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Development Mechanic Salary
in Vermont, United States

$41,000 (USD)

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Last updated: April 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Development Mechanic is $41,000 a year and $20 an hour in Vermont, United States. The average salary range for a Development Mechanic is between $30,657 and $49,593. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Vermont, 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.
Development Mechanic Job Prevalence in Vermont, United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 378,320

Estimated population of Development Mechanic jobs: 9,969

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Development Mechanic Job Listings for Vermont, United States

Business Development Executive
Apr 3
Hartford, VT, USA
Granite State Plumbing & Heating
The main cores of our business are commercial mechanical contracting, commercial plumbing and HVAC service, and preventative maintenance. We build
Manufacturing Engineer
Feb 14
Vergennes, VT, USA
QuEST Global Engineering
... Development: collaborate and mentor QuEST Team Members Cross-functional teams Geographic re-assignments Quality Management and Continuous Improvement Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or ...
Configuration Management Engineer
Feb 22
Vergennes, VT, USA
QuEST Global Engineering
Work with configuration management to track hardware for production and development. Secondary Job ... more years of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology experience in an Aerospace ...
Junior Electrical Engineer
Mar 19
Vergennes, VT, USA
QuEST Global Engineering
... to read mechanical/electrical drawings and solid understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and ... Development: collaborate and mentor QuEST Team Members Cross-functional teams Geographic re ...
Quality Inspector
Apr 11
Vergennes, VT, USA
QuEST Global Engineering
Work with a cross functional team to provide support for development to production program ... mechanical and electrical) drawings and schematics * May provide earned value support to monitor ...
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