Industrial Mechanics Millwright is 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.