Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7311  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics install, maintain, troubleshoot, overhaul and repair stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment. This unit group includes industrial textile machinery mechanics and repairers. Construction millwrights are employed by millwrighting contractors. Industrial mechanics are employed in manufacturing plants, utilities and other industrial establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

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  • Ammunition-loading Machine Adjuster
  • Apprentice Industrial Mechanic
  • Apprentice Millwright
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  • Automatic Pinsetting Machine Installer And Repairer
  • Bakery Machinery Mechanic
  • Boilerhouse Machinery Mechanic
  • Braiding Machine Setter
  • Can Seamer Machine Repairer
  • Canal Equipment Mechanic
  • Card Fixer
  • Card Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Card Grinder
  • Card Grinder - Textile Manufacturing
  • Card Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Carding Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Carpet Loom Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Carpet Loom Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Carton-forming Machine Repairer
  • Chemical Plant Service Mechanic
  • Chemical Process Equipment Mechanic
  • Comb Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Comb Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Compressed Gas Plant Maintenance Mechanic
  • Concentrating Plant Mechanic
  • Construction Millwright
  • Conveyor Repairer
  • Cutting Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Dairy Equipment Repairer
  • Derrick Mechanic
  • Fabric-shearing Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Fabric-shearing Machine Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Fabric-shearing Machine Setter-fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Factory Maintenance Mechanic
  • Fibreglass-forming Machine Repairer
  • Flyer Repairer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Forge Equipment Repairer
  • Forge Shop Machinery Mechanic
  • Forge Shop Machinery Repairer
  • Gas Turbine Machinery Industrial Mechanic
  • Gas Turbine Repairer
  • Grain Elevator Maintenance Mechanic
  • Gum-wrapping Machine Mechanic
  • Heavy Water Plant Mechanical Maintainer
  • Hook Repairer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Industrial Hoist Mechanic
  • Industrial Machinery Maintenance Mechanic
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Industrial Mechanic And Millwright
  • Industrial Mechanic Apprentice
  • Industrial Mechanic-welder
  • Industrial Plant Maintenance Mechanic
  • Industrial Pump Repairer
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Mechanic
  • Jacquard Loom Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Jacquard Loom Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Journeyman/woman Industrial Mechanic
  • Knitting Machine Adjuster - Textile Manufacturing
  • Knitting Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Knitting Machine Mechanic
  • Knitting Machine Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Knitting Pattern Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Linotype Repairer
  • Loom Changer
  • Loom Fixer
  • Loom Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Loom Mechanic - Textile Manufacturing
  • Loom Mechanic-repairer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Loom Pattern Changer
  • Loom Preparer
  • Loom Reed Repairer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Loom Repairer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Loom Setter
  • Loom Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Loom Starter
  • Loom Technician
  • Loom Technician - Textile Manufacturing
  • Looper Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Looper Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Mail-processing Equipment Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic - Utilities
  • Maintenance Mechanic Technician - Industrial
  • Maintenance Millwright
  • Marine Engine Mechanic
  • Marine Engine Mechanic Apprentice
  • Material Handling Equipment Mechanic
  • Mechanic - Utilities
  • Metalworking Machinery Mechanic
  • Mill Maintenance Mechanic
  • Millwright
  • Millwright Apprentice
  • Millwright Industrial
  • Mine Hoist Industrial Mechanic
  • Mine Hoist Machinery Mechanic
  • Mine Hoist Repairer
  • Mine Mechanic
