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Operational Test Mechanic Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$69,425 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,333

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $69,425 a year and $33 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $50,216 and $85,318. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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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 Seattle, Washington, 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:
$80,483
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

MECHANIC II (FULL-TIME OPENINGS)
Jul 9
Seattle, WA, USA
Compass Group
One year of Mechanic II experience. We are excited to announce the launch of our new pre-recorded ... tests machine operation following repair. * Reviews inventory and orders parts; ships and receives ...
Software Dev Engineer TEST-II
Jul 12
Seattle, WA, USA
Intelliswift Software Inc
Build reports and mechanisms to provide Purchaser with reporting and metrics to capture the impact ... operations " Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to ...
Equipment Mechanic
Jun 19
Tacoma, WA, USA
Aabergs Tool and Equipment Rental and Sales INC
... operation of equipment to customer and test start. § Check and refill equipment fuel. § Open the rental yard in the morning or delegate the authority to do so: § Attend update/tech classes. § ...
Test Technician I
Jun 12
Bellevue, WA, USA
Danaher
... or Operations Manager, and assist with basic troubleshooting * Provide hands-on job function ... Excellent electro-mechanical skills, including troubleshooting * Excellent attention to detail, and ...
Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Work in Antarctica!
Jun 27
Seattle, WA, USA
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... range operations and national security solutions, to support some of the most meaningful and ... Uses diagnostic procedures and test equipment to identify and correct equipment faults. * Analyzes ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $69,425 a year and $33 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $50,216 and $85,318. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

MECHANIC II (FULL-TIME OPENINGS)
Jul 9
Seattle, WA, USA
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Software Dev Engineer TEST-II
Jul 12
Seattle, WA, USA
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Build reports and mechanisms to provide Purchaser with reporting and metrics to capture the impact ... operations " Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to ...
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