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Auxiliary Equipment Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$62,610 (USD)

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Last updated: April 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is $62,610 a year and $30 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for an Auxiliary Equipment Operator is between $44,841 and $77,261. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, 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.
Auxiliary Equipment Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Power Plant Operators

Job family population: 34,170

Estimated population of Auxiliary Equipment Operator jobs: 11,938

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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