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Boom Conveyor Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,425 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$514

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boom Conveyor Operator is $35,425 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Boom Conveyor Operator is between $27,101 and $42,274. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls boom conveyors to move materials, such as coal, ore, and gravel, to and from railroad cars or processing station, and storage piles: starts specified boom conveyor and conveyor belts, and adjusts height, swing, and extension of boom according to size of storage pile or position of car.
  • Opens side gates of railroad cars or gates of processing station to dump material onto conveyor that carries it to storage pile.
  • Positions boom conveyor over railroad car and starts flow of materials from plant or storage pile to load car.
  • Regulates conveyor speed to prevent spilling or weight variations among cars.
  • Observes gauges and lights on control panel to detect malfunctions of conveyor system.
  • Diverts materials to storage bins or notifies plant or tipple operator to stop supply of materials during emergency.
  • Lubricates machine, using grease gun and oilcan.
  • May drive mobile boom conveyor to designated work area.
  • May be known as stacker operator.
Boom Conveyor Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 26,570

Estimated population of Boom Conveyor Operator jobs: 890

Rate of error: 3.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,068
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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