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Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator Salary
in Sacramento, California

$54,941 (USD)

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The average pay for a Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator is $54,941 a year and $26 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator is between $40,410 and $67,071. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, California

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Description: Sacramento ( SAK-rə-MEN-toh; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]; Spanish for "sacrament") is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in Northern California's Sacramento Valley, Sacramento's estimated 2018 population of 501,334 makes it the sixth-largest city in California and the ninth largest capital in the United States. Sacramento is the seat of the California Legislature and the Governor of California, making it the state's political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. Sacramento is also the cultural...

Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator Job Listings for Sacramento, California

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May 30
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Marathon Staffing
Machine Operators ALL SHIFTS Marathon is a growing workforce solutions provider with over twenty ... New employees will be trained by knowledgeable supervisors on various tasks. • Clean, safe work ...
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May 9
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Job duties of a machine operator is to monitor the events of a manufacturing to verify results. ... Clean and maintain work area * Follow all safety guidelines and policies * Repetitive Work. Shift ...
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