Millwrights Apprenticeship

Millwright smiling and workingApprenticeship Program - Millwrights

Trade Coordinator: Randall Tyle
Phone: 541-344-6473

Apprenticeship Opportunities Statewide

Job Description
Millwrights install and maintain conveyer systems, escalators, giant electrical turbines and generators. They also maintain machinery in factories and carry out precision work in manufacturing plants.


  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of one year of high school algebra with a grade of 'C' or better (or equivalent)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • This program is open only to employees of training agents registered with the local apprenticeship committee.

*Local apprenticeship committee may require additional qualifications.

Working Conditions
Millwrights work indoors and outdoors with machine tools and precision instruments requiring a keen eye for a perfect fit. Millwrights sometimes work to specifications requiring tolerances to a thousandth of an inch. They work primarily in metal.

Average Journey-level Wage
$34.05 per hour

Recommended High School or College Courses

  • Trade Skills Fundamentals
  • Electrical Wiring for the Trades
  • Welding

Length of Apprenticeship
The apprenticeship agreement combines both the on-the-job experience and classroom related training instruction over a period of four years. A minimum of 144 hours of related training per year is recommended and 8,000 on-the-job training hours .

Associate of Applied Science Degree - ** Catalog Listing
Lane's AAS degree in Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship can be earned once a student meets the requirements for both related training and general education. 


faculty pic - Bob Revell
Bob Revell
Bldg 8 Rm 114
Hours: Mon-Thurs 5-6 pm
Phone: 541-463-5501