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Building Equipment Inspector Salary
in Illinois, United States

$38,494 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Building Equipment Inspector is $38,494 a year and $19 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Building Equipment Inspector is between $29,174 and $46,209. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Examines steam-heat systems and records steam-meter readings at regular intervals to verify accuracy of meter registration and to ensure economical service to customers of steam utility company: examines steam-distribution equipment, such as meters, steam traps, safety valves, and pipes, for loose connections or other defects and makes minor repairs and adjustments.
  • Notifies inspector, chief of necessary major repairs and of changes, such as installation of additional steam-utilization equipment or repositioning of pipes which might affect metering equipment or steam rates.
  • Reads meters and compares readings with previous recordings to detect fluctuations indicative of meter or equipment defects.
  • Submits meter readings for billing purposes and reports equipment status.
  • May notify customer of equipment requiring repair.
Building Equipment Inspector Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Construction and Building Inspectors

Job family population: 98,810

Estimated population of Building Equipment Inspector jobs: 149

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Building Equipment Inspector Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Building Engineer
Jun 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Bevara Building Services
Responsible for minor repairs, preventative maintenance and service requests on building equipment ... Making sure to notify tenants when inspections are planned. * Miscellaneous tasks such as garbage ...
Field Service Engineer - Machine Building/Installation
Jun 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Critical Fit Recruiting
Ability to move parts and equipment. * Test machines while in-house, including; mechanical ... Perform on-site preventative maintenance inspection. * Troubleshoot customer's requests (via phone ...
Fire Alarm Inspector
Jun 5
Champaign, IL, USA
F.E. Moran Security Solutions
... building and structures to determine the proper fire detection or suppression system or equipment ... Inspect and test fire protection or fire detection systems to verify that such systems are ...
Facilities & Equipment Technician - Chicago Area
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
California Pizza Kitchen
Performs regular inspections of all assigned restaurants and reports the condition of equipment and ... Assists with maintaining building security. * Responds to emergencies on a 24-hour basis, including ...
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Jun 18
Chicago Heights, IL, USA
Richards Building Supply
CDL Class B Delivery Driver/Warehouse Employee, Building Material Distributor - Merrillville, IN We ... Forklift certification or like equipment experience demonstrating proficiency. Other Essential Job ...
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