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Operational Test Mechanic Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$60,395 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,160

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $60,395 a year and $29 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $43,685 and $74,222. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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:
$70,015
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

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... operational requirements. This position will provide HVAC Mechanic support to Public Works ... test procedures. * Performs maintenance on systems to include, dismantling, repairing, reassembling ...
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The Aircraft Mechanic II (CH-47) performs the full range of military tactical aircraft maintenance ... Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required. * Perform other duties as ...
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Jun 24
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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $60,395 a year and $29 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $43,685 and $74,222. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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HVAC Mechanic
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... operational requirements. This position will provide HVAC Mechanic support to Public Works ... test procedures. * Performs maintenance on systems to include, dismantling, repairing, reassembling ...
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Jun 25
Fort Worth, TX, USA
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