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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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Position: Mechanical Engineer Graduate Entry level Position Federal Pump Corp, located in Brooklyn, NY, is an 87 year old manufacturer of fluid handling engineered pump systems and centrifugal pumps and is seeking a Graduate Mechanical Engineer interested in career development within the pump manufacturing industry. The Candidate will be exposed to sales, marketing, manufacturing; design engineeri...
Mechanical Development Engineer Job Functions - Participation in all projects Exhaust & Aftertreatment group is involved in, as necessary - Component Design (Castings, Stampings, Sheet Metal Fabrications, Tubing, Plastic and Rubber Components) - Vehicle Packaging (Packaging studies of Exhaust and Aftertreatment Components, supporting Digital Mock-ups [DMUs] ) - Series Production Support (Drafting,...
Mechanical Designer / Engineer Zelos Consulting is a premier provider of Engineering and Manufacturing Services. As a global provider of industry specific project management engineers, designers and MCAD expertise we have immediate need for a Mechanical Designers and Drafters with capital equipment industry background. Location: Mountain View, CA Looking for Pro/E Designer’s/ Engineer’s with mediu...
Mechanical Engineer – West Chester, OH 45069 (30 minutes north of Cincinnati) Our client brings over 60 years of experience as a full service engineering and design firm serving the industrial manufacturing and power generation markets. We are searching for a Mechanical Engineer who can provide hands-on design and coordination on BOP - “Balance of Plant” type projects. This is a conversion employm...
Company Info: Case Marine is a Fabricator of Reverse Osmosis desalination equipment for the marine industry (Cruise Vessels, Fishing Vessels & Shore Based) Our customers operate in Seattle, Alaska and world wide. The main areas of the company are R&D, new construction, service support and parts sales General Job Requirements: 2-5 years of Marine or Industrial experience (Marine experience is prefe...
Russ Hadick & Associates has partnered with a Dayton, Ohio area client to help them search and qualify candidates for their Mechanical Design Engineer. Our Client is a 100+ year old company and a recognized leader in their industry. The Mechanical Design Engineer is the ideal role for an engineer that wants to work on exciting and complex products and see them come to life in communities everyday....
. We're looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer. This is a 9-12 month contract position located in Westborough, MA. Overview We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to prepare product documentation that will be shipped with the product. This person will also do Pro/E design work to customize the product per the customer request. The qualified candidates will need to have solid, recent Pro...
Manpower Professionals is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to provide product design support for assigned product group(s), Product Manager, or sales representatives through product design, creation, design validation, confirmation of specifications, and validation of manufacturability within existing technologies. • Product Design- Create design concepts for new and existing customers that co...
AC Propulsion, located in San Dimas, California, is a world leading developer and manufacturer of electric vehicle propulsion systems and related technologies. To accelerate the development of next generation drive and recharge systems, we are seeking motivated, creative individuals to work in a challenging small company environment. We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer with experience...
BVH Integrated Services, P.C. ( is currently seeking Senior Mechanical Engineer for our Newton, MA office. Must be experienced in all aspects related to HVAC system design for buildings. BVH produces hundreds of projects annually for clients in the academic, research, healthcare, and corporate sectors. BVH is presently working on some of the most interesting and challenging projects...
Job Details: HVAC - Mechanical Engineer Produce complete sets of sheet metal drawings; Experienced with plans of new buildings and of existing buildings; W ork independently on projects with no supervision; T ake ownership of each project and manage it to the set timeline; Work on multiple projects simultaneously under timelines; Stable job history and a team player. This person will go out and ge...
Senior Mechanical Engineer Apex Systems, part of On Assignment the 3rd largest IT staffing Solutions firm in the country has an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer role in Tewksbury, MA. It is a Full Time/Permanent position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details: Required Skills: Solidworks 3D Modeling experience Experience with structural and thermal a...
Sr. Mechanical Engineer (PE) – The ideal candidate has and the position requires experience designing the mechanical systems of Data Center Facilities. The position requires experience with the design of chilled water plants, Dx systems, all HVAC, chillers, pumps, CRAC Units, Diesel Fuel Systems, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Controls and other Mission Critical mechanical equipment requiring design s...
Job Description: Nexcore is a world-class OEM medical device developer and contract manufacturer, specializing in complex medical capital equipment. We are considered an experienced and well-seasoned team, and are the best in the business at what we do. Currently, we’re looking for a Full-Time Mechanical Engineer who is ambitious, energetic, has strong attention to detail, passionate for building...
At Honeywell, we look for people driven by a desire to contribute, be challenged and grow. Our people make Honeywell a special company and are a key competitive advantage. Honeywell International is a $40 billion diversified Fortune 100 leader with more than 131,000 employees in 100 countries around the world. We invent and manufacture technologies that address some of the world’s toughest challen...
Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company, is a diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions and electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems, and more. With over $8B in global sales, Stanley is viewed as a world leader in the marketplace. We currently have an opening for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Produ...
The Senior Mechanical Engineer will work within a multi-disciplinary team of engineers in the development of handheld portable scientific instruments for industrial applications. Position requires detailed design, analysis and build of complex systems from initial concept through development, test and release to production. Position requires a great deal of creativity and initiative while working...
Mechanical Engineer needed for a growing division of a Fortune 50 company. The mechanical engineering position is responsible for analysis, design, implementation, and testing of a wide range of mechanical hardware and systems. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer The engineer supports many aspects of the Factory, Contract Logistics Center, Field, and Supply Chain. Assist in integrating ne...
Henkels & McCoy, Inc., one of the largest privately held international utility contracting firms, with offices in 80 cities and celebrating over 90 years of operating with a reputation as one of the most reliable and innovative firms in engineering and construction, is currently seeking an Engineer - Entry Level. Entry level engineering position. Infrastructure engineering including corrosion cont...
Job Description: The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on Opto-Mechanical product design, producibility, and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically. Perform conceptual and detailed mechanic...
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