.
- Plan installation of equipment.
- Install equipment with good quality work in a reasonable amount of time.
- Troubleshoot equipment problems, identify corrective action, and affect the repairs.
- Set up and implement programmed maintenance schedules to maximize efficiency.
- Communicate effectively with customers, employer, and other workers.
- Calculate costs, time, & materials for a job.
- Read plans, drawings and specifications with accuracy and use them to plan and complete work.
- Use appropriate personal and public safety considerations.
- Follow respective codes and manufactures requirements.
Minimum Requirements for Applicants / Employers of Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprenticeship
The apprenticeship applicant and employer must complete the following to be considered a qualified applicant:
Please submit the information listed above to:
Kathy O'Sullivan, District Representative
Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards
402 North 8 th Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Term of Apprenticeship
The Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprenticeship Program is four years in length, with 8,000 hours of planned work experience including 576 hours of paid related instruction at Southwest Tech.