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Operational Test Mechanic Salary
in Colorado Springs, Colorado

$60,087 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,154

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $60,087 a year and $29 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $43,461 and $73,842. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Conducts final operational testing and troubleshooting of entire electrical, hydraulic, oxygen, pneumatic, fuel, surface control and rigging systems, and component parts installed in aircraft, under simulated flight conditions, according to blueprints, diagrams, engineering documents, and specifications, using precision instruments and test equipment: locates and disassembles structural, mechanical, electrical, or other parts and assemblies to facilitate testing, using blueprints, diagrams, handtools, and power tools.
  • Attaches fittings, clamps, lines, and hoses to test equipment, such as hydraulic test bench, pressure or vacuum test cart, and fuel quantity calibration equipment, and connects test equipment to system components to be tested.
  • Operates test consoles, test equipment, and aircraft controls, or observes operation of system components, such as control surfaces and landing gear, being operated by other workers to determine system performance under simulated flight conditions.
  • Communicates with other workers during system checkout, using radio headset or other communication device.
  • Operates steering cart or aircraft controls to move aircraft.
  • Interprets and analyzes test results to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Adjusts, replaces, or repairs defective components, or documents rework to be completed by others.
  • Records operational test and rework information.
  • Fabricates test aids as required.
  • May perform operational testing of specific electrical, mechanical, or other aircraft system and be designated checkout mechanic, hydraulic and rigging.
Operational Test Mechanic Job Prevalence in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 557,510

Estimated population of Operational Test Mechanic jobs: 1,182

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,657
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Description: Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol, Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of Pikes Peak, which rises 14,115 feet (4,302 m) above sea...

Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Colorado Springs, Colorado

System Integration/Test Engineer (Lead)
Oct 22
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories LLC
Also, engineering and integration tasks to ensure continued system operations of the Combat Mission ... Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer ...
Project Management
Dec 4
Colorado Springs, United States
PLS Mechanical
PLS Mechanical, Inc www.plsmech.com is privately held and owned by a fifth-generation plumber/pipe ... Manages sub-contractors. (HVAC Controls, Insulation, Test & Balance). * Evaluating quotations ...
System Integration Test Engineer
Oct 21
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories LLC
... operations of the Combat Mission Systems Support (CMSS). Tasks include research of system ... Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science. Knowledge of a Requirements ...
Commercial HVAC/R Foreman / Sr. Installer / Sr. Technician
Oct 2
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
All Type Mechanical Services
All Type Mechanical Services (ATMS) was founded in 2001. We are a dynamic organization focused on ... Keeps current all manufacturers' products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service ...
Commercial HVAC/R Service Technicians
Oct 2
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
All Type Mechanical Services
All Type Mechanical Services (ATMS) was founded in 2001. We are a dynamic organization focused on ... Keeps current all manufacturers' products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service ...

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $60,087 a year and $29 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $43,461 and $73,842. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Also, engineering and integration tasks to ensure continued system operations of the Combat Mission ... Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer ...
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PLS Mechanical, Inc www.plsmech.com is privately held and owned by a fifth-generation plumber/pipe ... Manages sub-contractors. (HVAC Controls, Insulation, Test & Balance). * Evaluating quotations ...
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