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Dinkey Operator Mine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$55,314 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$985

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dinkey Operator Mine is $55,314 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Dinkey Operator Mine is between $40,572 and $67,583. 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:
  • Controls dinkey engine powered by electric, gasoline, steam, compressed air, or diesel engine to transport and shunt cars at industrial establishment or mine: controls movement of dinkey that transports coal, rock, timber, slag, or supplies by moving power controls and brake levers.
  • Signals brake holder by hand or whistle to couple cars.
  • Positions cars for loading or unloading according to signals of dumper.
  • Inspects engine at beginning and end of shift.
  • May move levers to open or tilt cars to dump materials.
  • May throw switches and couple cars.
  • May fuel and lubricate engine.
  • May inspect track for defects and assist in repairing track and installing additional rails and ties.
  • May be designated according to kind of power used as dinkey operator, compressed air; according to work area as dinkey operator, mine; or material hauled as dinkey operator, slag; dinkey operator, slate.
  • May operate flatcar equipped with derrick and be designated derrick-car operator.
  • May operate railcar to transport personnel and equipment in area of logging camp and be designated rail-car operator.
Dinkey Operator Mine Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Job family population: 6,140

Estimated population of Dinkey Operator Mine jobs: 2,099

Rate of error: 23.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,124
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

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