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Gas Meter Mechanic Salary
in Idaho, United States

$40,956 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$631

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gas Meter Mechanic is $40,956 a year and $20 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Meter Mechanic is between $30,416 and $49,749. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to recondition displacement-type gas meters and governors: cleans meter case, using wire brush or scraper, and places meter in grit-blast chamber to remove paint and soil.
  • Removes top, front, and back case panels and valve compartment panels, using soldering iron or gas-fired chamber.
  • Removes internal parts, including valve covers, valve connecting arms, and recording mechanisms, using soldering iron and handtools.
  • Cleans internal compartments and moving parts, using rags and cleaning compound.
  • Repairs internal partition seams, using soldering iron.
  • Replaces stuffing box, using handtools, and lubricates moving parts, using oil gun.
  • Attaches airhose to meter inlet, plugs outlet, and observes gauges for loss of pressure to test internal seams for leaks.
  • Solders top, front, and back case panels in place, using soldering iron.
  • Connects meter to water chamber fixture to submerge meter in water and observes meter to detect leaks.
  • Marks seams to identify leaks, using chalk.
  • Caps inlet and outlet of meter to prevent paint from entering system and places meter on conveyor of electrostatic spray booth.
  • Turns spray booth controls to paint meter.
  • Places painted meter in shipping container.
Gas Meter Mechanic Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

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

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Gas Meter Mechanic jobs: 2,356

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,480
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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