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Substation Operator Chief Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$85,021 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$2,967

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Substation Operator Chief is $85,021 a year and $41 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Substation Operator Chief is between $60,372 and $105,176. 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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating and maintaining electrical and mechanical equipment at electrical substation used to control flow of current through transmission lines: directs switching operations to drop station voltage load under low frequency conditions in order to determine loss of generator sources, and to resynchronize transmission lines after power separation during emergencies.
  • Inspects equipment, such as control and meter boards, relays, circuit breakers, and transformer lines to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Records instrument readings at designated intervals and completes daily and monthly reports to indicate data, such as current loads, voltage loads, outages, and inspections.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Substation Operator Chief Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 611,800

Estimated population of Substation Operator Chief jobs: 502

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$98,562
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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