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Operational Test Mechanic Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$61,074 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,173

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $61,074 a year and $29 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $44,176 and $75,056. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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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 St. Louis, Missouri, 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:
$70,802
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About St. Louis, Missouri

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Description: St. Louis () is a major independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city. These two rivers combined form the fourth longest river system in the world. The city had an estimated 2018 population of 302,838 and is the cultural and economic center of the St. Louis metropolitan area (home to nearly 3,000,000 people), which is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, and the 20th-largest in the United States. Before European...

Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Maintenance Mechanic
Jul 12
St Louis, MO, USA
Refresco
Electro Mechanical Technician Summary of Position: Responsible for the scheduled, unscheduled and ... Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters ...
1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 14
St Louis, MO, USA
Presence From Innovation, LLC
Have excellent mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting ability, capable of reading electrical prints ... test equipment. Check electrical circuits, machine operations and process instrumentation.
Power Plant Mechanic CAT Experience - Work in Antarctica
Jun 20
St Louis, MO, USA
PAE
Schedules diesel engine/generator operations in order to maintain a 3000-hour spread between ... test and training ranges, and training solutions; and enterprise-level technology products and ...
HVAC Mechanic
May 28
Centreville, IL, USA
Touchette Regional Hospital
... Operation & Maintenance. Assists in maintaining and repairing HVAC controls and associated ... Inspects and tests equipment/systems. Performs preventative maintenance duties to all physical ...
Automation Technician
Jun 1
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Semco Plastic Company
1st Shift 8-4:30 2nd Shift 4:30-12:00 Working knowledge and experience in areas such as mechanics ... Complies and analyzes operational test data to resolve performance issues. Installs design ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $61,074 a year and $29 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $44,176 and $75,056. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Maintenance Mechanic
Jul 12
St Louis, MO, USA
Refresco
Electro Mechanical Technician Summary of Position: Responsible for the scheduled, unscheduled and ... Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters ...
1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 14
St Louis, MO, USA
Presence From Innovation, LLC
Have excellent mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting ability, capable of reading electrical prints ... test equipment. Check electrical circuits, machine operations and process instrumentation.
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