Millwright Lead

Heartland Millwrights

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Posted Date 6/07/2024

Heartland Millwrights is seeking Lead with 7+ years of experience to lead field teams of up to 5 to 10 millwrights. This person will have a high level of interaction with the customer, maintain communication with the administrative team, and train and mentor the millwrights you are overseeing. You must be able to navigate basic Microsoft tools easily; experience with construction manager software is strongly preferred. We offer company paid health insurance, LTD, and PTO. We run a defined number of crews year-round; this is not shutdown work. We average 50-60 hours per week, working 6 days a week on longer term projects. The pay range is $29-$31/hour. Must reside in: IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, MI, MN, OH, OK, WI

You must have all of the following:

  • 7+ years of holding the millwright job title.
  • 5+ years’ experience leading teams
  • Skilled at customer service in an industrial setting
  • Ability to navigate basic Microsoft applications (Word, basic Excel, Outlook); Construction management software experience highly preferred.
  • Complete, organized, timely documentation.
  • Deeply invested in site safety.
  • Willingness to travel 100% of the time.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Skilled at delegating the right task to the right person.
  • Thoroughly competent enough to train others’ in all relevant skillsets, such as welding, equipment operation, all power tools, etc.

Area of industry experience; exposure to at least half of these industries:

  • Bull millwright
  • Precision millwright
  • Steel Erection
  • Agriculture: grain, seed, feed, fertilizer, ethanol
  • Conveying: Fabricated, belt, MDR, assembly
  • Packaging/parcel/logistics
  • Food Industry: food, beverage, canning, bottling
  • Assembly of Equipment
  • Rigging, Crane usage
  • Welding: Structural, process piping, fabrication
  • Maintenance work
  • Manufacturing
  • Shutdown work
  • Basic construction


Heartland Millwrights operates around 3 principles:

Professionalism – We are in contact with customers and end users every day it is imperative for all employees to represent our company and themselves in the highest regards. We also expect each employee who works for Heartland Millwrights to possess a professional approach to developing their skills, becoming better, and growing.

Contribution – In-order to achieve maximum results in the most efficient manner we must all contribute equally; be willing to help develop others we work with and have the intuition and motivation to step up without being called on and especially when called on to do so.

Safety – Safety is not a program or policy within our organization, it is the only way we do business. There is no compromise for unsafe work practices and each employee is expected to maintain a high level of safety and awareness both at work and at home.


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