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Valve Repairer Reclamation Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,331 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Valve Repairer Reclamation is $49,331 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Valve Repairer Reclamation is between $36,535 and $59,971. 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

  • Repairs defective valves and pipefittings removed from refinery pipelines, following specifications and using handtools and power tools: clamps valve gauge in vise.
  • Grinds surfaces of valve gauge to specified finish, using portable grinder.
  • Cleans valve parts, using electric buffer and solvents.
  • Verifies dimensions of valve parts, using calipers.
  • Sends parts that require machining to machine shop.
  • Orders new parts by catalog number, size, and type.
  • Assembles and repacks valves, using handtools.
  • Screws valve on testing device and moves handle of hydraulic pump to test valve at specified pressures.
  • Tightens bolts to stop leaks, using wrench.
  • Removes flanges and pipefittings from pipe, using wrenches and acetylene cutting torch.
  • Cleans flanges and fittings, using sandblasting equipment sandblaster.
  • Paints valves and fittings, using spray gun.
  • Keeps inventory record of valves, flanges, and pipefittings by size and type.
  • May recondition other refinery equipment, such as steam traps, water glasses, tubing, and condenser sections.
Valve Repairer Reclamation Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Valve Repairer Reclamation jobs: 1,711

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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