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Weight Engineer Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$81,042 (USD)

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The average pay for a Weight Engineer is $81,042 a year and $39 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Weight Engineer is between $57,794 and $100,171. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Analyzes and calculates weight data of structural assemblies, components, and loads for purposes of weight, balance, loading, and operational functions of ships, aircraft, space vehicles, missiles, research instrumentation, and commercial and industrial products and systems: studies weight factors involved in new designs or modifications, utilizing computer techniques for analysis and simulation.
  • Analyzes data and prepares reports of weight distribution estimates for use in design studies.
  • Confers with design engineering personnel in such departments as preliminary design, structures, aerodynamics, and sub-systems to ensure coordination of weight, balance, and load specifications with other phases of product development.
  • Weighs parts, assemblies, or completed product, estimates weight of parts from engineering drawings, and calculates weight distribution to determine balance.
  • Prepares reports or graphic data for designers when weight and balance requires engineering changes.
  • Prepares technical reports on mass moments of inertia, static and dynamic balance, dead weight distributions, cargo and fuselage compartments, and fuel center of gravity travel.
  • May prepare cargo and equipment loading sequences to maintain balance of aircraft or space vehicle within specified load limits.
  • May analyze various systems, structures, and support equipment designs to obtain information on most efficient compromise between weight, operations, and cost.
  • May conduct research and analysis to develop new techniques for weights estimating criteria.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Weight Engineer Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Co-op, Cost & Weight System Engineering, 2019
Nov 2
East Hartford, CT, USA
Pratt & Whitney
The Affordability & Mass Properties organization within Systems Engineering is responsible for assessing part cost, weight and mass properties for the entire engine as well as creating & managing ...
Product Engineer
Oct 13
Windsor, CT, USA
Morris Group, Inc.
The Product Engineer is responsible for the pre-sales support, equipment demonstration, and ... weight material up to 50 lbs. * Is frequently required to use hands to finger and reach with hands ...
Senior Mechanical Engineer, CMC - Hot Section Engineering
Nov 1
East Hartford, CT, USA
Pratt & Whitney
The design engineer will participate on or lead multidisciplinary integrated product teams (IPTs) responsible for meeting component life, weight, cost, and producibility requirements. The engineer in ...
Power Supply Design Engineer (1916)
Nov 14
UTC Aerospace Systems
Power Supply Design Engineer Apply Now Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Req ID 76227BR Date ... weight are key design drivers preferred * Specific power conversion design skills include: high ...
Staff Engineer - Components & Materials Engineering (2057)
Nov 8
UTC Aerospace Systems
Staff Engineer - Components & Materials Engineering Apply Now Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems ... such as strength, weight, heat resistance, electrical conductivity, and cost are achieved
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