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Loading Unit Operator Powder Charging Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,325 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$404

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Loading Unit Operator Powder Charging is $32,325 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Loading Unit Operator Powder Charging is between $24,992 and $38,278. 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:
  • Tends machines that load small arms cartridge cases with powder and bullets and crimps cases, working as member of team: places powder dispensing plate in machine fixture and pushes lever that moves plate under machine hopper to fill holes in plate with powder and return it automatically.
  • Clamps plate of cartridge cases over powder plate and turns over assembly to dump powder into cases.
  • Taps dispensing plate with mallet to dislodge powder residue and removes plate.
  • Measures powder-filled cases, using special gauge, to verify cases are filled.
  • Positions plate of bullets over plate of cartridge cases and pulls bottom slide in bullet plate to drop bullets into cases.
  • Positions cartridge plate on press and pushes lever to lower punches that seat bullets to specified depth in cartridge cases.
  • Places plate of cartridges on press bed and pushes lever to lower crimping block that crimps cartridge cases around bullets.
  • Removes plate from press and examines cartridges for defects, such as dented points, scratches, and loose bullets.
  • Measures samples with fixed gauges to verify conformance to specifications.
  • May be designated according to machine unit tended as loading-unit operator, crimping; loading-unit operator, powder charging; loading-unit operator, seating.
Loading Unit Operator Powder Charging Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Loading Unit Operator Powder Charging jobs: 9,391

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,474
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Loading Unit Operator Powder Charging Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Mar 25
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As operators of more than 40 nursing care and senior living properties across the state of Indiana ... of unit manager. Other: 1. Competent in supervision and leadership. 2. Caring attitude. 3. ...
Process Technician
May 9
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Process Technician
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Three Point Solutions Inc
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