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Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,974 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$387

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper is $31,974 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper is between $24,959 and $37,830. 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

Description:
  • Assists powerhouse mechanic in maintaining and repairing power-generating equipment: lubricates automatic recording instruments, changes recording charts, and refills ink containers.
  • Removes instruments from panelboards for repairs, and reinstalls them when repairs are completed, using handtools.
  • Carries or handtrucks tools and equipment to work areas.
  • Removes nuts and bolts from machinery being disassembled for repairs.
  • Holds parts in place for workers performing repair work.
  • Returns tools to toolroom.
  • Constructs scaffolds.
  • Removes rust and scale from inside of boilers, using wire brush.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
  • May be designated according to plant in which work is performed as diesel-powerplant-mechanic helper; gas-turbine-powerplant-mechanic helper; geothermal-powerplant-mechanic helper; nuclear-powerplant-mechanic helper; steam-generating-powerplant-mechanic helper.
Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Job family population: 112,080

Estimated population of Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper jobs: 1,268

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,067
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Nuclear Powerplant Mechanic Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyons HR
AIRFRAME AND POWERPLANT (A&P) MECHANIC Lyons HR, an industry leader in professional recruiting, is ... Our staff of professionals can help your business achieve bottom line results, freeing you to focus ...
Computational Engineer (ME, MatSE, NucE, Phys, CSE)
Feb 25
Chicago, IL, USA
Illinois Rocstar LLC
This full time position will focus on mechanical/nuclear/materials engineering M&S in the short ... and the interfaces to help industry gain a return on their investment for using modeling ...
Software Engineer and Programmer - Immediate Opening
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Illinois Rocstar LLC
... nuclear power plant simulation, land/air/sea M&S applications, and many more. Recently has the ... From macroscale multiphysics that couple fluids, solid mechanics, materials, and chemistry to ...
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