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Valve Inspector Salary
in Idaho, United States

$40,907 (USD)

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Last updated: April 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Valve Inspector is $40,907 a year and $20 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Valve Inspector is between $30,379 and $49,689. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Rebuilds safety and flow valves used on compressed and liquefied gas cylinders, drums, or railway cars: disassembles valve, using bench vise and handtools.
  • Inspects components for surface flaws, and defects in stem and threads.
  • Reams valve seats with hand reamer and dresses threads with tap and die.
  • Immerses parts in cleaning solution and reassembles valve.
  • Dips valve in molten lead, using tongs, to prevent leakage.
  • Attaches valve and fusible plug to high-pressure gasline, submerges it in water, and observes for bubbles to test valve and plug for leaks.
  • Melts out defective plugs, scrapes hole clean, and pours in new metal.
  • Records number of valves tested and test results.
  • May attach gauge and open air valve to test filled cylinders for pressure.
  • May brush or spray chemical solution around valves to test filled cylinders for leaks.
  • May fill cylinders cylinder filler.
Valve Inspector Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Valve Inspector jobs: 1,269

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Valve Inspector Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Tire Technician
Apr 11
Idaho Falls, ID, USA
Commercial Tire
Mounting and dismounting tires, flat repair and inspection. This is core of the business function ... Replace valve stems and remove puncturing objects. - Patch over ruptures in the tire casings ...
Water Maintenance Supervisor
Apr 9
Meridian, ID, USA
City of Meridian, Idaho - Government
... Valve, and Fire Hydrant Programs; Assist in development, manage and execute annual water ... Responsible to coordinate timely infrastructure inspection, asset data collection, and implement ...
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