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Switchboard Operator (Chemical) Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$74,883 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,543

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Switchboard Operator (Chemical) is $74,883 a year and $36 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Switchboard Operator (Chemical) is between $53,478 and $92,483. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls powerhouse equipment, such as converters, rectifiers, transformers, and generators, to direct, distribute, and maintain power to chemical processing equipment, according to demand: moves switches on central control panel to regulate converters and rectifiers to convert alternating current or direct current and transmit it to electrolytic cell department, according to production demand.
  • Observes demand meters, gauges, and recording instruments and moves controls to ensure efficient power utilization, equipment operation, and maintain power distribution, according to departmental demands.
  • Monitors gauges, alarms, and oscilloscopes to detect and prevent damage to equipment and disruption of power.
  • Records operational data, such as chart and meter readings, power demand and usage, malfunctions and repairs, and operating time.
  • Cleans, lubricates, repairs, and adjusts equipment, using handtools.
  • May turn valves to regulate pressure on lines drawing chlorine to electrolytic cells.
  • When controlling specific equipment only, may be designated by unit as motor-generator-set operator; rectifier operator.
Switchboard Operator (Chemical) Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Switchboard Operator (Chemical) jobs: 1,365

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$86,810
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Switchboard Operator (Chemical) is $74,883 a year and $36 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Switchboard Operator (Chemical) is between $53,478 and $92,483. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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