Millwrights install, repair, replace and dismantle machinery and heavy equipment used in industries. They diagnose and solve mechanical problems, read blueprints, weld and work with mechanical, fluid power and electrical systems.
Modern millwrights work with steel, wood and other materials and to fabricate industrial machinery or assemble machines from pre-fabricated parts.
MCC delivers the most cost-effective technical career preparation in Kansas City, MO. We are a publicly funded college with quality programs and full accreditation.
Our graduates are in demand. The millwright certificate/degree from MCC is well respected among local industries.
Early millwrights were specialist carpenters who constructed machines used in early mills for grain, food processing and textile, lumber and paper production. Modern millwrights not only work with wood, but also steel and other materials.
Graduates can work as a welder, fabricator, maintenance welder, MIG/TIG welder, inspector, manager, salesperson, engineer, pipefitter and more. Our alumni work at construction companies, manufacturing companies, small businesses and maintenance companies.
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