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Incinerator Operator - Waste Water Salary
in Idaho, United States

$24,862 (USD)

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Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Incinerator Operator - Waste Water is $24,862 a year and $12 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for an Incinerator Operator - Waste Water is between $19,475 and $29,138. 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

  • Controls operation of multiple-hearth incinerator furnaces and related equipment to burn sludge in wastewater treatment plant: pushes buttons and turns valves to ignite burners, release combustion air, add fuel, control hearth dampers, set hearth temperatures, and set length of burning cycles.
  • Observes meters and gauges on central control room panel to verify that flows, pressures, and temperatures are within specifications.
  • Turns controls to make routine adjustments, following standard procedures.
  • Notifies worker controlling sludge filter press to adjust feed rate of waste material into incinerator hopper to maintain incinerator efficiency.
  • Opens hearth doors and observes operation of waste raking mechanism to verify that burned residue is swept to succeeding hearth.
  • Periodically records specified meter and gauge readings on incinerator log.
  • Calculates and records values for number of tons of waste material fed per hour and quantity of auxiliary fuel burned per ton of waste material, to document efficiency of incinerator operation.
  • Monitors and adjusts controls of auxiliary equipment, such as exhaust emissions, scrubbers, and incinerator heat recovery unit, following prescribed procedures.
  • Removes and cleans equipment parts, such as valves, burners, and oxygen analyzers, following manuals and using handtools.
Incinerator Operator - Waste Water Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Incinerator Operator - Waste Water jobs: 2,091

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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