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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Job Summary: The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will design, analyze and troubleshoot new chemical delivery systems and other mechanical designs for a wide variety of industries, from concept to manufacturing release. Position will also review existing gas delivery designs, analyze, test and recommend design changes for cost reduction or performance enhancement. Requires close interaction with software,...
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...
TransITions is now working with a client in St. Louis in order to find a Mechanical Engineer that possesses multiple years of design and development experience using Pro-E. This is a full time opportunity with a solid organization that is growing and looking for talented individuals for a number of departments. Great benefits and great environment! Relocation assistance is not provided, and sponso...
Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager / Business Development This person will act as a project manager for the Mechanical / Electrical / Plumbing department. Manage all projects, employees, etc. Will be responsible for finding work/projects for this department, and maintaining client relationships. Must be comfortable consulting to architectural practices and have a desire to work on a multi-disci...
Howell Company is looking for a Mechanical Engineer with Design experinece with Solidworks to join their Engineering Team! We are looking for a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Strong Autocad and drafting skills are a must. Experience with Solidworks & AutoCAD Same personality traits that we were looking for with Chris, mechanically inclined. Must be mechanically inclined. Prefer: 2-5 years experienc...
A Webberville Company seeking a Mechanical Engineer with a machinist background. Job Details: Train CNC Machinist on set up of machines, tooling, fixtures, etc. Responsible for sign off on the training of the Machinist’s Create matrix and testing for CNC machinist. Responsible for accuracy of matrix content Read and understand blueprints, manuals, GD & T, etc Ability to access programming and make...
LOCATION: NORTH SALT LAKE, UTAH ZERO Manufacturing is a leading manufacturer and supplier of ruggedized cases. Our high performance enclosures are known world-wide, and are used in commercial, industrial and military applications. We have an immediate need for a Mechanical/Manufacturing Process Engineer SUMMARY The Mechanical/Manufacturing Process Engineer is responsible developing and improving p...
Responsibilities Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge in Mechanical Engineering and its application in solving complex problems relating to electromechanical class II and III medical devices for neural stimulation applications. Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of epoxy material and ceramic material for non-hermetic and hermetic package. Works independently to create complex designs on tool...
Job Description: Mechanical Engineer ? Libertyville, IL Responsibilities/ General Duties: ? Must have experience with either R&D, New Product Development, Product Testing or Lab Testing ? Experience with House Wares is a plus ? Assisting drafters in developing the design of products ? Resolving product malfunctions or providing technical recommendations ? Assures system and product quality by desi...
Looking for an experienced Engineer to help us with our growing workload of oil & gas projects. The most qualified candidates for this position shall have an understanding and technical background working on gas midstream facilities or related projects. Candidate should be a highly motivated individual who is excited about engineering and can project manage mutli-discipline projects in the fast pa...
JOB TITLE: Mechanical Engineer Automotive WORK LOCATION: Portland, OR TYPE OF WORK/DURATION: Contract (one year plus) RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION: - 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...
MECHANICAL ENGINEER Ruelco is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Instrumentation Controls. We are industry leaders whose hard work and organization allow us to adapt and grow with the ever-changing business environment, but still stay true to our small business roots. Ruelco is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to design products and systems by developing and testing specifications...
Industrial Equipment Sales & Service Inc. is looking for a Mechanical Drafting Engineer to develop detailed drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, dies/tools and controls using Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) equipment. They will be expected to consult with inside and outside customers to design, layout and detail components specific to the Oil Industry and to help provide solution...
Looking for motivated and energetic individual to work in a great production environment. MECHANICAL ENGINEER / MACHINE DESIGNER · Experience in Machine Design · 3D - SolidWorks 2013 · 2D - AutoCAD LT 2011 / Draftsight · Use of Microsoft Excel and Word · Complete system design for production · Individual machine design and detail for production · Generate Bills of Materials · Purchasing decisions...
Mechanical Engineer - Application Engineer - Inside Sales Engineer (Diesel Engine Marine Driveshaft and flexible coupling products) Location: Aurora, IL Duration: direct permanent hire Salary: 60-80k depending on experience. Preferred education in a mechanical engineering discipline with practical experience in rotating equipment, specifically diesel engines, Drive shaft or flexible couplings for...
Mechanical Designer Oil & Gas Looking for a designer with a mechanical/piping background to help us with our growing workload of oil & gas projects. Candidate should be a well organized, highly motivated individual who is works well in a team environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Perform site visits to document existing conditions. •Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics,...
Mechanical Designer Oil & Gas Looking for a designer with a mechanical/piping background to help us with our growing workload of oil & gas projects. Candidate should be a well organized, highly motivated individual who is works well in a team environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Perform site visits to document existing conditions. •Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics,...
Job Description • Utilizes a broad knowledge of mechanical, electrical devices, engineering mathematics, manufacturing methods, machine tools, and related mechanical engineering practices to develop equipment construction with established dimensional and weight limits (considering function, cost, fabrication, assembly, and maintenance),. • Prepares two dimensional layouts using current company mec...
Job description Currently seeking a licensed HVAC Engineer in Minneapolis, MN (Design/Build Industry) Responsibilities: Provide specification and design of HVAC & plumbing systems for selected architectural projects within defined budgets Lead mechancial engineering and multi-discipline engineering teams on selected projects, serving as the client's main point of contact for the engineering team I...
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