JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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BAY CITY, TX 77414 - US


 ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Millwright Helper for a for a Baseload position located in Markham., Texas.

Position Summary

A Millwright Helper will assist with the installation, assembly, dismantling, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of machinery at a combined-cycle power plant. They will work on construction of a heat recovery exchange generator (HRSG), Gas and steam turbines, large industrial generators, and other miscellaneous machinery involved.

Qualification Highlights

  • Must be able to meet all physical demands – see below.
  • Must have experience using industrial hand tools and power tools
  • Must have tools – see tool list attachment
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to work 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 of  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 alongs 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.
  • Preferred candidate will have experience working as a Millwright helper on a combined-cycle power plant.
  • 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 and lifting. 
  • Will talk and hear to communicate. 
  • Must have good dexterity with hands and fingers to perform the precision adjustments of machinery parts and controls.
  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull:  objects, materials, controls and tools. 
  • May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. 
  • Will occasionally work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work off of platforms. 
  • Will use vision abilities to focus, see short and long distances, colors, depth perception and peripheral vision. 
  • Must be capable of working out side in the elements including but not limited to the heat, cold, rain, snow and wind; and must be able to work for long period of times up to 12 hours a day.

Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and steel-toe boots

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


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