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Engineering Industry Overview


The US engineering services industry comprises approximately 50,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $178 billion, according to Hoovers. Some of the largest organizations offering engineering jobs are URS and Jacobs Engineering, as well as the engineering divisions of major construction companies such as Fluor and Bechtel. The industry is fragmented: The 50 largest firms bring in about 40 percent of industry revenue.

Engineering Job Market


There were 243,200 mechanical engineers in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); that number is projected to increase 9 percent between 2010 and 2020, slower than the average occupation. Electrical and electronics engineers numbered 294,000, with growth of 6 percent expected for the decade. Civil engineers held 262,800 jobs, and their ranks are projected to increase by 19 percent by 2020.

Although there are good numbers of open jobs in engineering, the profession is still recovering from the 2007-2009 recession. Some of the stronger niches in engineering employment after the recession are aerospace, biomedical, computer hardware and mechanical engineering. Employers are still coping with a long-term shortage of engineers; fewer students are earning academic credentials now than 25 years ago. For the well-qualified, this tight supply means plentiful work opportunities in engineering.

Common engineering careers include engineering technician, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, civil engineer, industrial engineer, biomedical engineer, chemical engineer, materials engineer, environmental engineer, engineering project manager, test engineering manager and director of engineering.

Engineering Salaries


Mechanical engineers earned median wages of $79,230 in May 2011, according to the BLS, with the top 10 percent earning nearly $120,000. Median pay for electronics engineers (not including computer engineers) was substantially higher at $91,500, with the top 10 percent earning a median of $139,500. Civil engineers’ median wages were $77,990, with the top 10 percent making $119,620.
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R&D Engineer needed. One of our clients is looking to establish a west coast R&D center in California and is in need of an experienced R&D Engineer to help kick start the effort. Senior Mechatronics Engineer needed to join our team leading our Research and Development in Motion Control. The successful candidate will have full responsibility for R&D activities The ideal candidate will have demonstr...
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Responsibilities: Drafting of the following commercial/residential plans using AutoCAD Civil 3D: Land Developments Plans Utility Profiles Zoning Plans Sketch & Concept Plans Various Exhibits, etc. Work with Project Managers and Project Engineers to understand: Scope of work Schedule Budget Project instructions and responsibilities Complete drawing/project responsibilities within scope,...
JOB TITLE: Manufacturing Engineer JOB LOCATION: Vista, California Reports to: Mechanical Engineering Manager JOB DESCRIPTION: Our client is a global leader in man‐machine interface devices is searching for a self-motivated manufacturing engineer to assist in the production of the company’s Hall effect motion control devices. Our clients, joysticks and fingertip controls are used in a variety of...
Imaging Engineer / Image Scientist – Electro-Optical Imaging and Sensor Systems This position is for an imaging engineering expert, to work on an R&D team in the design and development of imaging and sensor systems technology and products. Product areas include: digital imaging cameras, CCD and CMOS imaging systems, thermal imaging and sensor systems. This Imaging Engineer or Image Scientist or...
(16328) Validation Engineer - Project Support - II Must have: •B.S./M.S. degree in an engineering/scientific field •2-4 years post-Bachelors degree experience in a cGMP environment (e.g. Production, Development, Process Engineering, Technical Services or related field) in pharmaceutical/ biotech industry • Previous experience with equipment validation, specific experience with cleaning and ste...
We have an immediate need for a Construction Coordinator needed in Conroe, TX JOB DESCRIPTION CDI provides core engineering services from on-site and outsourced engineering and design through plant turnaround and start-up support, with a focus on delivering predictable outcomes on every project, while helping our clients safely and successfully meet their objectives. CDI Engineering is seeking ...
We have an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer For more than 60 years CDI Corporation (NYSE:CDI) has delivered engineering and technology solutions and recruitment and staffing services to blue-chip clients with operations in markets around the world. Some of the exciting and growing industries we serve include Oil, Gas & Chemicals; Aerospace & Industrial Equipment; and Hi-Tech. We are a $1....
We have an immediate need for a Project Controls V CDI provides core engineering services from on-site and outsourced engineering and design through plant turnaround and start-up support, with a focus on delivering predictable outcomes on every project, while helping our clients safely and successfully meet their objectives. Project Controls V needed in Baton Rough, LA. SUMMARY Provides techni...
We have an immediate need for a Validation Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION Responsibilities: • Write qualification documents to support commissioning, IOQ, PD, PQ, and RQ activities for controlled temperature environments comprising check for compliance with corporate standards, regulatory requirements and technical expertise. • Actively participate during all phases of qualification: evaluate pr...
We have an immediate need for Levels 1, 2 & 3 Structural Analysis Engineers JOB DESCRIPTION These positions are for PHL rotorcraft and fixed wing engineering statements of work. Aerospace experience is a must. High proficiency with aerospace design and analysis tools is a must, Boeing tools (Catia V5) and processes knowledge is strongly preferred. Develops, integrates and documents structural re...
We have an immediate need for a Maintenance Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION Position will be responsible for supervising skilled trades employees in support of production processes; support related automation and controls of manufacturing operations; plan project operations and establish priorities. Will also coordinate activities according to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards and coordinate ...
We have an immediate need for a Logistician: CDMD-OA CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. CDI is looking for Logisticians to join our team in the ...
We have an immediate need for a Maintenance Supervisor JOB DESCRIPTION Position will be responsible for supervising skilled trades employees in support of production processes; support related automation and controls of manufacturing operations; plan project operations and establish priorities. Will also coordinate activities according to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards and coordinate ...
We have an immediate need for a Fleet Energy Manager CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: -Capable of conducting energy trai...
We have an immediate need for a Senior Project Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION The Senior Engineer, Mechanical provides significant expertise on complex mechanical engineering issues and acts as a professional resource for the team. Designs and develops a variety of mechanical components and systems for products. Job Core Responsibilities • Provides mechanical design expertise to support developmen...
We have an immediate need for a Senior Logistician: CDMD-OA CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies. CDI is looking for Senior Logisticians to join ou...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Engineering Manager Company Overview Star Aviation is an Aircraft Modification Engineering company performing post-delivery modification of commercial aircraft and obtaining FAA STC approval and certification. Typical programs include installation of large crown mounted antenna and radome’s, system integration for Inflight Entertainment (IFE) and Internet and Wi-Fi connectivity solutions, modifi...
Reliability Eng (Greenville, NC)– Patheon Manufacturing Services LLC seeks a Reliability Eng to analyze performance data & take action to improve asset utilization. Req’s Masters or foreign equiv in Eng or other phys sci fld & 3 yrs of indus rel’d exp or a Bach + 5. Exp must incl: adv prob solving & troubleshooting skills, maint supp or reliability eng, RCA, FEMA, RCM, prevent & predic maint, basi...
Company is seeking a highly motivated and resourceful individual to work in the Salt Lake City facility as a Chemical Engineer. This position requires the person to have a strong understanding of chemical plant layout design, writing SOPs and updating existing SOPs, be a liaison between engineering and the chemical lab for writing and updating existing BPRs, and be responsible for hazardous operat...

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