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Treatment Plant Mechanic Salary
in Illinois, United States

$53,797 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Treatment Plant Mechanic is $53,797 a year and $26 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Treatment Plant Mechanic is between $39,459 and $65,784. 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

  • Maintains and repairs machines and equipment used to process and distribute water for human consumption and industrial use: dismantles, or partially dismantles electric motors, turbines, pumps, hydraulic valves, chlorinators, limers, meters, gauges, and other equipment, to gain access to or remove faulty parts, using hand and power tools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and hoists.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Inspects machines and equipment periodically, lubricating moving parts, or replacing worn parts to prevent breakdown or malfunctioning.
  • May operate plant equipment to process and distribute water water-treatment-plant operator (waterworks).
Treatment Plant Mechanic Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Treatment Plant Mechanic jobs: 37,013

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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...

Treatment Plant Mechanic Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Waste Water Treatment Operator - 2nd shift
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Fareva Morton Grove
Performs all operations necessary to operate the liquid waste treatment plant including all start ... Must have good mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. * Must be able to read piping schematics ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 2
Naperville, USA
Job Juncture, Inc.
Meet plant objectives in safety, quality, cost and customer care * Follow safety rules and ... Waste water treatment experience * Knowledge of Welding; Mig Tig, Oxy, Acc, Brazing and SMAW (Stick ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
... treatment systems in entire plant * Complete all necessary documentation as described under company guidelines. Must comply with all company safety rules and policies Qualifications Minimum ...
Jun 24
Joliet, IL, USA
... plant, which includes operating and controlling the following: * Water Treatment Systems ... We encourage qualified candidates with strong mechanical aptitude and/or military or technical ...
Field Service (Waste Water Machinery)
Jun 23
Schaumburg, IL, USA
... or treatment plant operators • Work closely with the Service Manager to ensure site work is ... mechanical equipment, gear reducers, motors, hydraulics, control panels, PLC's, VFD's, etc. • ...
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