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Machine Operator Centrifugal Control Switches Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,461 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Operator Centrifugal Control Switches is $29,461 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Operator Centrifugal Control Switches is between $24,959 and $34,527. 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 machines, such as lathe and drill press, to machine centrifugal switch assemblies for electric motors, performing any combination of following duties: positions switch bore and hub cylinder in fixture on hydraulic press.
  • Starts press to lower ram and force hub into switch bore.
  • Clamps assembly to bed of drill press and starts press to ream bore of hub cylinder to specified size.
  • Verifies diameter of bore, using plug gauge.
  • Mounts switch assembly to lathe and inserts specified cutting tool in tool holder.
  • Sets cutting tool to specified depth of cut, using micrometer.
  • Starts lathe to cut outside diameter of switch, to cut slot in contact surface, or to remove rivet heads and burs.
  • Verifies diameter of switch or depth of slot, using micrometer or plug gauge.
  • Mounts switch to test motor.
  • Starts motor and turns control spring setscrew, observing tachometer, until switch opens at specified revolutions per minute.
  • Inserts mandrel in bore of switch assembly and mounts assembly in test stand.
  • Rotates mandrel and observes assembly for static balance.
  • Drills metal from rivet heads or solders additional metal onto heads to balance switch assemblies.
  • Mounts assembly to lathe and adjusts dial indicator to specified setting.
  • Starts lathe and observes dial indicator to test balance of assembly.
Machine Operator Centrifugal Control Switches Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Machine Operator Centrifugal Control Switches jobs: 10,557

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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