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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Columbus, Ohio

$43,534 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$1,241

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $43,534 a year and $21 an hour in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $32,419 and $52,791. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbus, Ohio.

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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 Columbus, Ohio, 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:
$50,468
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Columbus, Ohio

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Description: Columbus ( kə-LUM-bəs) is the state capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. State of Ohio. With a population of 892,533 as of 2018 estimates, it is the 14th-most populous city in the United States and one of the fastest growing large cities in the nation. This makes Columbus the third-most populous state capital in the US (after Phoenix, Arizona and Austin, Texas) and the second-most populous city in the Midwest (after Chicago, Illinois). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties. With a population of 2,078,725, it is Ohio's second-largest metropolitan...

Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Columbus, Ohio

Aircraft Sheetmetal Technician
May 16
Columbus, OH, USA
Spirit Aeronautics
Performs structural aircraft repairs using appropriate sheet metal techniques and fasteners. ... Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability. * Ensures ...
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