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Line Installer Trolley Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,180 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$595

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Line Installer Trolley is $42,180 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Line Installer Trolley is between $31,754 and $50,806. 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 maintains street-railway electrical and related equipment, such as poles, feeder cables, trolley wires and supports, and high-tension lines, following blueprints, manuals, and work orders: replaces worn or broken poles and straightens leaning poles, securing pole in position in ground with guy wires, using block and tackle.
  • Cuts faulty sections from overhead wires and splices in new wire, anchoring severed ends with block and tackle while new wire and splicing fixtures are being installed.
  • Installs clinch ears (clamps) that connect trolley wire to supporting cross cables, and switches that throw trolley pole from one trolley wire to another, using hammer and clinching iron.
  • Installs running boards that carry trolley wires under overhead crossings by clamping boards to beams or girders.
  • Strings cable from pole to pole with assistance of ground crew.
  • Tests electrical installations, using various testing devices.
Line Installer Trolley Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Job family population: 4,390

Estimated population of Line Installer Trolley jobs: 240

Rate of error: 12.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,898
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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