Mechanical Engineer Jobs

Mechanical Engineer Job Overview


Mechanical engineering jobs are critical in technical industry companies, and they are often demanding, challenging and rewarding positions. These professionals may work in fields ranging from automotive and aeronautics to energy and more, with jobs available from entry-level to advanced positions across the country. Mechanical engineers may maintain or oversee others performing maintenance or operational work with a wide range of equipment. This may include repairing, maintaining or operating energy systems, engines and other machines. It may also include designing and planning for tools and other types of mechanical equipment.

Mechanical Engineer Education


The majority of mechanical engineer jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or in a related field such as electromechanical engineering, and job applicants are typically strong in areas related to math, science and physics. However, there are a small number of entry level positions available in the field that only require an associate’s degree or a high school diploma. For those professionals who wish to advance in their field or to obtain a managerial position, a master’s degree is often required. Some highly advanced positions require a PhD.

Mechanical Engineer Job Market


Nationally, in 2012 there were approximately 258,000 job openings for mechanical engineers, and this includes entry level to advanced or managerial positions in a wide range of business environments. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, this figure is expected to increase to over 269,000 job openings in 2022. This represents growth in the number of available jobs by approximately 5 percent.

Mechanical Engineer Salaries


The salary for mechanical engineering jobs may vary based on a number of factors, including the location of the position, the job requirements, the experience and education level of the candidate, if the position requires travel and more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, the median annual salary for mechanical engineers across the country was $80,580. The top-earning professionals in the country earned more than $120,000 per year.
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Title: Engineer/Sr Engineer Organization: Facilities Department: Facilities Management Qualifications: Facilities Management – Facilities Engineering is looking to hire an energetic, articulate, motivated and experienced professional who possesses strong leadership skills and has demonstrated, initiative and commitment to excellence. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, o...
Well established consulting engineering firm with a large backlog of work is looking for a project mechanical engineer who desires a strong growth path in their career. This position will enjoy the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects in the educational, healthcare and industrial fields. Duties include the design of HVAC, process piping and fire protection systems. You must have the fol...
Our client is an international manufacturer with operations in the beautiful South Carolina lowcountry. This is a career position created by the upcoming retirement of the incumbent engineer. In this role you'll report to the Vice President of Engineering and be responsible for the design and installation of industrial manufacturing equipment. In addition you'll work with maintenance and operation...
Growing company in the Phoenix, AZ area is looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the Phoenix, AZ area. Once again, must be willing to relocate to the Phoenix, AZ area. Duties: Design new small semi-precision mechanical products for manufacturability Will lead of group of engineers Design from white paper using FEA and Solid Works Work with Machinists during the development of pr...
Growing company in the Phoenix, AZ area is looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the Phoenix, AZ area. Once again, must be willing to relocate to the Phoenix, AZ area. Design new small semi-precision mechanical products for manufacturability Will lead a group of Engineers Design from white paper using FEA and Solid Works Work with Machinists during the development of prototypes...
Our Phoenix, Arizona client is seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer to perform the following: Design new small semi-precision (Mechanism design) mechanical products for manufacturability Design from white paper using FEA and Solid Works Lead a group of Mechanical Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers Work with Machinists during the development of prototypes and work with other Engineers during the d...
A Kforce client, a growing company in the Tucson, Arizona (AZ) area is looking for Junior and Mid level Mechanical Engineers. They are looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the Tucson, AZ area. Once again, the position is in the Tucson, AZ area. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Tucson, Arizona. Responsibilities: Design and develop all aspects of mechanical components, s...
A Kforce client, a growing company in the Tucson, Arizona (AZ) area is looking for Junior and Mid level Mechanical Engineers. They are looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the Tucson, AZ area. Once again, the position is in the Tucson, AZ area. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Tucson, Arizona. Responsibilities: Design and develop all aspects of mechanical components, s...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Mechanical Design Engineer Lancaster, PA; Philadelphia, PA Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Posted 4/23/2014 Angela Barfield is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Angela Apply Job Details If you love to work with medical device, handle materials for fitness and be part of the team, read on! Top Reasons...
Job Description: This position requires planning, conducting and directing the mechanical portion of significant engineering projects requiring application of sophisticated knowledge in electrical/electronic packaging. Creates mechanical design and is able to apply new and innovative techniques. Communication and coordination skills are a must to relay technical advice and instruction to managemen...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Senior Thermal Engineer Boston, MA; Cambridge, MA Full-Time $80,000 - $130,000 Posted 4/23/2014 Heather Olmstead is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Heather Apply Job Details Senior Thermal Engineer - Convection and Conduction Cooled Products We are a well-known manufacturer of single board comput...
Job Summary Company: Artech Information Systems LLC Position:Lead Mechanical Design Engineer Location:Cincinnati, OH Job Reference Code: 14-14294 Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on worker performance, worker attendance and dependability and Client's business needs. Job Description: Ensures that required prerequisites (e.g. design inputs, tools, documentation, deliverables, schedule, and bud...
A Senior Project Engineer with automotive experience and/or training is needed for a direct hire position located in the Detroit, MI area. Bonus potential. Responsibilities for the Project Engineer Develops improved or new designs for automotive sunroof modules and roof systems or modifies existing equipment on production vehicles, and directs building, modification, and testing of products by per...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SENIOR ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ENGINEER-8735140113 Description The Ethicon Surgical Care business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies-including sutures, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars and synthetic mesh devices-that are used in a wide variety of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures. Specialties i...
The leading provider of advanced power electronics products for power distribution, is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to lead the mechanical engineering and design effort for next-generation power regulating devices. The candidate should be able to do the structural and thermal analysis to ensure a successful product with an extended lifetime in potentially harsh environments. Candidat...
TOP Group is one of the largest Japanese/English bilingual recruiting agencies in the country. Our clients are from all business sectors and we work to source the highest qualified candidates available. A global manufacturing corporation in Houston, TX is searching for a Mechanical Engineer with air conditioning machine experience. Job duties include: • Researches and analyzes data such as custome...
Job Description : Contract position for a Mechanical Engineer responsible for mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) design, including HVAC and Fire Protection. Utilize AutoCAD for design. Design for commercial and large scale residential properties. Possibility of contract to direct. Job Requirements : BS - Mechanical Engineering Experience with MEP design (mechanical, electrical and plumbing des...
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions, in Nashville, TN is currently interviewing for a Mechanical Engineer. This position consists of: · This position is responsible for leading the development of electro-mechanical service tools and equipment for automotive, commercial, Ag/Off-road, and recreational vehicles. This position is fully accountable for designing and developing new products, redesigning...
Baker, founded in 1940, provides professional engineering and consulting services for its clients worldwide. With nearly 3,000 employees in over 100 U.S. offices, Engineering News-Record consistently ranks Baker in the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. engineering design firms and in the top 25 of numerous individual markets. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defens...
Senior Mechanical Engineer needed for 8+ month contract position in Harrisburg, PA area with 8 to 15 years experience and a BSME or MSME. This position has the potenial of converting to a permanent full-time role. The position requires project management experience and team working capabilities in automation technologies in the area of cable assembly and connector assembly. You will provide insigh...
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Mechanical Engineer

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$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
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Education / Training

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23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
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Associates
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