Chief Operating Engineer Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Chief Operating Engineer in United States

The average salary of a(n) Chief Operating Engineer in United States is $130,766.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Chief Operating Engineer in United States is $62.87.

The average bonus of a(n) Chief Operating Engineer in United States is $9,624.00.

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Directs and coordinates operation of major generating plant of electric power system: directs and coordinates periodic plant inspections to evaluate condition of equipment. Prepares work orders for major maintenance or repairs. Reviews daily operating reports and other records to ensure specified operating characteristics in control of steam and electric power generating equipment. Confers with personnel, such as switchboard operator to diagnose equipment malfunctions during emergencies and directs activities to restore normal operation or to shutdown malfunctioning unit. Notifies load dispatcher of shutdown or major changes in power output of unit preparatory to transfer of load to other units. Cooperates with superintendent, tests and safety inspector in routine and special tests and plant inspections to improve operations and maintain safe working conditions. May prepare operating budget. May perform personnel activities of department, such as recruitment, hiring, and training. Less

Directs and coordinates operation of major generating plant of electric power system: directs and coordinates periodic plant inspections to evaluate condition of equipment. Prepares work orders for major maintenance or repairs. Reviews daily operating reports and other records to ensure... More

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