Journeyman Millwrights

DL Jones Construction | Wahpeton, ND

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Posted Date 7/01/2024

DL Jones Construction is looking for Millwrights for a project located in Wahpeton, North Dakota. 


  • Minimum 3 years progressive experience in the role 

Shift Information 

  • Schedule is (6) 12 hr days M-S 
  • Must be willing to work weekends and some nights may be required 

Brief Description:

The Millwright’s role is to maintain or construct industrial machinery and equipment such as that which would be related to conveyors, pumps, machinery, tanks, and motors. This is achieved by reading blueprints and schematic drawings, dismantling and overhauling of machinery and equipment, leveling and aligning using precision tools, and assemble/installing of machinery and equipment. The Millwright will apply proven abilities to work with in precise limits or standards of accuracy, the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work, safety, planning, decision making, and problem solving skills on a daily basis to meet the basic requirements of a DL Jones Construction Millwright employee.



  • Assemble and install all machinery and equipment
  • Dismantle machinery and equipment
  • Troubleshoot mechanical equipment and piping systems and determine the root cause of equipment failures.
    Replacing defective parts of machinery and equipment
  • Adjusting clearances
  • Alignment of all machinery and equipment
  • Use laser alignment machine to align equipment and machinery
  • Use dial indicators
  • Utilize hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks to install various types of equipment
  • Aligning machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, and plumb bobs.
  • Operate cranes, boom trucks and man lifts
  • Possess good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to take direction, and adapt to rapidly changing priorities 
  • Preform other related duties as assigned by the Project Superintendent.


Physical Demand/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to see, talk and hear.
  • This position will require one to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, work at heights without fear, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • This position will one to occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
  • Visual Acuity: must be adequate to perform all required tasks in a safe manner. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require use of ear plugs on occasion.
  • Work condition is outside environment (job site/field site) that may have inclement weather conditions.
  • The incumbent is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, vehicles, and equipment.


The above job description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not however, be construed as a complete job listing of all duties, which may be required from day-to-day. 

Salary31.00 Hour
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered
Per Diem Amount
Hrs per week
Project length
2 Months
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