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Instrument Mechanic Weapons System Salary
in Alabama, United States

$39,942 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$607

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrument Mechanic Weapons System is $39,942 a year and $19 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Instrument Mechanic Weapons System is between $29,744 and $48,435. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs, tests, and calibrates optomechanical instruments, such as range finders, gun directors, and fire-control instruments, according to specifications, using handtools, bench machines, and precision measuring instruments: disassembles optomechanical instruments and inspects for defects, such as broken or worn mechanical parts and scratched or defectively coated optical elements.
  • Fabricates replacement parts, using bench lathes, drill presses, and milling machines.
  • Cleans optical element, using cloth, and immerses element in solution to remove defective coating.
  • Files and hones mechanical parts to facilitate meshing of gears.
  • Coats optical element, using coating equipment.
  • Reassembles instruments and adjusts parts to ensure freedom of movement, using handtools.
  • Installs instrument in test fixture or mount, and sights known objective of fixed distance and height to test sighting accuracy of instrument.
  • Adjusts readings on instrument dials to calibrate instrument according to observation.
  • Measures dial graduations and scales to verify accuracy, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Engraves scales and graduations on instrument dials to correct errors, using pantograph engraving machine.
Instrument Mechanic Weapons System Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

Job family population: 12,010

Estimated population of Instrument Mechanic Weapons System jobs: 554

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,303
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Instrument Mechanic Weapons System Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Quality Engineer/HW Manufacturing
Mar 21
Huntsville, AL, USA
a.i. solultions
Formulates, evaluates, and applies component failure mechanisms and physics of failure to independently understand and identify electrical/electronic components of complex weapon systems conformance ...
Sr Electrical/Quality Engineer
Mar 7
Huntsville, AL, USA
a.i. solultions
Formulate, evaluate, and apply component failure mechanisms and physics of failure to independently understand and identify electrical/electronic components of complex weapon systems for conformance ...
Parts, Materials & Processes Engineer
Mar 8
Huntsville, AL, USA
a.i. solultions
Formulates, evaluates, and applies component failure mechanisms and physics of failure to independently understand and identify electrical/electronic components of complex weapon systems conformance ...
PLC (Controls Eng.)
Jan 26
Vance, AL, USA
SWJ Technology
Defines instrument and controls requirements and establishes control system design criteria based ... Provides supervision of electrical and mechanical trades and contractors during control system and ...
Controls Engineer
Jan 21
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
HRU Technical Resources
Defines instrument and controls requirements and establishes control system design criteria based ... Provides supervision of electrical and mechanical trades and contractors during control system and ...
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