JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
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ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Helper Millwright 3 for new construction work in Freeport,TX.


Position Summary

A Helper Millwright 3 will assist with the installation, assembly, dismantling, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of machinery.


Qualification Highlights

  • Must have 1-12 months of experience as in Helper Millwright.
  • Must be able to meet all physical demands – see below.
  • Must have experience using industrial hand tools and power tools
  • Must have tools – list will be provided
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to work 7 days as needed


Position Responsibilities

  • Works with industry-specific and high complex precision machines including but not limited to ball mills, ID fans, lube coil skids, turbines, conveyors, generators, hydraulic systems, pumps, gears, bearings, compressors, etc.
  • Uses precision leveling and alignment tools in order to measure angles, material thickness and small distances with calipers, squares, micrometers, optical instruments and other tools.
  • Assist with fitting bearings, align gears and wheels, attach motors and connect belts according to manufacturer’s blueprints and drawings
  • Assist with the dismantling of machines using hammers, wrenches, crowbars and other hand tools
  • Assist with the Assembly and installation of equipment such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails
  • Assists with the Assembly of machines using bolts, welds, rivets and fastens machinery to foundations or other structures using hand tools and power tools.
  • Operates engine lathes, grinders, and files.
  • May assist with construction of foundations for machinery
  • Assist with, and Fabricates and installs parts, equipment and machinery by measuring, cutting, drilling and/or welding
  • Assist with alignments, turning machine parts to dimensional specifications
  • Assist with the unloading, inspecting, moving and setting of equipment into position using cranes, hoists, dollies, rollers and trucks
  • Uses rigging and hoisting devices such as chokers, chain falls and come along to move equipment / materials into place
  • Conducts preventative maintenance such as lubrication and fixing or repairing worn parts.
  • Follows direction from supervisor


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and power tools.
  • Knowledge of industrial machinery and equipment
  • Understand load properties of cables, ropes, hoists, and chains.
  • Organization and time management
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Good aptitude and manual dexterity
  • Knowledge of math concepts, geometry, and layout
  • Good reading comprehension
  • Ability to work with others – team player
  • Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors
  • Commitment to Zachry values and safety rules and regulations


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer experience with industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance of Power Generation machines and equipment.
  • The preferred candidate will have experience working as a Millwright helper on a new construction project.
  • Zachry ROF’ed employee.
  • Former Zachry Employee.
  • Basic Computer efficiency
  • Formal/technical education.


Reports to Position

This position does not have any direct reports.


Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting and lifting. 
  • Will talk and hear to communicate. 
  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull:  objects, materials, controls and tools. 
  • May be required to pick up, lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. 
  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off of platforms/scaffolding using the appropriate fall protection requirements.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold and wind) while wearing appropriate PPE.
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/spoggles, ear plugs, masks/respirators, hi-vis safety vests, leather gloves and leather steel-toed work boots. 

Required Tools- list to be provided.

ZACHRY is dedicated to providing a Safe and Drug-Free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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