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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,613 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,328

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $46,613 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $34,711 and $56,525. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Structural Test Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Job family population: 131,590

Estimated population of Structural Test Mechanic jobs: 31,361

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,037
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyons HR
... Test aircraft operations to identify malfunctions · Adjust, align and calibrate aircraft using ... structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools · Check for corrosion ...
Maintenance Technician
May 14
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Tech USA
... and structural parts in devices * Lubricates and cleans parts * Start devices to test their ... Basic understanding of electrical and mechanical properties * Follows all safety rules and ...
Service Technician
Mar 6
Addison, IL, USA
Konecranes
... mechanical, structural and electronic troubleshooting to determine cause for equipment malfunction and establish the necessary repairs utilizing visual inspection, test procedures and appropriate ...
Production Worker
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Zekelman Industries
Proven mechanical & mathematical aptitude * Uncompromising commitment to safety * Entry-level ... Successful completion of a post-offer hair follicle drug test, physical and background check ...
Facility Maintenance Technician
Mar 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Total Staffing Solutions
... mechanical, structural, plumbing, pipe threading and equipment repair or replacement. * Responsible ... Must be able to pass a background check, drug-test and e-verify. Apply today or call 773-927-5100 ...
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