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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$42,772 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$1,219

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $42,772 a year and $21 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $31,851 and $51,867. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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:
$49,585
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Description: Pittsburgh ( PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of about 301,048 residents live within the city limits, making it the 66th-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,324,743 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 27th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the south west of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the Steel City" for its more than 300...

Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mechanical Test Engineer
Apr 29
Jefferson Hills, PA, USA
Clark Testing
Job Summary The Mechanical Test Engineer utilizes their skills working in a test laboratory to ... Sound understanding of electrical, electronic, mechanical, structural & thermal dynamic theory and ...
Control Software Engineer
Jun 11
Butler, PA, USA
Applied Test Systems LLC
... refining structural and logical/algorithmic designs. Design, Operate, and Test systems and ... mechanical systems. Ensure compliance with industry, engineering, and customer standards and ...
Industrial Maintenance Electrician
Jun 12
New Castle, PA, USA
Miller Brother Staffing Saint Mary's
... structural steel fabrication company based in New Castle Pa. Position: Industrial Maintenance ... repair of mechanical equipment (i.e. cranes, forklifts) ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Install ...
CAD Programmer
Jun 12
New Castle, PA, USA
Miller Brother Staffing Harrisburg
Miller Brother Staffing Solutions is looking for a CAD Programmer for a structural steel ... mechanical). • General and practical knowledge of measuring tools, equipment and concepts. • ...
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