Industrial Mechanic Millwrights are most often involved with installing, maintaining, repairing, and removing stationary industrial machinery, mechanical equipment, and/or automated and robotic systems in industrial plants and factories.

They plan and design, select and install, commission, test, report, maintain, and fault find, applying skills in problem solving. This covers working to provide a safe installation and maintenance service, in accordance with relevant standards, diagnosing malfunctions, and commissioning stand-alone industrial mechanical and automated systems.