Millwright - Helper 2
Date published: 6-Dec-2017
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Power
Business Plan: MIL
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch company, provides construction services in the open/merit shop arena. Since 1996, OCI has been an industry leader in building vital infrastructure and provides a comprehensive range of construction services in the areas of power generation, power delivery, telecommunications, and water. Tailored to fit our clients' project-specific needs, services are available through direct hire or subcontract options utilizing open or merit shop labor in support of EPC projects, as well as construction-only work for the water, energy and telecommunications markets.
Assist journeyman in the planning, lay‐out, installation, dismantle, relocation and aligning equipment and machinery in accordance with all plans, specifications, tolerances and industry standards. Perform maintenance as required on plant equipment to be installed as required in contract specifications.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Use appropriate hand and power tools to properly measure, cut, assemble and align machinery and install all other items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications. • Review and verify inventory of equipment/machine components. • Check accuracy of line and grade of existing foundation; prepare foundation for grouting and/or machinery placement; establish and use centerlines and bench marks; establish proper elevation of subsole and sole plates. • Set and align machine components; mix and place all types of grout; Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts. • Properly torque equipment and machinery using various torqueing equipment. • Properly rig equipment and machinery and direct crane operators on placement of same. • Test all installed machinery and equipment and make all necessary adjustments and/or repairs, if any. • Dismantle machines using hammers, wrenches, crowbars and other hand tools. • Move machinery and equipment using hoist, dollies, rollers and trucks. • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools. • Shrink-fit bushings, sleeves, rings, liners, gears, and wheels to specified items, using portable gas heating equipment. • Troubleshoot equipment, electrical components, hydraulics, or other mechanical systems • Assemble and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and turbines; align machines and equipment using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, micrometers, dial indicators, laser, and plumb bobs; assemble machines and attach them to foundations or other structures according to project specifications. • Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested. Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries. Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised. Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional. If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved. • Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions; Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards. • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens). • Understand, support, and follow lockout/tag out procedures. Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training. • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment. • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately. • Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate. • Actively participate in on-the-job training and mentoring opportunities with co-workers in your craft when provided. • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards. • Learn to read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions. • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, assist in planning, installing and/or repair systems in accordance with those plans and specifications. Assist journeymen in laying out work and learn to perform layout independently. • Learn to observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. Notify supervision of any hazards observed and utilize safety stop work authority as needed.
At least 1 year of experience working as a Millwright or similar craft as a helper or a combination of work experience and training, and a working knowledge of the Millwright craft. Developing knowledge of machinery, including mechanical knowledge of gears, pumps, motor rotation and drive systems. Must have the ability to read mechanical drawings and use precision tools. Ability to understand and follow directions. In addition, must have all necessary tools (see Millwright tool list). Must be at least 18 years old. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
NCCER Construction Craft Laborer NCCER Core Curriculum or equivalent Craft Training Program
Facts and Figures
- OCI is moving our Headquarters to the Raleigh, NC Area in the summer of 2015 to allow better alignment with our parent company, Black & Veatch, and one of their engineering execution offices, also located in the Raleigh, NC Area.
- OCI has a presence in several key markets across the US and has the capabilities and infrastructure to fully execute complex EPC projects domestically.
- OCI worked a total of 1,722,510 + Man Hours in 2014
- OCI employed over 1,591 Craft Professionals and over 622 Salaried