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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Principal Mechanical Engineer (Reactor Specialist) Job Description: We are looking for a rock-star principal mechnical engineer (reactor specilist) for an exciting company focusing on fuels/chems derived from gas. Responsibilities: Researching, planning, and designing mechanical systems with particular focus on the development of company's proprietary reactor technologies, including development an...
Required Skills PWB, CAD, Circuit Card, Mounting, Wildfire5 DESCRIPTION Mechanical Design Engineer San Jose, CA 1 year Skills / Experience: • 10+ years actively involved in the mechanical design of consumer electronics products. • Strong experience creating constraints for circuit card outline, mounting, and critical mechanical component placement to guide the activities of PWB CAD designers. • Pr...
Mechanical Engineer II Remote Ocean Systems San Diego, CA Full time-exempt Growing Rewarding and Innovative-That is Remote Ocean Systems (ROS). We are an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of reliable, high-tech equipment and systems for the most severe oceanographic, industrial, commercial, and military environments. We invite you to join our team and become a part of this exciting g...
Job Summary Using established procedures is responsible for new engineering design, able to extract requirements and determine steps to implement, reference design implementation or design modifications of existing product. An Engineer II will have a good understanding of design process, able to develop & execute validation test plans and proficient in at least one CAD tool associated with their d...
We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with Industrial Design experience and 3D Inventor knowledge. Employer paid relocation along with fantastic pay and benefits can be expected! Company is a leader in wear-control technologies, supplying products and solutions to a wide range of industries worldwide. Responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer: This position is responsible for leading the tech...
Title: Mechanical Project Engineer Department: Engineering – Engineering Premium (Threading) Location: Houston, TX (McCarty Manufacturing Plant) Experience Requirement: 4 + years Education Requirement: University degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Responsibilities include the following: This position reports to the Threading Engineering Manager at our McCarty Manufacturing Plant. The E...
Job Description : Contract position for a Mechanical Engineer for high speed packaging equipment projects. Responsible for the safe and efficient implementation of projects on time and within budget. Develop economic justification, project scope, timeline, resource requirements, and project metrics that lead to effective project implementation are all expectations. Form and lead project teams and...
Industry leading Aerospace mechanical mechanism, mechanical linkages, and precision component manufacturer has immediate need for experienced Mechanical Engineer, Project Engineer. Will apply engineering principles and researches, design, develop, and oversee testing of aerospace products and systems to meet customer standards and envelope requirements. Applies engineering principles and researche...
Lancaster, PA a state of the art design center is the BOSCH video systems primary design site for Moving cameras for a global portfolio. If you want to be involved in first-of-a-kind product development this is the place to be. Electro-mechanical systems, Motor control, Video processing are just a few of the technologies you will be exposed to. Our main activities include the Product Management, D...
Industry leading sensor based, industrial electromechanical equipment / instrumentation manufacturer has immediate need for experienced Mechanical Engineer. Will be responsible for generating designs for product modification, new products development, sustaining engineering, and engineering documentation. Will generate 3D SolidWorks parts and assemblies for new and modified products, populating pr...
SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER/DESIGNER Our client designs and manufactures sophisticated electronics solutions for Intelligence, Defense, and Commercial markets. Their innovative products have captured the interest of customers and investors, and they are poised for exponential growth over the next two years. To support that growth, they are hiring creative, team-minded individuals with top skills in...
The Air Traffic Navigation, Integration, and Coordination System (ATNAVICS) Program is looking for a Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer with a minimum of 10 years experience in the design, construction and sustainment of Army ground-based tactical equipment or similar. Basic Qualifications A minimum of 10 years Mechanical or Aerospace experience. Must have ground-based tactical equipment experie...
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BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering with hands-on design experience in a product development or manufacturing environment. About the Job: Responsibilities: PARC is seeking a talented and driven mechanical design engineer. In this position, you will be responsible for the design and integration of complex systems and parts across a wide range of applications. The ideal candidate will be able to perf...
Candidate will be an integral member of the Airborne Processor (ABP) Mechanical Design Section in Plano TX. He/she must be able to support a broad range of mechanical engineering activities required on Airborne Processor programs. Candidate will be expected to support ABP programs at various North Texas sites including, but not limited to Plano, Garland, McKinney, and Dallas, TX. The candidate wil...
Raytheon UTD is seeking a Mechanical/Civil Engineer to work at our Springfield location. The successful applicant will have excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of engineering design. The applicant will work with other experienced engineers to take innovative engineering solutions from conceptualization through prototype development. The applicant will be involved in all aspects of produc...
Position Summary: The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the successful design and development of disposable medical device products. This position is responsible for all aspects of the product development cycle from product conception through development and manufacturing transfer within a startup environment. The applicant must have a strong working knowledge of mechanical...
With over 50 years of experience Komax is a leader in providing automated assembly systems to the medical industry.From Proof of principle to prototyping to low and high volume production systems, Komax Systems Rockford has the people, tools and experience that allow our customers to achieve their production goals. KomaxMedtech is a global leader in the Medical assembly segment and in niche automo...
The Computed Tomography (CT) iCT product platform group is responsible for the mechanical components that interface with the x-ray generator, collimators, detectors, motion, and integrates other subsystems with ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of the overall iCT scanner product. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, this unit is part of the CT/AMI Global Research and Development org...
Company Confidential West Chester, OH, 45069
Description: We are looking to add a Lead Mechanical Engineer to our medium-sized Engineering Consulting firm in the West Chester, Ohio area. This position requires strong technical knowledge as well as solid project management abilities. Requirements: · BS Mechanical Engineering and 15+ years experience · PE certification · Ability to manage small technical group required · Experience in an indus...
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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

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

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
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