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Carbon Coater Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,801 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Carbon Coater Machine Operator is $34,801 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Carbon Coater Machine Operator is between $26,730 and $41,387. 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

  • Operates machine that coats paper or plastic sheeting with inked wax-oil preparation to make carbon paper: dips hot solution from storage vat, using pail, and pours solution into pans of machine.
  • Installs roll of paper on machine and threads roll through series of rollers that roll coating on paper, imprint back of paper with identifying data, and chill coating to harden it.
  • Observes gauges and turns steam and cold water valves to regulate temperatures of rolls.
  • Starts machine and observes paper to detect defects, such as tears, slits, holes, and light spots, blurred or incomplete printing, and lack of sheen in coating that indicates need for replenishing ink supply.
  • Turns nuts to adjust tension of roll to prevent wrinkles in paper.
  • Measures thickness of coated paper, using micrometer, to verify that specified quantity of coating is being applied.
  • Cuts jammed paper from rolls and machine, using knife and shears.
  • Cleans rolls and machine parts with solvent and cloths.
Carbon Coater Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Carbon Coater Machine Operator jobs: 691

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Carbon Coater Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator-Extrusion
Apr 9
Manteno, IL, USA
... coater and winder. Handling of OPS roll stock from the winder into the slitter and then to WIP ... the Operator C (Specialist) in threading up of the entire orienteer line from the die to the ...
Winder Operator
Apr 25
Manteno, IL, USA
Genesis Resources
Starts machine, and moves controls to adjust positions and movements during machine operation. ... Insure proper cleaning of coater and process equipment as needed/required. * Insure the cleanliness ...
2nd Shift General Utility
Feb 19
Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA
Fair Oaks Farms
Fill V-Mag buggies with fresh-ground sausage product and move them to the Formax machines. * Obtain ... operating remote meat grinding equipment. * Dispense and apply dry ice (carbon dioxide) to meat ...
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