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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$42,313 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$1,206

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $42,313 a year and $20 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $31,509 and $51,311. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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 New Orleans, Louisiana, 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:
$49,052
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for New Orleans, Louisiana

Drafter/CAD Operator II 136105
Jun 28
Michoud, LA, USA
S3
From marked-up prints, revise the original drawings of electrical, mechanical, civil and structural ... Must be able to pass a Pre-Employment background check and drug screen test. * Perform quality work ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $42,313 a year and $20 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $31,509 and $51,311. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Drafter/CAD Operator II 136105
Jun 28
Michoud, LA, USA
S3
From marked-up prints, revise the original drawings of electrical, mechanical, civil and structural ... Must be able to pass a Pre-Employment background check and drug screen test. * Perform quality work ...
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