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Gasoline Locomotive Crane Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,107 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gasoline Locomotive Crane Operator is $56,107 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gasoline Locomotive Crane Operator is between $41,097 and $68,609. 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

  • Operates crane that travels on railroad tracks to lift and move objects: starts gasoline or diesel engine.
  • Pushes pedals and pulls levers to move, control speed, and stop crane, turn crane boom, and raise or lower cables attached to load.
  • Inspects and compares weight of load with lifting capacity of crane to ensure against overloading crane.
  • Moves controls to move and position load by sight or at direction of laborer, hoisting.
  • Inspects cables and grappling devices for wear.
  • May install or replace cables.
  • May perform maintenance tasks, such as oiling machine.
  • May direct helpers engaged in placing blocking and outrigging under crane when lifting loads.
  • May operate crane in which hoisting mechanism is pneumatically powered.
  • May be designated by type of power unit as diesel-locomotive-crane operator; electric-locomotive-crane operator; gasoline-locomotive-crane operator.
Gasoline Locomotive Crane Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 43,660

Estimated population of Gasoline Locomotive Crane Operator jobs: 1,762

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Gasoline Locomotive Crane Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Diesel Locomotive Mechanic and Electrician
May 17
Minooka, IL, USA
ClearStaff, Inc.
... crane circuits, air compressors, building and shop facilities, and equipment * Performs welding and ... Company Description ClearStaff, Inc, is an independently operated staffing company. A staffing ...
CDL Class A Hazmat Tanker Driver- Railroad Refueling Division
Apr 23
Bensenville, IL, USA
Usher Transport
**This is for our Bensenville IL Railroad Site-- refueling locomotives!! **Starting pay is $24.00 per ... We offer competitive pay for both Company Drivers and Owner Operators; we have a excellent benefits ...
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