Millwright Technician is one of the important careers in working industries. They specialize with Mechanical and Electrical components , they perform various tasks in the working industries Without Millwright Technician in the most industries the is no process,they are playing major role.Millwright Technician duties are Installing, Repairing, Testing and Maintaining Mechanical and Electrical components and machines in the factories, household, mining,cities, towns and farms.

Millwright career is been derived from two engineering courses, which are mechanical and electrical. Millwright performs task that need two engineers to perform. Millwright started to become more popular and soon they will replace need of mechanics and electricians. Additional tasks performed by millwright are PLC programming, SCADA programmer, Electrical wiring, and the others.

Requirements needed to become Millwright Technician

  • Have goods points/marks in Maths and Physical Science
  • Pass grade 12 or N2
  • Have Diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be able to lift 9-24 kilograms
  • Be good in problem solving
  • Must pass trade test
  • Medically fit and Healthy

  • Millwright is consists of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. They are many fields you can study to become a qualified millwright. Millwright specialize with many things, including PLC programming, Electrical Fault Finding, 3D Modelling, installing mechanical parts such gears, pulleys, and the others. Below are some of the career field you can study to become Millwright.

    Careers Choice to become Millwright

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electro-Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Automotive
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Millwright

  • Millwright is been needed in South Africa. It is advisable to choose careers that are related to Millwright as first choice, after completion of your studies there are more chances of being employed. Remember most of the South Africans are been employed in Mining and manufacturing sectors, and most Millwrights are needed in those two sectors. Below I am sharing top employing companies in South Africa for Millwright. These companies below are also offering Bursaries, Learnerships, Apprenticeships, Internships, and Experiential training.

    5 Top companies offers Bursaries for Millwright

  • Unilever
  • Coca Cola
  • Sabs
  • Samancor
  • Simba

  • Salary

    Millwright is been classified under scarce skills; many electricians with skills and experience are needed in this field. Millwright is one of the best paying fields in South Africa, as unqualified electricians (freshers from school) they can earn between R5000 and R18000 without any deduction. Qualified Millwright with experience can earn earn between R20 000 and R40 000 before deduction. Salary depends on the company and its rink.

    Personalities of Millwright

  • Focus
  • Creative
  • Responsible
  • Adaptable
  • Fast Learner

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