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Millwright - Machinist

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We are in search of a Millwright who will report to our Maintenance Supervisor in our Lake Charles plant. The person will be responsible for troubleshoot, maintain and repair of rotating and other types of equipment.  Follow company and craft standards and specifications and coordinate activities with operations and with other crafts when performing various routine maintenance functions. Other duties include:

  • Calculate, measure, and read/understand layouts and drawings.
  • Balance and align equipment.
  • Maintain lubricating systems.
  • Maintain agitators and mixers.
  • Maintain blowers, compressors and fans.
  • Maintain pumps.
  • Maintain conveyers, feeders and elevators.
  • Maintain bearings and seals.
  • Maintain gearboxes.
  • Maintain chillers and chill rolls.
  • Maintain atomizers and spray dryers.
  • Maintain dissolvers.
  • Maintain mills, filters, collectors, screens, cyclones and separators.
  • Fabricate parts.
  • Perform rigging activities.
  • Perform safety-related function.
  • Perform miscellaneous maintenance functions.

Required Skills

  • Have exceptional safety awareness, technical judgment, initiative and maturity.
  • Must be conscientious and be a team player with great interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to walk, sit, stand, bend, climb stairs and ladders (over 100 ft.)
  • Be able to step over and crawl under structures.
  • Able to enter enclosed spaces and tight places where free movement is restricted.
  • Able to lift, push, pull or drag objects (over 50 lbs.).

Required Experience


  • High school Diploma or GED certificate.
  • Minimum 4 years hands-on Journeyman Millwright experience (inside/outside machinist experience).

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


 If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles