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Motor Generator Set Operator Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$75,683 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,559

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Motor Generator Set Operator is $75,683 a year and $36 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Motor Generator Set Operator is between $54,050 and $93,471. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Portland, Oregon, 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:
$87,737
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Portland, Oregon

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Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks...

Motor Generator Set Operator Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

Production Operator
Jun 26
Hillsboro, OR, USA
Acara Solutions
Essential Functions: -Set -up, load/un -load and monitor production equipment holding tolerances to ... that require fine motor skills -Ability to climb and descend stairs -Ability to lift or move ...
Fleet Manager - AdVan
Jul 11
Portland, OR, USA
All Points Media
... generator, and video/electronics equipment inside the truck. Candidates for this position should ... Someone who can set short term as well as long term goals and help continue to grow yourself as ...
Fleet Manager - AdVan
Jul 11
Vancouver, WA, USA
All Points Media
... generator, and video/electronics equipment inside the truck. Candidates for this position should ... Someone who can set short term as well as long term goals and help continue to grow yourself as ...
Fleet Manager - AdVan
Jul 11
Tualatin, OR, USA
All Points Media
... generator, and video/electronics equipment inside the truck. Candidates for this position should ... Someone who can set short term as well as long term goals and help continue to grow yourself as ...
Fleet Manager - AdVan
Jul 11
Wilsonville, OR, USA
All Points Media
... generator, and video/electronics equipment inside the truck. Candidates for this position should ... Someone who can set short term as well as long term goals and help continue to grow yourself as ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Motor Generator Set Operator is $75,683 a year and $36 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Motor Generator Set Operator is between $54,050 and $93,471. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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Motor Generator Set Operator Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

Production Operator
Jun 26
Hillsboro, OR, USA
Acara Solutions
Essential Functions: -Set -up, load/un -load and monitor production equipment holding tolerances to ... that require fine motor skills -Ability to climb and descend stairs -Ability to lift or move ...
Fleet Manager - AdVan
Jul 11
Portland, OR, USA
All Points Media
... generator, and video/electronics equipment inside the truck. Candidates for this position should ... Someone who can set short term as well as long term goals and help continue to grow yourself as ...
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