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Panelboard Operator Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$43,229 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Panelboard Operator is $43,229 a year and $21 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Panelboard Operator is between $32,411 and $52,201. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Panelboard Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates panelboard to control conveying, blending, washing, crushing, and sizing of coal, rock, sand, gravel, or ore to prepare it for commercial or industrial use or for further processing: pushes levers and buttons to start plant machinery.
  • Studies customer orders or work schedules and adjusts controls to draw specified amounts and proportions of different grades of materials from storage bins onto conveyors.
  • Observes dials and gauges to route materials through series of screens, wash boxes, crushers, and driers.
  • Reads ammeters to determine load on conveyors and regulates loads to adjust blends.
  • Observes panel lights and meters for indication of overloads, malfunctions, or plugged chutes, and shuts down plant, reroutes materials, or adjusts controls to regulate feed.
  • Notifies maintenance and loading personnel of delays or malfunctions.
  • Observes operation to determine that refuse and tailings are removed as specified.
  • May operate equipment to dump material from cars.
Panelboard Operator Job Prevalence in Rhode Island, United States

Job family: Plant and System Operators, All Other

Job family population: 12,360

Estimated population of Panelboard Operator jobs: 505

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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