Rigger / Millwright

AES is looking for an experienced Rigger / Millwright to join our team of service professionals. The ideal candidate will possess the experience and skill set needed to align, install, maintain, dismantle, and overhaul heavy machinery such as large mechanical equipment, conveyor systems, pulleys, gear boxes, and hydraulic systems.

AES is a design/build firm specializing in industrial by-product handling and recycling systems that process materials such as paper, corrugated, plastics, metals and glass. Our custom-built solutions integrate OEM equipment and fabricated components into automated systems that turn waste products into revenue streams. Systems include Scrap Paper Collection and Baling, Secure Destruction / Product Destruction, Recycling and Sorting, and Pneumatic Conveying and Mechanical Conveyor Systems. Equipment includes baling presses, compactors, shredders, conveyors, material handling fans and dust collectors.

Each job is unique. Installations require the ability to accurately read blueprints and schematics, follow a defined scope of work, trouble shoot operational and performance problems and effect repairs, adhere to safe work practices and complete jobs on time. Weekend work is required and overnight travel is a regular part of the job, with particular concentration on the East Coast; though customers can be located throughout the United States and Canada. Typical project installations range from 1 day to 2 weeks. You might be on the road but you’re never alone: You’ll receive outstanding support from the AES Service Manager, Project Managers, your colleagues and in-house support staff. We handle all arrangements for logistics, travel, lodging, rental equipment, etc. so you can concentrate on what you do best.

If you thrive on applying your skills, knowledge and problem solving abilities in a field setting and taking a project from blueprint to as-built, enjoy travel and a varied schedule, work well with people, can think on your feet and perform under deadlines, then this position could be ideal for you.

Salary and Benefits

AES offers a competitive salary with O/T, paid holidays, vacation and sick/personal time, a comprehensive benefits package, and a positive, supportive work environment. Always an opportunity for advancement for talented motivated individuals.

Skills and Abilities:

  • 3+ years Rigging and millwright experience
  • Strong mechanical, hydraulic and electrical skills
  • Arc and mig welding.
  • Read blueprints and schematics
  • Knowledge of PLCs is a plus.
  • Travel is required, concentrating on the East Coast.
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Must have own hand tools


  • Welding and Fabrication
  • Rebuilding equipment in the shop and field
  • Servicing and maintaining equipment in the field
  • Troubleshooting operational and performance problems
  • Erecting, moving, aligning, setting, installing, replacing, and rigging of equipment or stand alone components
  • Various routine tasks such as lubrication of machinery, cleaning and painting parts during an overhaul.

How to Apply

Use the link below to contact our HR Department. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. Resumes sent via email are preferred. No telephone calls, please. AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: hrmanager@aesales.net

About this company:
AES – Advanced Equipment Sales, provides innovative, economical and sustainable recycling equipment and systems for waste paper, films and dusts, plastics, metals and most any other material that can be recycled. We take pride in helping our customers achieve a greater level of safety, sustainability and profitability through the efficient handling of their recyclable materials. Products include balers, compactors, conveyors, shredders, separators and filters, and dust collectors. We specialize in integrating this equipment into automated systems that collect waste and scrap materials for further processing and ultimately, recycling.

Our core values can be summarized as a commitment to excellence, honesty, respect, creativity and innovation, and we strive to apply these values both professionally in our work, and personally in our daily lives. At AES, we strive to attract talented professionals who take pride in their work and thrive in a team environment.