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Coal Pipeline Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$36,932 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$510

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Coal Pipeline Operator is $36,932 a year and $18 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Coal Pipeline Operator is between $27,765 and $44,522. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls, from master panel, semiautomatic processing plant that pulverizes and mixes coal with water and introduces resulting slurry into pipeline for transportation.
  • Moves controls to start and regulate conveyors, pumps, grinding mills, tank agitators, and auxiliary equipment that convert coal to slurry of specified density and acidity, following standard procedures.
  • Reviews laboratory reports and observes panel lights, flowmeters, and recording instruments to maintain standard conditions in plant and pipeline.
  • Gives directions to assistant to open valves that regulate admission of slurry into pipeline and to make manual adjustments to processing and distribution equipment.
  • Maintains operating log from instrument readings.
  • May control booster pumping stations from panel or direct station operations by telephone.
Coal Pipeline Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Plant and System Operators, All Other

Job family population: 12,360

Estimated population of Coal Pipeline Operator jobs: 1,401

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,814
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Coal Pipeline Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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