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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Charlotte, North Carolina

$41,996 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$1,197

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $41,996 a year and $20 an hour in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $31,273 and $50,926. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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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 Charlotte, North Carolina, 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:
$48,685
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte Cost of Living Score:

Description: Charlotte () is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 859,035, making it the 16th-most populous city in the United States. The Charlotte metropolitan area's population ranks 23rd in the U.S., and had a 2016 population of 2,474,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2016 census-estimated population of 2,632,249.Between 2004 and 2014, Charlotte was ranked as the country's fastest-growing metro...

Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Charlotte, North Carolina

Field Service Technician
Jun 24
Charlotte, NC, USA
KMR Search Group
... mechanical, structural and electronic troubleshooting to determine cause for equipment malfunction and establish the necessary repairs utilizing visual inspection, test procedures and appropriate ...
HVAC Technician
Jun 24
Charlotte, NC, USA
TargetCW
The Heating Ventilation and Air- Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic installs, services and repairs ... Tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and-water solution. * Wraps pipes ...
Field Service Technician
May 5
Charlotte, NC, USA
Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. (JMS)
... test-related tasks. - Oversee the repair of existing equipment in the field. - Make sure that the ... Utilizing the latest software for BIM-compliant mechanical and structural design with commercial ...
Welder
May 31
Charlotte, NC, USA
Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. (JMS)
... plate test Be able to work OT and have own transportation Work Days: Monday-Friday, occasional ... Utilizing the latest software for BIM-compliant mechanical and structural design with commercial ...
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