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Scouring Train Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$28,389 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$375

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scouring Train Operator is $28,389 a year and $14 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Scouring Train Operator is between $22,238 and $33,300. 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

Description:
  • Operates scouring train (series of tanks or bowls) to wash, rinse, and dry raw wool preparatory to dyeing or carding: turns valves to start continuous flow of water, detergent, and acid into bowls.
  • Reads thermometer and turns steam valves to heat wash and rinse solutions to specified operating temperature.
  • Starts machine that feeds raw wool from hopper into washbowl and activates rakes that move wool through bowls to squeeze rolls and rinse bowl.
  • Patrols scouring train to detect choke-up at squeeze rolls and removes jammed fibers by hand.
  • Observes sudsing in washbowls and turns valve to increase or decrease concentration of detergent.
  • Tests acidity of solution in finishing bowl by titration.
  • Turns valve to control flow of acid to maintain specified concentration.
  • Starts fans that circulate hot air in drier.
  • Feels wool delivered from drier and adjusts thermostatic control if wool is not dry.
  • Drains and cleans machine.
  • May feed raw wool into scouring machine hopper.
  • May direct activities of team workers and be designated scouring-train operator, chief (carpet & rug; textile).
Scouring Train Operator Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 9,800

Estimated population of Scouring Train Operator jobs: 557

Rate of error: 5.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,911
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...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scouring Train Operator is $28,389 a year and $14 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Scouring Train Operator is between $22,238 and $33,300. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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