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Mechanic Experimental Structural Assembly Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,928 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanic Experimental Structural Assembly is $44,928 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanic Experimental Structural Assembly is between $33,594 and $54,344. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Mechanic Experimental Structural Assembly Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 378,320

Estimated population of Mechanic Experimental Structural Assembly jobs: 9,969

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Mechanic Experimental Structural Assembly Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyons HR
... assembly or adjustment of various aircraft components · Test aircraft operations to identify ... structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools · Check for corrosion ...
Fabrication Manager (HSE) Fully bilingual (English/Spanish)
Apr 26
Des Plaines, IL, USA
BEPC, Inc.
This position requires in-depth knowledge of steel & pipe fabrication and assembly of modules. The ... Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Management, • Piping Engineering, Structural Engineering or ...
Facility Maintenance Technician
Mar 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Total Staffing Solutions
... mechanical, structural, plumbing, pipe threading and equipment repair or replacement. * Responsible ... Skilled in reading and following blueprints and assembly instructions. * Skilled in using hand and ...
VDC/BIM Specialist
Mar 11
Review structural and architectural construction drawings and create structure drawings and models ... Produce formwork assembly drawings and other internal drawings as required * Assist senior ...
Engineering Technician II - Medical Device
Apr 23
Round Lake, IL, USA
Kelly Services
... and experiments. • May make detailed observations, analyze data and interpret results. • ... assembly and testing portions of projects (e.g. Product performance and software script testing
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