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Operational Test Mechanic Salary
in Delaware, United States

$61,879 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $61,879 a year and $30 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $44,758 and $76,045. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Mechanic/Maintenance - Dulles, VA 1
Jan 8
Wilmington, DE, USA
The Davey Tree Expert Company
EOE, candidates must have a clean driving record, pass a DOT physical, DOT drug test, and e-verify ... Mechanic, Operations Apply now
Service Manager (Bicycle Mechanic) - Full Time
Jan 3
Newark, United States
Trek Bicycle Corp
The service manager is responsible for running all operational aspects of the Trek Certified ... to properly execute test ride checks and ensuring mechanics are up to date on the latest ...
Diesel Mechanic
Oct 29
Delmar, DE, USA
Thompson Pump and Manufacturing
Test all repaired equipment for proper operation and quality control. * Assist other departments as necessary * Adhere to safety and security regulations and procedures, including the immediate ...
Mechanical Technician - Poultry Processing (Signing Bonus)
Dec 27
Georgetown, DE, USA
Prime Equipment Group Inc
Massive operations with electrical panel troubleshooting needs. Mostly low voltage. Competitive ... Communicate daily with supervisor * Assist with RMA's including the return of test/demo equipment
Mechanical Assembler
Jan 7
Willington, DE, USA
Acara Solutions
Superior Group needs a talented Mechanical Assembler to join our client in Wilmington DE. This will ... production operation using visual inspection, basic measurement devices and automated test ...