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Development Mechanic Salary
in Delaware, United States

$42,860 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Development Mechanic is $42,860 a year and $21 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Development Mechanic is between $32,048 and $51,844. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Lays out, fabricates, and assembles developmental or experimental structural and mechanical parts and assemblies, and installs parts and assemblies in prototype aircraft or spacecraft, following engineering information, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, and shop equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, loft information, and related engineering data to plan sequence of operations and methods for fabricating, assembling, and installing parts and assemblies.
  • Lays out radii, angle, and dimensions of parts on assorted materials, using precision measuring and marking instruments, such as gauges, calipers, scale, and scriber, applying trigonometric calculations to solve layout problems.
  • Sets up and operates shop equipment, such as bandsaw, lathe, table saw, drill press, shear, and brake, to shape and form parts.
  • Verifies dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Drills, countersinks, and reams holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, rivets, and other fasteners, using power tools.
  • Aligns and joins structural assemblies, using transit, sight level, handtools, power tools, clamps, and fasteners.
  • Installs experimental parts and assemblies in prototype structure to verify accuracy of layout and assembly.
  • Tests functional performance of installed parts.
  • Confers with engineers to resolve fabrication and installation problems.
  • May fabricate or modify tooling, such as jigs, fixtures, templates, and form blocks.
  • May fabricate and assemble reduced-scale mockups of parts and assemblies.
  • May be designated by type of part or assembly developed.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Development Mechanic Job Listings for Delaware, United States

R&D Electro-Mechanical Technician
Jan 15
Wilmington, DE, USA
Kelly Services
Our client is looking for a contingent work for a 12 month assignment to assist in a R&D project ... Required BS Degree in Electrical, Electro Mechanical, Instrumentation Engineering or related field
Research and Development Technician
Oct 23
Wilmington, DE, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Research and Development Technician Wilmington, DE $30-$32/hour Research and Development Technician ... Mechanical, Instrumentation Engineering or related field • Experience repairing hardware ...
Research and Development Technician
Dec 13
Wilmington, DE, USA
Tech Mahindra Limited
Role: Research and Development Technician Location: Wilmington, DE Duration: 12 + Months ... Required: • BS Degree in Electrical, Electro Mechanical, Instrumentation Engineering or related ...
Systems Engineer
Dec 21
Wilmington, DE, USA
TAI Engineering
The ideal candidate would contribute to the development of business and capabilities. The Systems ... Develops a mechanism to proactively assess business needs and to identify points of leverage across ...
Supervisor - AR (Insurance)
Jan 4
New Castle, DE, USA
... mechanisms in order to ensure account resolution efficiency and reporting * Has the ability to ... We invest in our team members through training and development to help them reach their career goal ...