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Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$51,975 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator is $51,975 a year and $25 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator is between $38,229 and $63,450. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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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 Illinois, 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 Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Pipe Cleaning & Priming Machine Operator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Machine Operator 3rd Shift
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Labor Solutions, LLC
Machine Operator Chicago, IL 3rd Shift 11PM-7:30 AM (Mandatory OT.) Starting Pay: $13.00/Hr. Temp ... clean and orderly. • Notify supervisor of hazardous or unsanitary conditions. • Notify ...
Bag Machine Operator will pay relocation
Jun 17
Granite City, IL, USA
Flexo Finders
Performs daily maintenance on machine including: oiling machine, cleaning drum area of machine, re ... operators and teammates at shift change. • Adheres and maintains equipment to all GMP and AIB ...
Machine Operator
Jun 13
Alsip, IL, USA
Total Staffing Solutions
Machine Operator Job Location: Alsip, IL Job Type: Temp-to-Hire Salary: $13.25/hour, raise upon ... Maintains a clean and safe environment for all employees by proactively identifying and correcting ...
Machine Operator Production - 3rd Shift
Jun 11
Chatsworth, IL, USA
Prinsco has an opportunity for a motivated Machine Operator on 3rd shift in Chatsworth, IL. We ... Prinsco is one of the leading manufacturers of corrugated plastic pipe and accessories for water ...
Experienced Machine Operator - Bonuses & Raises 2nd Shift (AU#319566)
May 29
Aurora, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
A machine operator is JCEM, Croybilt, Waterjet, Solent. Skilled Operator Requirements ... Punctual Works well with others Cleans up after themselves Fills out Production Trackers with ...
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