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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$49,026 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $49,026 a year and $24 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $36,509 and $59,451. 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

  • Plans, lays out, constructs, modifies, tests, and maintains laboratory test equipment and related structural assemblies used to test experimental aircraft and space vehicle parts and assemblies, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, and shop equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, engineering drawings, and sketches, or receives verbal instructions, to determine methods and sequence of operations to lay out and construct mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic test equipment and related structures.
  • Lays out and fabricates parts from assorted materials, such as aluminum, steel, wood, plastic, and graphite composites, using measuring instruments and shop equipment, such as saws, shears, drill presses, lathes, and routers.
  • Fits, aligns, and assembles parts, equipment, specialized test devices, and structural framework to build test units, using precision measuring instruments, such as transit and level, power tools, rivets, bolts, clamps, pins, and other fasteners.
  • Installs, or assists other workers in installing, test specimens in test equipment, using hoist, overhead crane, or related equipment.
  • Assists engineers in operating test equipment to obtain research data on performance of experimental parts and assemblies under varying operational conditions.
  • Diagnoses test equipment malfunctions and services and repairs equipment as required.
  • May repair test specimens damaged during testing to prepare item for retesting.
  • May specialize in constructing mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, or structural test equipment.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Mechanical Engineer
Dec 10
New London, CT, USA
Provides direction and project management for electro-mechanical design and test validation efforts ... structural, thermal and finite element analysis methods. * Provides mechanical materials and ...
Staff Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Labs
Jan 20
Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA
Collins Aerospace
The Lab's test facilities are organized into several specialized labs, including Pneumatics, Fuel ... Structural design, stress analysis, containment, pressure vessels, piping supports. Due to federal ...
Mechanical Design Engineer
Nov 1
Wilton, United States
You will need to consider kinematics, dynamics, material properties, and structural, dynamic, and ... and test prototypes, generate detail CAD designs, create engineering drawings, partner with ...
Stress Engineer
Jan 4
Bridgeport, CT, USA
Apollo Professional Solutions
Static structural analysis and Margin of Safety determination, fatigue and fracture mechanics ... tests, field support and formal engineering documentation