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Liquid Hydrogen Plant Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,424 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$920

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Liquid Hydrogen Plant Operator is $56,424 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Liquid Hydrogen Plant Operator is between $41,386 and $68,997. 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:
  • Controls fractionating columns, compressors, purifying towers, heat exchangers, and related equipment to extract nitrogen and oxygen from air for industrial and therapeutic use: turns valves in specified sequence to control flow of air through series of units that compress and liquefy it, remove carbon dioxide and impurities, and separate resulting product into nitrogen and oxygen.
  • Observes pressure, temperature, level, and flow gauges to ensure standard operation.
  • Tests oxygen for purity and moisture content at various stages of process, using burette and moisture meter.
  • Adjusts equipment according to test results and knowledge of process and equipment.
  • Opens valves to transfer liquid or gaseous oxygen through heat exchanger to cool air, to heat and vaporize liquid oxygen, and to store gaseous or liquid oxygen in storage tanks at specified temperature and pressure.
  • Turns valves to transfer compressed oxygen to storage cylinders.
  • Cleans and repairs equipment, such as replacing defective valves and removing carbon from valves, using handtools and airhose.
  • Records gauge readings and test results.
  • May open valves to convey hot nitrogen through alternate batteries of driers to remove moisture.
  • May clean and refill drier with activated alumina.
  • May operate equipment to extract, compress, and liquefy hydrogen from natural gas and be designated liquid-hydrogen-plant operator.
Liquid Hydrogen Plant Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Gas Plant Operators

Job family population: 14,890

Estimated population of Liquid Hydrogen Plant Operator jobs: 2,912

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,411
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

Liquid Hydrogen Plant Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Waste Water Treatment Operator - 2nd shift
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Fareva Morton Grove
Performs all operations necessary to operate the liquid waste treatment plant including all start ... Must obtain Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Class K Industrial Treatment Operator license ...
Production Manager- Chemical Processing
Apr 11
Chicago, USA
Professional Recruiting Consultants
... the plant. * Drive continuous improvement of operating procedures and equipment. * Prepares ... liquid processing systems; could be mixing & blending, chemical manufacturing, food processing ...
Analytical Chemist
Apr 9
Naperville, IL, USA
BP
The position requires skillful and expert use of liquid chromatography as well as strong wet ... The scientist will be responsible for engaging researchers and plant staff to ensure samples can ...
Certified Maintenance Mechanic
Mar 31
Kankakee, IL, USA
MilliporeSigma
Keep machinery, equipment, and plant structure in operating condition, including but not limited to ... Clean and replace liquid and air filters as needed. * Understand and troubleshoot PLC ...
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