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Motor Generator Set Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$65,883 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Motor Generator Set Operator is $65,883 a year and $32 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Motor Generator Set Operator is between $47,050 and $81,367. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls powerhouse equipment, such as converters, rectifiers, transformers, and generators, to direct, distribute, and maintain power to chemical processing equipment, according to demand: moves switches on central control panel to regulate converters and rectifiers to convert alternating current or direct current and transmit it to electrolytic cell department, according to production demand.
  • Observes demand meters, gauges, and recording instruments and moves controls to ensure efficient power utilization, equipment operation, and maintain power distribution, according to departmental demands.
  • Monitors gauges, alarms, and oscilloscopes to detect and prevent damage to equipment and disruption of power.
  • Records operational data, such as chart and meter readings, power demand and usage, malfunctions and repairs, and operating time.
  • Cleans, lubricates, repairs, and adjusts equipment, using handtools.
  • May turn valves to regulate pressure on lines drawing chlorine to electrolytic cells.
  • When controlling specific equipment only, may be designated by unit as motor-generator-set operator; rectifier operator.
Motor Generator Set Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Motor Generator Set Operator jobs: 1,365

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Motor Generator Set Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Automotive Sales Associate
Feb 1
Post Falls, ID, USA
Knudtsen Chevrolet
Knudtsen is a family-owned and operated company that provides the community with new and used cars ... Determine customer needs, perform vehicle walk-arounds, and take customers on test-drives to set up ...
Insurance Inspector
Feb 14
Boise, ID, USA
Information Providers Inc.
Paid Per Report - typically equates to $15.00 to $24.00 per hour (or more depending on skill set ... Candidates must pass a pre-employment drug test, background check, and motor vehicle report
CDL Driver
Feb 19
Bliss, United States
Idaho Division of Human Resources
... around operating equipment, and with hazardous materials. Frequent travel to and from work site ... set timeframes: Minimum Standards: Within the last three (3) years: 1. Leaving the scene of a ...
Feb 8
Mountain Home, ID, USA
Air Combat Command
The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle up to and including a 2-1/2 ton truck ... generator power systems. 3. Knowledge of regulations, procedures, and policies related to records ...
Protective Force Area Manager
Feb 20
Idaho Falls, United States
Idaho National Labs
... operated facility. Responsible for supervision of Major, Shift Captains, and Protective Force ... Motor Abilities: Prolonged walking and standing; Bending/stooping; Squatting; Twisting; Pushing ...
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