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Speed Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$40,131 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Speed Operator is $40,131 a year and $19 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Speed Operator is between $31,199 and $48,052. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates equipment from pulpit of rolling mill to start, stop, and regulate speed of rolls, rollers, conveyors, and edgers to reduce gauge of steel slabs and billets: turns master switch and motor-breaker switches to build up voltage of mill motors.
  • Moves levers and switches to set specified roll speeds at each roll stand and signals furnace crew to release slab or billet onto entry conveyor.
  • Observes gauges, tachometers, and product being rolled to determine if specified roll speed, motor load, and tension on product is being maintained.
  • Adjusts controls to regulate rolling speed, to prevent looping, warping, or stretching of product as gauge and temperature of product is reduced and roll draft is changed.
  • Stops motors or shut down mill for repairs or roll changes.
  • May assist other workers in making roll changes, and in repairing, replacing, or adjusting roll line equipment, using handtools.
Speed Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 25,610

Estimated population of Speed Operator jobs: 251

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Speed Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Die Cutter Operator / Stamping / Machine Operator
May 14
Springfield, NJ, USA
Wicked Staffing Solutions
... speed and the efficient use of the equipment · Performs frequent quality checks and approvals as per policy · Inspects the finished product for quality prior to its moving on to Finishing · Helps ...
Large Format Print Operator
Apr 25
Jersey City, NJ, USA
C2 Imaging I Vomela
Large Format Print Operator Business is Booming at C2 Imaging! As a leading supplier of digitally ... speed and quality as a priority. You will operate multiple machines simultaneously. -Problem ...
System Operator/Technician - 3rd Shift
May 17
South Brunswick Township, NJ, USA
Symbotic is currently seeking talented Automated System Operator join our team who would be ... Our modular and scalable solutions utilize existing space and high-speed robotics combined with ...
Chemical Operator
Apr 24
Peekskill, NY, USA
BASF Corporation
Adjust controls and valves to maintain systems at specified temperature, pressure and speed. ... Chemical Operators work a 12 hour shift on a 3, 2, 2, 3 schedule 24/7 * This position is a night ...
Machine Operator - Dayton, NJ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
Mar 18
Dayton, NJ, USA
Pratt Industries
Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed. * Train and assist First and Second Helpers with job duties on the machine. * Cross-train on other ...
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