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Field Mechanic Salary
in Idaho, United States

$41,739 (USD)

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Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Field Mechanic is $41,739 a year and $20 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Field Mechanic is between $30,913 and $50,743. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Field Mechanic. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Repairs, maintains, and installs oil well drilling machinery and equipment, using handtools and following oral and written work orders: attaches hoisting cables to pumps, transmissions, diesel engines, and other equipment at drill sites, lashes equipment to trucks for transfer to repair yard, and guides lowering of equipment onto blocks in or near repair shop.
  • Disassembles engines and mechanical units, using hand and power wrenches, screwdrivers, and other handtools.
  • Cleans parts, such as pistons, valves, and parts of transmissions and clutches, using steam hose and detergents.
  • Inspects parts for defects.
  • Installs specified new or reconditioned parts, such as relined brake bands and clutch plates, sprockets, pump cylinders, and other parts of engines and mud pumps.
  • Reassembles complete units.
  • Tests function of pumps and other mechanical units, using auxiliary power.
  • Test-runs engines at various speeds and observes efficiency of operations.
  • Welds broken structures, such as engine mounts, hand rails, machine guards, and pipe racks, using electric and acetylene welding equipment.
  • Paints reconditioned units, using spray gun.
  • Installs repaired equipment at drill sites, observes operations, and readjusts components, as necessary.
  • May maintain, repair, and install machinery and equipment at drill sites and be designated field mechanic.
Field Mechanic Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Field Mechanic jobs: 4,286

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Field Mechanic Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Technician In Charge\Shop Manager
Feb 15
Nampa, ID, USA
North America Central School Bus, LLC
IMMEDIATE OPENING - Experienced Diesel Mechanic needed in Nampa, ID to work on school bus fleet. We ... If you included field trips and summer school along with taking students to and from school every ...
Diesel Mechanic - Relo to Ski Resort Area - Near Denver
Feb 14
Boise, ID, USA
DBS Search Group
We are looking for a Diesel Mechanic to join our team! - Great Pay, Full Benefits, Paid Vacations, Tool and Education/Certification Programs Responsibilities: * Repair and maintain Fleet * Perform ...
Diesel Mechanic
Jan 15
Pingree, ID, USA
Wada Farms, Inc.
We are looking for a Diesel Mechanic to join our team ! You will be responsible for repairing various trucks and trailers in our farm shop. Responsibilities: * Repair trucks, trailers, and other ...
Maintenance Mechanic
Jan 10
Twin Falls, ID, USA
Management Recruiters of Boise
We are seeking multiple, (7+), Maintenance Mechanics for a large, rapidly expanding facility in Idaho's Magic Valley. This facility is going through rapid capital expansion. We offer immediate ...
Feb 6
Nampa, ID, USA
CRH Americas Materials
Position Overview Repairs and maintains construction equipment and mechanical equipment such as trucks, trailers, batch plants, paving machines, bulldozers, engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor ...
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