  • Mining Equipment Master Mechanic
  • Mining Machinery Mechanic
  • Mule Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Mule Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Napper Adjuster - Textile Manufacturing
  • Napper Grinder - Textile Manufacturing
  • Needle Bed Repairer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Needle Board Repairer - Textile Manufacturing
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  • Nuclear Power Station Equipment Mechanic
  • Nuclear Power Station Machinery Mechanic
  • Oil Drill Rig Mechanic
  • Oil Pump Station Mechanic
  • Oil Tool Maintenance Mechanic
  • Oil Tool Repairer
  • Oil-drilling Rig Maintainer
  • Oil-drilling Rig Mechanic
  • Open-end Technician
  • Open-end Technician - Textile Manufacturing
  • Ore-processing Equipment Mechanic
  • Oven Equipment Repairer
  • Packaging Machine Mechanic
  • Petroleum Refinery Industrial Mechanic
  • Pin Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Plant Equipment Mechanic
  • Plant Machinery Maintenance Mechanic
  • Plant Maintenance Mechanic
  • Plastics-processing Equipment Mechanic
  • Powerhouse Machinery Mechanic
  • Preventive Maintenance Mechanic Technician
  • Printing Machinery Mechanic
  • Processing Plant Mechanic
  • Production Machinery Maintenance Mechanic
  • Production Machinery Mechanic
  • Production Mechanic
  • Production Tooling Maintenance Mechanic
  • Production Tooling Mechanic
  • Pump Mechanic And Repairer
  • Pump Systems Installer
  • Quiller Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Quiller Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Quilter Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Quilter Mechanic - Textile Manufacturing
  • Quilter Setter-fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Quilting Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Quilting Machine Mechanic - Textile Manufacturing
  • Quilting Machine Setter-fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Reed Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Reed Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Rig Mechanic
  • Roll Builder-repairer - Rolling Mills
  • Roll Setter - Rolling Mills
  • Roller Coverer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Roller Repairer - Industrial Equipment
  • Rope Machine Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Rubberizing Machine Mechanic
  • Sewage Treatment Plant Mechanic
  • Shearing Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Ship Rigger
  • Shuttle Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Shuttle Setter - Textile Manufacturing
  • Ski Lift Mechanic
  • Ski Lift Repair Technician
  • Spinning Fixer
  • Spinning Frame Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Spinning Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Spinning Technician - Textile Manufacturing
  • Stationary Farm Equipment Mechanic
  • Steam Plant Maintenance Mechanic
  • Steam Turbine Repairer
  • Tannery Machinery Repairer
  • Textile Fixer
  • Textile Machine Mechanic
  • Textile Machine Overhauler
  • Textile Machinery Fixer
  • Textile Machinery Mechanic
  • Textile Machinery Repairer
  • Textile-printing Machine Roller Repairer - Garment Manufacturing
  • Tobacco-processing Machine Mechanic
  • Tool Oiler And Maintenance Mechanic
  • Tool Oiler And Repairer
  • Treatment Plant Maintenance Mechanic
  • Upgrading Plant Mechanic
  • Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic
  • Water Filtration Plant Mechanic
  • Water Treatment Plant Mechanic
  • Weave Changer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Welding Equipment Mechanic
  • Welding Equipment Repairer
  • Welding Machine Mechanic
  • Winder Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Winding Machine Fixer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Windmill Repairer
  • Wire Repairer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Card Fixer
  • Card Grinder
  • Construction Millwright
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Industrial Mechanic Apprentice
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Mechanic
  • Knitting Machine Mechanic
  • Loom Fixer
  • Loom Technician
  • Maintenance Millwright
  • Millwright
  • Millwright Apprentice
  • Open-end Technician
  • Plant Equipment Mechanic
  • Spinning Fixer
  • Textile Fixer
  • Textile Machine Mechanic
  • Textile Machinery Fixer
  • Treatment Plant Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • NEC Maintenance Technician
  • Industrial Machine Repair

