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Pile Operator Salary
in New York, United States

$74,292 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pile Operator is $74,292 a year and $36 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Pile Operator is between $53,283 and $91,678. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls gamma radiation equipment to irradiate materials for scientific research: inserts capsules of materials to be irradiated into tubes leading to reactor core, using extension tool.
  • Computes radiation time and dosage for experiments, and gamma intensities required at various distances from grid, using standard formulas, conversion tables, and slide rule, and submits data to supervisor for review.
  • Tends cutoff saw, mounted on water-filled canal floor (radiation shield), that cuts fuel elements to size to fit into shielding boxes, using extension tools.
  • Places fuel elements in geometric configurations around tube in gamma facility according to radiation intensity specifications.
  • Lowers experimental materials, such as foods, plastics, or metal, into tube to subject material to irradiation for specified period of time.
  • Lowers extension tool into floor of canal and transfers materials from completed experiments, and spent fuel elements discharged from reactor, to storage area on canal floor or into cask for subsequent shipment.
  • Writes summary of irradiation activities performed.
  • Monitors instruments and gauges that control heating, ventilating, steam, and water systems, and instruments that record gamma intensity, temperatures of experiments, and fuel elements in canal.
Pile Operator Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Nuclear Technicians

Job family population: 6,850

Estimated population of Pile Operator jobs: 631

Rate of error: 7.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Pile Operator Job Listings for New York, United States

Pile Driving / Heavy Equipment Operator
Mar 4
Bronx, NY, USA
Eastern Drilling & Piling
Job Requirements: - Need to have minimum three (3) years experience in operating pile driving equipment. - Must have familiarity with specified work in pile driving, drilling and SOE work. - Must ...
Construction Inspector
Mar 4
New York, NY, USA
Gedeon GRC Consulting
... pile-driving records. v Report potential or developing conditions which may lead to extra work ... Operating Procedures (SCOP's). v Knowledge of the Construction Industry dealing with state and ...
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