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Cooling Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,992 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cooling Machine Operator is $36,992 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cooling Machine Operator is between $28,149 and $44,257. 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

  • Tends equipment that cools and transfers wort to starting tank preparatory to fermenting: turns valves to control flow of refrigerant through cooler coils.
  • Starts pumps and opens valves to draw hot wort from tank through cooler and into starting tank.
  • Monitors pressure gauges, flowmeters, thermometers, and temperature recorders, and turns valves to control rate of flow and temperature of wort passing through cooling machine.
  • Observes flowmeter and opens valves to admit specified amounts of air into wort.
  • Opens valves to circulate solutions through wort coils to clean and sterilize lines.
Cooling Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 8,630

Estimated population of Cooling Machine Operator jobs: 667

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Cooling Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Technician 2nd or 3rd shift
May 17
Woodworth, WI, USA
Sterling Engineering
Working with machine operators to ensure functionality and efficiency of production. * Welding and ... Provide maintenance support for electrical, heating and cooling systems, parts inventory and ...
Quality Assurance Associate (2nd shift)
Apr 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Hostess Brands
Monitor cooling process to ensure product is being adequately cooled without any adverse effects. ... Machines, Tools to be used:Scales, calculators
Maintenance Supervisor
Mar 20
Villa Park, IL, USA
Mickey's Linen
Today, we are the largest family owned and operated commercial laundry in the Midwest, with ... heating, cooling, and water treatment systems. • Comply with all company safety standards ...
Production Technician
May 5
Alsip, IL, USA
The Production Technician is responsible for setting up and operating a group of machines and ... Make periodic checks of heat controls, cooling water temperatures, pressures and functioning of ...
HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic II
Apr 30
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
... of ice machines, refrigerators & freezer units, low temperature refrigeration systems ... Exercises ability and job knowledge to independently perform and understand hardware, operating ...
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