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Control Cabinet Assembler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,955 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$607

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Control Cabinet Assembler is $39,955 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Control Cabinet Assembler is between $30,241 and $47,964. 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

Description:
  • Installs electrical wiring and assembles components in control cabinets, electrical and industrial equipment, and related industrial apparatus, according to blueprints and wiring diagrams: squares, aligns, and assembles bases, sills, cabinet frames, or equipment structural components, on floor or floor plate, using jacks, clamps, squares, plumb line and dial indicator.
  • Lays out diagram for electrical installations according to wiring specifications.
  • Drills and taps holes in specified locations for mounting control units, using handtools and drill press.
  • Attaches breakers, relays, contactors, bus bars, transformers, insulators, regulator cabinets, condenser units, motor and generator sets, meters, plugging devices, and fuse blocks to mounting holes with bolts and screws, using wrenches, screwdrivers, and nut runners.
  • Cuts, strips, bends, and forms wire cable, conduit, pipe, and tubing used to connect circuits and subassemblies, using hacksaw, bandsaw, pipe cutters, and mechanical or hydraulic pipe or cable benders.
  • Connects color-coded wires, using mirrors in compact areas.
  • Solders connections and crimps connectors to wire ends, using soldering iron and pliers.
  • Tests and adjusts electrical assemblies, using electrician's handtools and test equipment.
  • Discusses errors in diagrams or production order with supervisor or engineer to clarify assembly problems.
  • May be designated according to unit assembled as assembler, dielectric heater; control-cabinet assembler; welding-machine assembler.
Control Cabinet Assembler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Job family population: 217,680

Estimated population of Control Cabinet Assembler jobs: 15,229

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,319
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

Control Cabinet Assembler Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Electrical Control Panel Wirer Electrician 19-00405
May 23
Bartlett, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Layout and assemble electrical components to control cabinet panels. * Wire all electrical components on machinery. * Proficient in use of hand tools, soldering irons, mechanical and electronic test ...
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