Millwright Ankeny, IA


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Keen Project Solutions, LLC.

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Ankeny, IA



Company Description:

Keen Project Solutions, LLC.

Keen Project Solutions, LLC is an expert in General Contracting, Construction Management, Engineering, and Millwright Services. We believe smart, motivated teams can do amazing things.

Job Description:

The Millwright will install, maintain, repair, retrofit, and/or remove machinery and equipment on construction sites, industrial facilities, and/or at our fabrication shop. Millwright services performed may include machine layout, setting and assembly, precision alignment, rigging, conveyance, structure assembly, custom fabrication, welding, maintenance and troubleshooting, start-up support, preventative maintenance, disconnecting and relocate piping, spouting and chute work, installation of pneumatic gravity fed material handling piping. The Millwright will adhere to the blueprint plans, schematic drawings, or manufacture specifications to produce the best end product for the customer.  This role profile is subject to change at any time. 


  • Operate hand tools, power tools, cutting, welding or fabrication machines, rigging equipment daily while following all manufacturer and Keen safety guidelines.   

  • Comply with safety policies and procedures, environmental risks and hazards, and ensure daily workplace inspections are done accurately to accurately identify and correct workplace hazards.  


  • Represent Keen in a professional courteous manner and bridge communication with all departments and customers to ensure a proper job is completed to customer satisfaction.  

  • Participate as a Keen team member on the job site and attend team meetings and trainings to ensure safety measures are used in the workplace.  


  • Perform a variety of work, including material handling and conveyance, machine setting, alignment, rigging, welding, custom fabrication, and dust control in multiple industries, including Food, Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Industrial construction markets.   

  • Mechanical aptitude to be able to disconnect, rebuild, or relocate piping, spouting, and chute work, and install pneumatic and gravity-fed material handling.   

  • Operate hand tools daily such as wrenches, hammers, power tools (hand grinders, saws, impact wrenches, drill press, plus various types of pneumatic and hydraulic tools), rigging equipment to assemble, install and align to ensure the proper functioning.  

  • Maintain, install, repair, improve and troubleshoot all systems, equipment, and machinery for optimal safe working order according to blueprints, schematic drawings, and/or manufacture guidelines.  

  • Operate simple and complex heavy industrial equipment such as forklifts, scissors lifts, boom lifts, gantry cranes, pneumatic wrenches, and all-terrain reach lifts.  


  • Troubleshoot problems to detect defects or malfunctions of equipment, research, and share the proper solution.  

  • Plan preventative maintenance programs while identifying the best methods for machinery and equipment to foster continuous improvement through ongoing safety and educational trainings.   



  • 2-5 years of experience in industrial maintenance and/or 3 years education in industrial maintenance technologies/trade specific training.   

  • Welding and rigging certifications, preferred.  

  • Preventative maintenance, fabrication, and sheet metal experience, a plus.  

  • Flexibility to work all shifts including holidays and weekends as demanded by the job, in a 10 day on and 4 day off work schedule.  

  • Per diem for heavy travel, relocation not required but optional.  

  • OSHA 10 HR, preferred.   


  • Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. 

  • Continuously requires vision, hearing, twisting, and talking.  

  • Frequently requires standing, fine dexterity, sitting, and handling.  

  • Must be able to ascend and descend ladders, scaffolds, stairs, and work in confined spaces and in proximity to loud equipment. 

  • Must be able to position one-self to work in confined spaces such as trenches, pits, manholes, attics, and tunnels. 

  • Must be able to respond quickly to sounds. 

  • Must be able to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces. 

  • Must be able to see and respond to dangerous situations. 

  • Must be able to wear personal protective gear most of the day. 

  • Must be able to work in cold/hot environments and on concrete floors. 

  • Occasionally requires walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, kneeling, pushing/pulling, bending, and crouching.  

  • Continuously requires vision, hearing, twisting, and talking. 

  • Must be able to safely climb ladders while carrying up to 40 pounds. 

  • Must be able to traverse irregular and steep terrain. 

  • Must be able to stand for extended durations. 

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position at this time.  


Keen Project Solutions is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment (minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws). The Company is a drug and alcohol free workplace and background checks are required if applicable. 

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