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Building Equipment Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,562 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Building Equipment Inspector is $39,562 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Building Equipment Inspector is between $29,984 and $47,492. 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

  • 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 Chicago, 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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Building Equipment Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Building Code Enforcement
May 6
North Chicago, IL, USA
City of North Chicago
... and inspection equipment such as recorders, computers, tape measures, circuit testers, smoke ... Ability to lift medium weight objects, open and close building windows and doors, apply pressure to ...
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 ...
Fire Alarm Inspector - Mount Prospect, IL
Mar 1
Mount Prospect, IL, USA
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is searching for a dynamic field fire systems Inspector to perform testing and inspections for new equipment installation, equipment, or repairs for ...
Building Engineer - Commercial real estate
Feb 28
Rosemont, IL, USA
BG Talent
... â€¢ Inspect all areas of the building(s) and report deficiencies as well as suggestions for ... tools, equipment and materials • Evaluate, repair and maintain plumbing, electrical and HVAC ...
HVAC Route Maintenance Technician
Apr 5
Chicago, IL, USA
C & W Services
To include all HVAC systems, electrical equipment, building controls, plumbing systems, indoor ... Maintain and complete daily inspections on company-owned or leased vehicles, equipment and tools ...
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