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Water Regulator & Valve Repairer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,346 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$489

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Water Regulator & Valve Repairer is $37,346 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Water Regulator & Valve Repairer is between $28,456 and $44,642. 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:
  • Inspects, maintains, repairs, and replaces control devices, such as water pressure regulators, gate valves, and hydrants on water mains in water treatment and distribution systems: inspects, disassembles, and repairs damaged or malfunctioning control devices of water distribution systems, using handtools.
  • Cleans parts of rust and scale, using scraper and emery cloth.
  • Lubricates wearing surfaces of movable parts.
  • Replaces defective parts or installs new control devices, using handtools.
  • Turns pentagonal nut, using wrench or handwheel to adjust control devices regulators to control water pressure and flow for operating conditions, such as water main leaks, shut-offs, and for trial and emergency purposes.
  • May grind valve seat to remove surface flaws to avoid leakage, using special grinding tool.
  • Prepares requisitions and reports concerning materials needed to effect repairs, cause, and extent of damage to equipment.
Water Regulator & Valve Repairer 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 Water Regulator & Valve Repairer jobs: 1,675

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,294
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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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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