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Field Mechanic Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$53,357 (USD)

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The average pay for a Field Mechanic is $53,357 a year and $26 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Field Mechanic is between $39,516 and $64,866. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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 %



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Field Mechanic Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

May 20
Fairfield, NJ, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Mechanic Fairfield, New Jersey Are you looking to make a career change to a rapidly growing company ... fields and further their careers. Ultimately, to be valued as a trusted advisor by our clients ...
Technician 2 (2019-2016)
May 20
Hicksville, NY, USA
Sunbelt Rentals
Construction Equipment Mechanic, Equipment Mechanic, Equipment Technician, Field Mechanic, Field Service Technician, Field Technician, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Heavy Equipment Technician, Mechanic ...
Diesel Mechanic
May 13
Flushing, NY, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
Diesel Mechanic Flushing, NY Job Id: 3547 Possess a combination of education and technical ... fields and further their careers. Ultimately, to be valued as a trusted advisor by our clients ...
Diesel Mechanic
Apr 27
Elizabeth, NJ, USA
Rockstar Mechanics
Some field work may be required, Diesel Mechanics must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record. This is a great opportunity to join a company that you can grow your career with.
Mechanic Technician for Tank Trailers
Apr 11
Paterson, NJ, USA
Polar Service Centers
Mechanics that know how to weld are great candidates for this job. HM183 and DOT inspection ... field are preferred. Physical Demands: The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds ...
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