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Natural Gas Treating Unit Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,535 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Natural Gas Treating Unit Operator is $43,535 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Natural Gas Treating Unit Operator is between $32,641 and $52,572. 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 automatically controlled natural-gas treating unit in oil field to render gas suitable for fuel and for pipeline transportation.
  • Opens valves to admit gas and specified chemicals into treating vessel where moisture is absorbed and impurities removed.
  • Alters controls of auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, heating coils, and cooling tower.
  • Reads temperature and pressure gauges, and adjusts controls to keep heat and pressure at level of maximum efficiency within safe operating limits.
  • Performs routine tests or delivers samples to laboratory to determine qualities of gas, such as btu value, flame candlepower, and specific gravity, and proportions of elements, such as methane, propane, and natural gasoline.
  • Drains samples of boiler water from treating unit for laboratory analysis.
  • Adds specified chemicals to water to keep heating and cooling systems in working order.
  • May adjust and repair gas meters and governors, using hand tools meter repairer.
  • May change charts on meters equipped with automatic recorders.
  • May advise and assist workers repairing gas meters, regulators (governors), and other control instruments.
Natural Gas Treating Unit Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Natural Gas Treating Unit Operator jobs: 63

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Natural Gas Treating Unit Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

$10,000 Sign on Bonus, Staff Nurse I, Cardiovascular ICU, Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago
May 14
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
The RN coordinates family involvement in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the ... Knowledge of post-operative hemodynamic monitoring required 3.Must speak to possible post-operative ...
Owner Operator $1.18 - $1.60 cpm Home Weekends 2500-3000 miles WEEKLY
May 16
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Central Freight Lines
Owner Operator As an Owner Operator when you contract with Central Freight Lines, you not only get ... Central Freight Lines was awarded the Natural Gas Vehicle Achievement Award. Central was recognized ...
PRN/Registry Operating Room Nurse, 8 Hour Day, St. Mary's Hospital Kankakee- Fox Valley Float P
May 8
Kankakee, United States
Presence Health
The RN coordinates family involvement in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the ... Business Unit: Corporate (LRHC and LPH) Department Name: HR Central Registry-FV Job Function
Senior Manager Category Procurement Utilities
May 17
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Electrical and natural gas energy purchasing , both regulated and deregulated markets understand ... Influence the business unit strategy and translates business strategy for category and aligned ...
Lead Process Engineer
May 13
Des Plaines, IL, USA
... commercial unit operating data and other commercial information/experience that leads to ... oil and gas, industrial, chemicals and vehicles. Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer.
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