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Operational Test Mechanic Salary
in Illinois, United States

$63,458 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,218

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $63,458 a year and $31 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $45,900 and $77,985. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

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 Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Operational Test Mechanic jobs: 1,140

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$73,566
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Diesel Technician Mechanic
Jul 11
Midlothian, IL, USA
AMV Solutions
We are looking for a diesel mechanic to join the team. This is a full-time FIRST shift position ... complex operations including engine, electrical, fuel, brake, and exhaust repairs and field tests
Pump Repair Mechanic
Jul 12
Carterville, IL, USA
Opusing
... Â· Test all repaired equipment for proper operation and quality. · Perform preventative ... simple mechanical issues. · Basic knowledge of diesel engines · Basic knowledge of methods ...
Equipment Mechanic
Jul 12
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
RentalMax LLC
Operations Supervisor Title: Store Manager/Maintenance Manager Direct Reports? No Rental Max Core ... Clean, inspect, service and test equipment prior to tagging it "Ready to Rent." * Attend update ...
Trailer Mechanic - Chicago
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Truck Fleet Services
Maintains trailer/vehicle equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance ... tests; identifies worn and damaged parts. · Keeps trailer equipment available for use by ...
Industrial Mechanic
May 7
Forest Park, IL, USA
Adecco
Industrial Mechanic jobs require candidates to ensure operation of machinery and mechanical ... Ability to pass certification test on pallet jack and fork lift * Knowledge of electrical and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $63,458 a year and $31 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $45,900 and $77,985. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Diesel Technician Mechanic
Jul 11
Midlothian, IL, USA
AMV Solutions
We are looking for a diesel mechanic to join the team. This is a full-time FIRST shift position ... complex operations including engine, electrical, fuel, brake, and exhaust repairs and field tests
Pump Repair Mechanic
Jul 12
Carterville, IL, USA
Opusing
... Â· Test all repaired equipment for proper operation and quality. · Perform preventative ... simple mechanical issues. · Basic knowledge of diesel engines · Basic knowledge of methods ...
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