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Metalizer Field Operation Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,465 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Metalizer Field Operation is $34,465 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Metalizer Field Operation is between $26,507 and $40,988. 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

  • Controls portable flame spray equipment to spray corrosion-resistant coatings, such as zinc or aluminum, on objects, such as plates, tanks, and structural shapes according to specifications: cleans and roughens surface of object to be coated, using sandblasting equipment sandblaster.
  • Selects nozzle to accommodate size of wire to be melted and sprayed and screws nozzle into place on metallizing gun.
  • Inserts wire into rear of gun and through feed rollers and nozzle.
  • Connects hoses from gun to air compressor and tanks of oxygen and fuel gas, such as acetylene.
  • Turns knobs to synchronize speed of wire feed, air pressure, and flow of oxygen and fuel indicated on dials to specifications computed from data charts.
  • Ignites gases to melt wire and presses button or trigger to release compressed air which atomizes and sprays molten metal onto workpiece.
  • Directs spray over surface of workpiece in specified pattern to obtain coating of required thickness as indicated by electromagnetic gauge or amount of wire used.
  • May spray or brush paint or apply sealing material on coated surface for decoration or further protection painter, spray i.
  • May flame-spray nonmetallic objects, such as glass or plastics.
Metalizer Field Operation Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Metalizer Field Operation jobs: 248

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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