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Conduit Installer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,926 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Conduit Installer is $43,926 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Conduit Installer is between $32,934 and $53,043. 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

  • Installs third (power-supply) rails on electric elevated or subway railway tracks: treats wooden insulator blocks by soaking for specified time in hot paraffin.
  • Assembles trolley chairs by forcing top and bottom castings onto wooden insulator blocks with compressed-air press, drilling bolt holes through castings and blocks with power drill, and driving rivets into holes, using rivet gun.
  • Paints anchor blocks with preservative to protect against rot.
  • Installs trolley chairs beneath third rail at ends of rail sections by boring holes through tie and bottom castings and screwing trolley chairs to tie.
  • Installs anchor blocks at center of third-rail sections, bolting block to rail and tie.
  • Arc welds copper bands at junction of rails to provide unbroken electrical connections between rail sections welder, arc (welding).
  • Fastens and positions annunciator rails to third-rail at specified points so contact will be made with third-rail shoe of passing trains.
  • May specialize in installation and maintenance of conduit systems for electric street railways and be designated conduit installer.
Conduit Installer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Job family population: 4,390

Estimated population of Conduit Installer jobs: 727

Rate of error: 12.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Conduit Installer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mar 4
Naperville, IL, USA
Electrical Contractor
Looking for experienced electricians proficient in conduit installation and wiring experience. Must be capable of working in a fast pace environment, and have necessary hand tools. Hourly rate based ...
Lead Security Systems Installer
Mar 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Tech Systems, Inc.
... System installations High school diploma, plus vocational training or equivalent Job Skills ... which includes some light conduit work. Working with various systems: Software House, S2 ...
Electrical Designer
May 8
North Chicago, IL, USA
Automated Systems, Inc.
Performs conduit and cable tray fill calculations, and generates cable and wire interconnection reports * Creates drawings for Electrical enclosures, equipment, instruments, and installations details
BIM Modeller
Apr 22
Broadview, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
Provide dimensioned working/shop drawings for field installation and prefabrication, as well as ... Specifically, to be able to utilize basic tools associated with electrical design such as conduit ...
Electrician / Alarm Technician
Apr 2
Lombard, IL, USA
Excellent Team Company
Installation of conduit and wiring. * Installation of fire alarm and security systems. * Inspection of fire alarm systems. * Testing of fire alarm systems. * Minor repairs and troubleshooting.
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