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Research Test Engine Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$64,188 (USD)

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The average pay for a Research Test Engine Operator is $64,188 a year and $31 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Research Test Engine Operator is between $46,624 and $78,751. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Subjects petroleum fuels and lubricants to simulated operating conditions in full-scale test engines to obtain evaluating data: runs tests with gasoline, diesel, aviation, and supercharged research test engines, dynamometers, and other mechanical testing equipment, varying such factors as speed, temperature, load, fuel, and bearing, motor, or chassis lubricants as specified.
  • Records horsepower ratings and other performance data.
  • Tests fuels in standardized knock-rating test engines to obtain data for determination of octane or cetene values.
  • Adjusts and makes minor repairs to engines during test runs.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Research Test Engine Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

R&D Chemist
Nov 7
Manchester, CT, USA
Sumitomo Bakelite North America
Responsible for analysis of data and preparing test reports for assigned R&D projects * Confers ... Provides work direction for technicians and process operators, interacts with customers, vendors ...
Engine Performance and Analysis Engineer
Sep 21
South Windsor, CT, USA
QuEST Global Engineering
Analyze flight test data, summarize results, create plot packages, and provide recommendations ... Familiar with operating principles of a jet engine from a thermodynamic standpoint * Have knowledge ...
Diesel Mechanic
Nov 12
Windsor Locks, CT, USA
Drive360 Logistics
... etc., Engine bolt on items such as turbos, fan clutches, injectors, cooling system etc., Brake ... Road test Vehicles when necessary to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working ...
ElectroMechanical Tech/Setup Mechanic - NIGHT SHIFT
Nov 9
Shelton, CT, USA
Inline Plastics
Tests, analyzes and adjusts electro-mechanical devices such as timers, mechanical/solid state ... Good working knowledge of hydraulic, electrical and air operated machinery. Hands on mechanical ...
Associate Quality Engineer
Oct 11
Windsor, CT, USA
QuEST Global Engineering
Team members research, organize, review, and process technical information from numerous ... Aero-Engine components and assemblies ï‚· Interacting w/ Suppliers, Buyers, Engineers ï‚· ...