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Electric Meter Tester Shop Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,802 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,143

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electric Meter Tester Shop is $62,802 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Electric Meter Tester Shop is between $45,617 and $77,115. 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:
  • Tests electric meters to detect cause of malfunctions and inaccuracy, and repairs meters: connects meter to test panel mounting standard meter and determines recording accuracy electric-meter tester.
  • Changes connections to test panel and observes whether parts, such as coils and magnet, function according to standard.
  • Adjusts test panel controls and observes dials to determine if meter's electrical readings are correct and turns setscrews to correct deviations.
  • Determines if meter gears mesh properly by tactile examination and tightens or loosens screws to make adjustments.
  • Adjusts timing mechanism on demand meters.
  • Makes minor repairs, such as replacing wornout screws, jewels, and registers, and routes meters needing major overhaul to electric-meter repairer.
  • May test accuracy of meters, using stroboscope to compare tested meter disk revolutions to those of standard.
  • May test relays relay tester.
  • May install and maintain test boards used to test function and accuracy of meters.
Electric Meter Tester Shop Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Electric Meter Tester Shop jobs: 4,184

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,805
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Electric Meter Tester Shop Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Shop Technician- (University Park, IL)
May 18
University Park, United States
Holland Company
Use hand and power tools, micrometers, digital volt meter, other devices to measure current ... Procedures and work instructions etc. as required. Assist in testing, FAT's and certifications.
Team Lead - Machine Shop and Fabrication
Apr 6
Skokie, IL, USA
JobGiraffe
... testing fixtures and troubleshooting assemblies - Manufacturing production parts to support orders ... electric safety training - The willingness and ability to work overtime as necessary - Problem ...
Automotive Technician/Mechanic
May 18
South Elgin, IL, USA
MJ PS, Inc.
... shop maintenance, testing, and repair equipment. We are searching for automotive service center ... rotating electric replacement (alternators & starters), A/C servicing, cooling system servicing ...
Maintenance Technician
Apr 22
Naperville, IL, USA
Manufacturing Company
Must be able to use a variety of hand and power tools (such as electric meter & material handling equipment) * Perform duties as assigned by shop supervisor or management ​ Qualifications: * High ...
Maintenance Technician
Apr 22
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Manufacturing Company
Must be able to use a variety of hand and power tools (such as electric meter & material handling equipment) * Perform duties as assigned by shop supervisor or management ​ Qualifications: * High ...
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