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Pipe Fitter Street Services Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$57,448 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,827

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pipe Fitter Street Services is $57,448 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Pipe Fitter Street Services is between $42,020 and $70,307. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Lays pipe to repair and extend nonwelded gas mains and to install or repair service pipes between mains and residences: drills hole in section of main to which new pipe will be fitted and inserts inflated rubber bag to seal off flow of gas.
  • Removes faulty pipe by unscrewing bolts at joint with hand wrench.
  • Lays gas mains by fitting spigot end of one pipe section into bell end of another.
  • Bolts joints together.
  • Places wooden blocks under pipe to adjust pipe to line and grade, testing gradient with carpenter's level.
  • Fastens steel cap over free end of gas-main extensions.
  • Drills hole or installs reducing fitting in main where service pipes begin.
  • Bolts saddle clamp around main, preparatory to welding.
  • Drills hole through welded saddle clamp into main, using power drill.
  • Cuts, threads, and screws together sections of pipe forming service line, and lays service line in trench.
  • Bolts end of service line to saddle clamp, using special compression coupling to produce gas-tight connection.
  • Removes rubber expanding bag to resume flow of gas and caps holes with screw plugs.
  • Installs various gas-main attachments, such as drips, ells, and tees.
  • Tests pipe for weak joints by forcing air into pipe with air compressor and coating joints with soap and water, and notes formation of bubbles, indicating leak.
  • Tightens bolts or repairs leaky joints.
  • May install gas meters.
  • May install pipes beneath roads, lawns, or locations where not feasible to dig trenches, by forcing pipe through earth with special pipe jack.
  • May direct crew in excavating trench and positioning pipe.
  • May fuse bonds t.
Pipe Fitter Street Services Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Job family population: 428,260

Estimated population of Pipe Fitter Street Services jobs: 32,728

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,598
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Pipe Fitter Street Services Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Reliability Services Technician *Moving to Chicago Heights Soon*
Mar 27
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RelaDyne
Responsible for frequent travel and daily execution of project related tasks such as pipe fitting, system monitoring and inventorying all equipment and consumables while ensuring field services are ...
HVAC Service Technician
Apr 15
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Service 1 Plumbing, Heating & A/C, Inc
We are currently accepting resumes for commercial HVAC/R service technicians Duties to include ... systems, pipe fitting, welding/brazing and mechanical layouts. Company Description We are an ...
HVAC Service Technician
Apr 15
Naperville, IL, USA
Service 1 Plumbing, Heating & A/C, Inc
We are currently accepting resumes for commercial HVAC/R service technicians Duties to include ... systems, pipe fitting, welding/brazing and mechanical layouts. Company Description We are an ...
Regional Co Lead Customer Service Clerk
May 15
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Spears Manufacturing
... valves, fittings and pipe since 1969. Due to our companies dynamic growth we are currently are ... Service Clerk. This is a career position with a national company that has over 24 plants and ...
HVAC Service Technician
Mar 20
Plainfield, IL, USA
Service 1 Plumbing, Heating & A/C, Inc
We are currently accepting resumes for commercial HVAC/R service technicians Duties to include ... systems,pipe fitting,welding/brazing and mechanical layouts. Company Description We are an ...
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