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Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator Salary
in Irvine, California

$55,579 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator is $55,579 a year and $27 an hour in Irvine, California, United States. The average salary range for a Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator is between $40,879 and $67,850. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Irvine, California.

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Job Summary

  • Operates pipe cleaning and priming machine to clean rust, scale, and dirt from pipelines, and to apply prime coating of hot asphalt: selects cleaning and priming head to fit pipe and bolts them to machine-driven pulley.
  • Bolts scraping knives and steel wire brushes to inside of cleaning head and bristle brushes inside priming head.
  • Adjusts spring tension on knives and brushes with handtools.
  • Signals tractor operator to lift and slide pipe cleaning and priming machine over end of pipe.
  • Starts engine and moves levers to rotate cleaning and priming heads around pipe, and to propel machine along pipeline.
  • Opens valve to start flow of hot asphalt coating onto pipe surfaces.
  • May operate machine to remove heavy deposits of scale, rust, or other foreign matter from pipes preparatory to cleaning and coating and be designated pipe-cleaning-machine operator.
Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Irvine, California, United States

Job family: Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Job family population: 9,000

Estimated population of Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator jobs: 214

Rate of error: 10.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Irvine, California

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Description: Irvine () is a master-planned city in Orange County, California, United States in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The Irvine Company started developing the area in the 1960s and the city was formally incorporated on December 28, 1971. The 66-square-mile (170 km2) city had a population of 212,375 as of the 2010 census; in 2018 the California Department of Finance estimated the city's population at 276,176.A number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors, have their national or international headquarters in Irvine. Irvine is also home to several higher education institutions including...

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