Requried Skills for Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

  • Agriculture
  • Air Quality
  • Arc Welding
  • ARPACK
  • Ashing
  • Attention to Detail
  • Automation
  • Automotive Industry
  • Blueprinting
  • Boilers
  • Bookkeeping
  • Building Management
  • Building Management Systems
  • Calibration
  • Career Development
  • Carpentry
  • Cleanliness
  • Compressors
  • Computer Literacy
  • Construction
  • Continuous Learning
  • Corda
  • Core Services
  • Customer Service
  • Dcast
  • Decision-Making
  • Drawing
  • Drilling
  • Ebuild
  • Electric Meters
  • Emergency Repair
  • Engineering Drawings
  • Fabrication
  • Fluent French
  • Food Safety
  • Forming
  • Furnaces
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Genie
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Grinding
  • Hardworking
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Hoisting
  • HVAC
  • Hydraulics
  • Indicators
  • Industrial Production
  • Inert Gas
  • Infrastructure
  • Injection Molding
  • Innovation
  • Installation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Interpret Drawings
  • ISO 14000
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Landscaping
  • Layered Process Audit
  • Leadership
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Liens
  • Listening
  • Literacy
  • Logic Controls
  • M4
  • Machining
  • Management
  • Management Systems
  • Material Handling
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
  • Microsoft Office
  • Molding
  • On-The-Job Training
  • Operations
  • Oral Communication
  • Orator
  • Ordinances
  • Organization
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • Painting
  • Planning
  • Plumbing
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Pneumatics
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Prioritization
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Improvements
  • Production Equipment
  • Professionalism
  • Public Speaking
  • Pumps
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Management
  • Refining
  • Requisition
  • Research
  • Risk Management
  • Robotics
  • Rotation
  • Safety Standards
  • Safety Training
  • Sales
  • Sanitation
  • Secondary Education
  • Self-Sufficiency
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Stamping Press
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Communication
  • Time Management
  • Tolerance
  • Tooling
  • Transmission
  • Ventilation
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Vertica
  • Welding
  • Work Independently
  • Work Order
  • Workplace Safety
  • Writing
  • Written Communication
  • Written English

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics.

Gender Median Income
Male $71,121
Female $71,544
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (42 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics.

$2,340.00
Lowest Observed
$80,710.00
Highest Observed
$60,450.00
25th Percentile
$59,851.95
Average
$61,932.00
Median
$66,612.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 35
25 to 34 years 110
35 to 44 years 235
45 to 54 years 310
55 to 64 years 295
65 to 74 years 25
75 years and over 10
Total 1,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 265
Part Time 750
Total 1,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 995
Female 20
Total 1,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 980
Self Employed 35
Total 1,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 955
Unemployed 55
Total 1,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for construction millwrights and industrial mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 50
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 135
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 385
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 405
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 20
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 20
Total 1,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Required Skills for Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics

  • Agriculture
  • Air Quality
  • Arc Welding
  • ARPACK
  • Ashing
  • Attention to Detail
  • Automation
  • Automotive Industry
  • Blueprinting
  • Boilers
  • Bookkeeping
  • Building Management
  • Building Management Systems
  • Calibration
  • Career Development
  • Carpentry
  • Cleanliness
  • Compressors
  • Computer Literacy
  • Construction
  • Continuous Learning
  • Corda
  • Core Services
  • Customer Service
  • Dcast
  • Decision-Making
  • Drawing
  • Drilling
  • Ebuild
  • Electric Meters
  • Emergency Repair
  • Engineering Drawings
  • Fabrication
  • Fluent French
  • Food Safety
  • Forming
  • Furnaces
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Genie
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Grinding
  • Hardworking
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Hoisting
  • HVAC
  • Hydraulics
  • Indicators
  • Industrial Production
  • Inert Gas
  • Infrastructure
  • Injection Molding
  • Innovation
  • Installation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Interpret Drawings
  • ISO 14000
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Landscaping
  • Layered Process Audit
  • Leadership
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Liens
  • Listening
  • Literacy
  • Logic Controls
  • M4
  • Machining
  • Management
  • Management Systems
  • Material Handling
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
  • Microsoft Office
  • Molding
  • On-The-Job Training
  • Operations
  • Oral Communication
  • Orator
  • Ordinances
  • Organization
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • Painting
  • Planning
  • Plumbing
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Pneumatics
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Prioritization
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Improvements
  • Production Equipment
  • Professionalism
  • Public Speaking
  • Pumps
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Management
  • Refining
  • Requisition
  • Research
  • Risk Management
  • Robotics
  • Rotation
  • Safety Standards
  • Safety Training
  • Sales
  • Sanitation
  • Secondary Education
  • Self-Sufficiency
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Stamping Press
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Communication
  • Time Management
  • Tolerance
  • Tooling
  • Transmission
  • Ventilation
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Vertica
  • Welding
  • Work Independently
  • Work Order
  • Workplace Safety
  • Writing
  • Written Communication
  • Written English

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