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Rotor Casting Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,737 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotor Casting Machine Operator is $40,737 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Rotor Casting Machine Operator is between $30,792 and $48,985. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Rotor Casting Machine Operator. 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

  • Sets up and operates die press, using demountable dies (dies with interchangeable parts) to cast motor and generator rotors: stacks rotor core laminations lamination assembler and mounts them over keyed mandrel secured to die base of casting machine.
  • Verifies skew of core slots, using fixed gauge and places die shell and top plate over assembly and secures with c-clamp.
  • Loads aluminum bar stock into pot-type furnace.
  • Observes thermocouple dial and turns gas valve to regulate temperature of molten metal.
  • Lines cylinder pot with asbestos strips and disk to prevent chilling.
  • Pours specified amount of molten aluminum into cylinder, using hand ladle.
  • Loads die and lamination assembly into press cavity and closes door.
  • Pulls levers to activate die rams that force molten aluminum through and around laminations and eject cast rotor from press cylinder.
  • Removes and stamps rotor with identifying data.
Rotor Casting Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Rotor Casting Machine Operator jobs: 7,862

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Rotor Casting Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

CNC Machinist
Apr 25
Chicago, IL, USA
CNC Machinist If you are a CNC operator with 3 years of experience, please read on! Located in the ... We specialize in 3D printing, casters, fabricators and more. With our facility being over 15,500 ...
CNC Operator
May 1
South Elgin, IL, USA
KrisDee & Associates
... from castings, forgings, extrusions and plate. We are a strategic supplier to a wide variety of industries. With a large investment in modern, high-speed, CNC machining centers, KrisDee provides ...
CNC Operator - 2nd Shift
Apr 9
Chicago, IL, USA
WaterSaver Faucet Co.
You will be responsible for operating CNC lathes and mills, working to turn valuable castings, forgings, and bar stock into quality parts for our customers. Operate and adjust CNC machine tools to ...
Production Operator
Mar 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Finkl Steel
You will operate machinery and equipment, as well as work safely and learn the operation of steel ... die casting tool steels and custom open-die forgings, processing over 200,000 tons of steel each ...
Foundry Utililty
Apr 15
Michigan City, IN, USA
B-Line, Blast Operator, Core & Mold Maker, Floors) * B-Line : Machine operation, set up machine ... Load blast, unload blast, remove excess iron and unload Blast and vacuum out casting * Core & Mold ...
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