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Power Plant Assistant Salary
in New York, United States

$73,260 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Power Plant Assistant is $73,260 a year and $35 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Power Plant Assistant is between $52,692 and $90,329. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Power Plant Assistant. 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

  • Compiles gauge readings and performs other tasks as directed by switchboard operator in electric-generating plant: records gauge and meter readings on switchboard and panelboards at specified intervals.
  • Opens and closes switches to regulate generation and flow of electric power.
  • Cleans and oils mechanical and electrical equipment and reports malfunctions, such as meter fluctuations, abnormal sounds, and overheating.
  • May assist in performing tests to diagnose and locate cause of equipment malfunction.
  • May work in substation that distributes and generates electric power and be designated substation operator helper, generation.
Power Plant Assistant Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Power Plant Assistant jobs: 1,754

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Power Plant Assistant Job Listings for New York, United States

Power Plant Engineer
Mar 7
Middletown, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
... power plant; responsible for plant performance monitoring and regulatory compliance. This is ... â€¢ Assist in the development and administration of the department's engineering and inspection ...
Production Assistant Kids Apparel
Mar 15
New York, NY, USA
... as routine power plant maintenance and outage services for coal and nuclear energy providers. The company also designs and implements solutions for ash pond management and closure, landfill ...
Real Time Systems Engineer II
Mar 9
White Plains, United States
New York Power Authority
Power the economic growth and competitiveness of New York State by providing customers with low ... Plant operations. Assist with daily support of end-users of plant-wide business and local area ...
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic - Assistant - req# 1758
Jan 31
Clifton, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Small size plastic manufacturing plant. * Adjust and calibrate equipment * Maintain and repair ... Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools ...
Level 1 IT Technician
Mar 13
East Rockaway, NY, USA
... Â· Assist with deployment and installation of all hardware and software related to client ... as well as routine power plant maintenance and outage services for coal and nuclear energy ...
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