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Auxiliary Equipment Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$74,363 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is $74,363 a year and $36 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is between $53,258 and $91,765. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls and maintains auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, filters, feedwater heaters, chlorinators, and condensers that supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, and auxiliary power for turbines, generators, boilers, and other power-generating plant facilities: opens and closes valves and switches in prescribed sequence upon receipt of signal from turbine operator or power-plant operator to start or shut down auxiliary units.
  • Reads temperature, pressure, and r.p.m.
  • Gauges to verify that units are operating at specified capacity, and listens for sounds from machinery that warn of mechanical malfunction.
  • Replenishes electrolyte in batteries and oil in voltage transformers and resets tripped electric relays.
  • Assists electrician, powerhouse in making electrical repairs.
  • Cleans and lubricates equipment and collects oil, water, and electrolyte samples for laboratory analysis to prevent equipment failure or deterioration.
  • Tightens leaking glands and pipe joints and reports need for major equipment repairs to power-plant operator.
  • When working in nuclear-powered generating station, may help transfer fissionable material between vehicles and storage area.
  • May fire up and shut down automatically regulated boilers firer, high pressure.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Auxiliary Equipment Operator Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Boiler Plant Operator
Nov 6
Perry Point, United States
SJS Executives, LLC
Operates numerous auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, water heaters, fans, and de-aerating ... The work is shall be checked through occasional observation for adherence to operating techniques ...
Gas Operators
Dec 17
BALTIMORE, United States
Exelon Corporation
... auxiliary and emergency equipment, Assumes responsibility for vaporization operations under the ... Must meet mandated Operator Qualification standards in compliance of federal and state regulation
First Grade Stationary Engineer
Dec 7
Belcamp, MD, USA
Newell Brands
... operating efficiently and safely. * Activate valves to maintain required amounts of water in ... Operate or tend stationary engines, boilers, and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, compressors ...
Gas Plant Technicians
Dec 17
BALTIMORE, United States
Exelon Corporation
... auxiliary and emergency equipment. .Operates/oversees equipment including but not limited to ... Directs/Performs weekly/monthly/annual routine maintenance on operating and plant equipment per ...
Journeyman Lineman
Nov 5
Baltimore, MD, USA
Hammers Powerline Maintenance
... auxiliary equipment. This position is the highest of a multi-step progression from Apprentice ... Regularly works above ground on poles or steel towers using climbers and safety belt or operating ...