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Electric Track Switch Maintainer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,577 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,239

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electric Track Switch Maintainer is $65,577 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Electric Track Switch Maintainer is between $47,433 and $80,656. 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, inspects, and repairs electric-railway track switches, section lines, and intercommunication systems, following blueprints and work orders: installs switch-controlling mechanism on trolley wire, using handtools.
  • Connects wiring to switch in track bed, and inspects electrical switch system to ascertain that system functions according to standards.
  • Maintains high tension lines, deenergizing lines for power company as repairs are requested.
  • Installs and maintains section lines and intercommunication systems.
  • May install and maintain mechanical parts of track switch.
Electric Track Switch Maintainer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Job family population: 8,300

Estimated population of Electric Track Switch Maintainer jobs: 3,924

Rate of error: 8.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$76,022
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

Electric Track Switch Maintainer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Technician - Plastics Industry - Production Line Mechanic (PPG#319762)
May 20
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
... switches * Observe and listen to mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of problem ... Document and track changeover times and record * Accomplish all work orders to maintain safety ...
Maintenance Technician
Mar 15
Addison, IL, USA
ZSG
... switches * Observe and listen to mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of problem ... Document and track changeover times and record * Accomplish all work orders to maintain safety ...
Maintenance Technician
Apr 23
South Holland, IL, USA
Aegis Worldwide
Replace fuses, light bulbs, circuit breakers, electric switches, and other electrical equipment. Perform related work as assigned. Maintain records and prepares reports related to the work regarding ...
Maintenance Technician Nights
May 24
Itasca, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
... switches Observe and listen to mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of problem ... Document and track changeover times and record * Accomplish all work requests to maintain safety ...
Maintenance Electrician
May 2
Lombard, IL, USA
JSK Recruiting, Inc
Experience with mechanical troubleshooting is preferred: hydraulics, pneumatics, electric motors ... Able to program PLC's, servo's, VFD's, relays, sensors and switches is preferred * Able to read ...
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