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Research Test Engine Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$64,393 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Test Engine Operator is $64,393 a year and $31 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Research Test Engine Operator is between $46,773 and $79,003. 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 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Research Test Engine Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Post-Doctoral Clinical Psychologist with Security Clearance
Jan 10
Groton, United States
... gather test/survey/experiment results. * Prepare summaries and publications for non-research ... * Candidates must demonstrate expert working knowledge in behavioral statistical software (i.e., R ...
Lab Technician
Jan 12
Trumbull, CT, USA
Real Soft Inc.
... operating procedures (washing, drying, test preparation, staining, etc) • Independent test ... A research-based pharmaceutical company innovating and discovering new medicines for unsolved ...
QA Automation Engineer
Dec 22
Windsor, CT, USA
(unknown company)
Continuously research automation test standards and implement best practices when designing ... Knowledge of PC networking and Network Operating Systems is a plus. * Networking training or ...
Quality Assurance Engineer
Jan 9
Windsor, CT, USA
(unknown company)
Maintain QA equipment and prepare QA test environment. Work with multiple network operating systems ... Conduct research and generate reports based on findings. Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and ...
Resistance Welder - Intermediate
Dec 14
Manchester, CT, USA
Paradigm Precision Holdings, Inc.
... Engine components. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Able to saw, polish, etch and evaluate ... Make the close-out test on the welder * Able to read and interpret prints involving weld symbols