Utilities Switchboard Operator Salary in United States

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Utilities Switchboard Operator in United States

The average salary of a(n) Utilities Switchboard Operator in United States is $69,094.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Utilities Switchboard Operator in United States is $33.22.

The average bonus of a(n) Utilities Switchboard Operator in United States is $1,423.00.

Job Description:

Controls central switchboard in electric generating plant to distribute power output among generators according to generator capacity and power demands, and to regulate flow and distribution of power from generators to transmission power lines: determines number of generators required to meet power demands according to load estimates received from load dispatcher. Notifies turbine operator to start additional generators when switchboard gauges indicate power demands are approaching capacity of operating generators. Observes synchroscope, voltmeters, and frequency indicators, and operates switchboard controls to synchronize speed of incoming generator with operating units, and to adjust generator output voltage and frequency to match output of operating generators. Closes switch to connect incoming generator to bus bar at instant when synchroscope indicates generator is in phase with outgoing power lines. Operates switchboard controls to disconnect generators from bus bar as power demand decreases or when equipment malfunctions. Constantly observes switchboard meters and gauges to verify operating status of equipment. Compiles records of switching and generating operations. May operate switches to control distribution of power over feeder circuits between generating station and substations feeder-switchboard operator. May control automatic steam-generating boiler from switchboard during normal operations and direct other workers who shut down and repair equipment boiler operator. May start, shut down, and monitor o. Less

Controls central switchboard in electric generating plant to distribute power output among generators according to generator capacity and power demands, and to regulate flow and distribution of power from generators to transmission power lines: determines number of generators required to... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Utilities Switchboard Operator?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in United States

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Utilities Switchboard Operator in United States

Surface Maintenance Mechanic - Draper, UT

Department of the Army

Equipment includes such items as radios, field telephones, amplifiers, switchboards, recorders, intercoms. Troubleshoots, repairs and overhauls major systems to...

View job on Indeed.com

LOAD DISPATCHER 5233 C - Los Angeles, CA

City of Los Angeles, CA

Two years of full-time paid experience as an electric station operator, steam plant operator, electric distribution mechanic, electrical mechanic, hydroelectric...

View job on Indeed.com

Surface Maintenance Repairer - Kinston, NC

Department of the Army

May perform routine maintenance and limited repairs on basic communication equipment such as radios, field telephones, amplifiers, switchboards, recorders,...

View job on Indeed.com

Stationary Engineer - New York, NY

DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

Large and small scale piping, valves and associated operators. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6...

View job on Indeed.com

Plant Operations Engineer (POE) - New York, NY

Columbia University

Hold and maintain PBS (Petroleum Bulk Storage) Class B Operator. Coordinates utility system maintenance and repair of University personnel and contract services...

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x