Industrial Millwright Technician

Location: Portland, Oregon – United States

Shift: Day Shift (6:45 AM to 3:00 PM)


This position is part of the Portland Site’s Technical Team and plays a role in improving overall reliability and performance of manufacturing and infrastructure equipment. This opportunity is critical to the performance and continued growth of the sites Roofing and Asphalt plant’s.

The Industrial Millwright Technicians primary purpose is maintaining plant equipment at optimum efficiency. The Industrial Millwright Technician will be required to use their troubleshooting skills and experience to resolve mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic (etc.) problems that may occur. The successful candidate would also be responsible for development and training of Maintenance Apprentices and work with operations to improve machine efficiencies.

The successful candidate must be open to completing the state approved LME apprenticeship program, if they do not already have an LME license. In addition, the successful candidate should be flexible on hours of work and shift schedule.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance and repair associated with bearings, shafts, chains, conveyors, belts, sprockets, pumps, and related equipment.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair associated with steam, pneumatic, water, hot oil, asphalt and other related piping equipment.
  • Use and interpret schematics and blueprints related to plant equipment.
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance on equipment and resolve identified issues/problems.
  • Ability to observe a situation, correctly diagnoses the problem, and implements a corrective action, with little or no supervision.
  • Possess industry standard cutting and welding skills, use of torch, stick welding, and wire welding, including understanding of cutting and welding procedures and safety.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of lock out tag out, hot work, line breaking and confined space entry.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of oils and lubrications, rigging of equipment, set-up and alignment of machinery and equipment.
  • Maintain accurate up-to-date maintenance database records (SAP).
  • Ongoing personal development, including staying up to date on current Millwright Techniques.
  • Participates in the Safety and housekeeping programs
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Maintenance Leader

Job Requirements

Education and or Experience:

The employee should have the following:

  • 5 years of documented experience as a Millwright in a manufacturing environment.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Must have required basic hand tools.

Critical Competencies/Skills:

The employee should have the following abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of mathematics , algebra, and physics
  • Strong Preventive/Predictive knowledge and experience
  • Ability to work from layout plans, blue prints, drawings or other specifications to determine work procedures
  • Ability and knowledge in welding, including arc, acetylene and hydrogen
  • Ability to properly move machinery using hoist, cranes, dollies, rollers and trucks
  • Ability and knowledge to properly use tools and equipment such as drill presses, lathe, milling machine, chain falls, jacks, slings , burning torches, and other types of portable and hand tools.
  • Project management and fabrication experience.
  • Ability and willingness to work in widely varied environments
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with production
  • Ability to certify as crane operator within the 1rst year of accepting position
  • Advanced critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Proficient in precision assembly and alignment techniques
  • Strong customer focus and willing to go the extra mile
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency (word, excel, outlook, power point, SAP)


The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Bend, twist, and stoop to perform mechanical tasks
  • Repeatedly use hand tools
  • Work in high and low temperatures
  • Lift up to 50 pounds

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2015 sales of $5.4 billion and employs about 16,000 people in 25 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 62 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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