A millwright is a tradesperson who installs, maintains and repairs stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment by interpreting blueprints and schematics, constructing foundations, performing layouts, and assembling parts to perfect working order. Millwrights must possess a combination of skills and knowledge that includes steel fabrication, welding, machining, electronics, and fluid mechanics. They are trained through apprenticeship programs that combine classroom education with on-the-job training. Most apprenticeships last four years and may include an Associate degree.
A journeyman rigger is a tradesperson who specializes in lifting, moving, and placing extremely large or heavy loads, machinery, and objects using specialized equipment. Riggers are responsible for staging loads and determining their sizes and weights; building or assembling jibs, derricks, cranes, booms, and other components; setting up rigging gear, cables, pulleys, and other tackle; erecting structural steel and concrete panels, etc.; and maintaining rigging equipment. Rigging is learned through apprenticeship.
About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services
R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) in business since 1935, is a premier specialized contractor operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, with over one hundred employees and an exemplary safety record (we have been directly involved in four sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards). R. Baker & Son is financially strong, with bonding capabilities over $10 million. Capabilities include industrial and commercial demolition, rigging, machinery- and plant-moving, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and equipment relocation, interior demolition, selective demolition, warehousing, wrecking and razing, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, salvage, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, and investment and asset recovery..
Demolition, wrecking and razing, rigging, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business / SDVOSB, salvage, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and machinery moving, building demolition, riggers, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, interior demolition, investment and asset recovery.
R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services
1 Globe Court
Red Bank, NJ 07701