Millwrights

Millwrights & Machine
Erectors
Local 548

WORK INCLUDES

Millwrights use skills such as welding, rigging, blueprint reading, and mathematics to safely fabricate, install, maintain, and modify industrial machinery. Requires situational awareness, spatial relations, physical fitness, computational reasoning, improvisational problem solving, mechanical intuition, ability to read blueprints, and communication skills.

  • Coal, nuclear, alternative energy power plants
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Food processing
  • Lumber, pulp & paper
  • Petrochemical
  • Mining
  • Steel & alloys
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Agricultural processing
  • Plastic processing
  • Ethanol facilities
  • Mechatronics

EDUCATION

To join an apprenticeship program you must be 18 years of age, achieved a high school diploma or GED, and the physical ability to do the work.

Apprenticeship Training includes 7,000 hours of on-the-job training and five forty hour weeks per year of of related instruction at the LJ Shoften Training Center in St Paul, MN.

Topics of instruction include rigging, welding, applied mathematics, mechanical blueprint reading, layout procedures, machinery installation, shaft alignment, precision optics, conveyors, and professional conduct.

CONTACT

Travis Beck | Business Representative
651-341-4450
[email protected]

Who is SEMNBCT?

The Southeastern Minnesota Building and Construction Trades Council (SEMNBCT) is comprised of local trade unions, and includes union representatives from the entire building and construction industry.

SEMNBCT exists to provide leadership to union members, promote and support the development of advanced knowledge by skilled workers, and offers guidance and support to owners and signatory contractors.