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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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Mechanical/Industrial Engineer Wisconsin Dells, WI Overview: The QTI Group is partnering with a manufacturing company in Wisconsin Dells to recruit its next Mechanical/Industrial Engineer. This is a new position with this organization, open due to company growth! This organization is a leader in the area for Machining and Steel Fabrication. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Fabrication Division M...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer for a Leading Company North Reading, MA Full-Time $80,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer for a Leading Company North Reading, MA Full-Time $80,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Senior Mechanical Engineer with 10+ years of experience, please read on! Ou...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer to design plumbing and fire protection systems and performs engineering calculations in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards on building projects in the retail, healthcare, higher education, grocery, restaurant and municipality markets. Attend preliminary job meetings with clients (owners and/or architects) to...
In a world where dependability is more important than ever, Stanley Assembly Technologies, a Stanley Black & Decker Company, delivers the tools and solutions that industrial companies, professionals, and consumers count on to be successful when it really matters. Our passion for excellence is seen around the world in our disciplined operations, purposeful business growth, and loyal customer relati...
GT Advanced Technologies is seeking a Mechanical Engineer I professional to help support our Missoula, Montana location. This position performs moderately complex design, developmental and testing duties on electro/mechanical capital equipment, test apparatus and subsystems for new and existing products. Performs work in a team; applies principals and techniques of mechanical engineering to accomp...
Large Texarkana, Arkansas Cooperation that has been in business for over 70 years is seeking resumes for the position of Mechanical Engineer. The person we are seeking should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related discipline. This person will be responsible for designing, developing and managing activities for a specific product or group of products for pr...
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...
Mechanical Engineer needed for an oil and gas company in the Chicago, IL area. The ideal candidate will have 10 years of experience in mechanical systems and a developed knowledge of all pressure vessel, piping, and HVAC industry codes. A Bachelors Degree in Engineering is required. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer The main task of the Mechanical Engineer is to support safe, economic a...
About Us Stanley Black & Decker Corporation is the world’s largest tool manufacturer. Our industrial businesses serve customers whose primary market drivers are automotive repair and industrial production. We cover automotive service, military, mining, transit, agriculture, energy, aviation, and manufacturing, to start. Our industrial tool businesses build the tools that build your world. We are c...
A Mechanical Engineer is needed immediately for a world leading engine manufacturer. Qualified candidates must have a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related Engineering discipline along with at least 1 year of experience as a Mechanical Engineer within a manufacturing environment. This position is located in Mobile, AL and relocation assistance will be provided for the r...
Need for a Sr Design Engineer in Southeastern Massachusetts! You will lead development and/or investigative projects from initialization through commercial release including: contributing to the scope definition, identifying and exploring specific project challenges/objectives, estimating project timelines, coordinate team project work, and coordinating with Manufacturing/Manufacturing Engineering...
Need for a Design Engineer in Southeastern Massachusetts! You will work a precision sheet metal environment creating layouts, mechanical drawings and other documentation for company product line applications. The right candidate will conceptualize new products, create computer models and build physical prototypes of products in order to meet the needs of internal and external customers. Solidwoks...
NOV Hydra Rig is a successful, worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of coil tubing, snubbing and nitrogen pumping systems used in oil and gas drilling and production. The basis of our success is built upon our employees and their dedication to excellence. Mechanical Engineer Job Summary: This position is available at our Fort Worth, TX location. The selected candidate will work with a te...
Project Engineer - Tuscaloosa, AL - Fortune 500 manufacturing company in Tuscaloosa seeks to hire a Project Engineer to lead small and large scale equipment/capital projects. Requires BSME or other Engineering degree. Responsibilities for the Project Engineer Have a strong fundamental knowledge of engineering and management principles Create effective specifications (RFQs) for upgrades or new equi...
Job Summary: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer (ME) at our Janelia Farm Research Campus (JFRC) in Ashburn, VA. The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing a variety of simple to complex systems supporting advancement of research at the Janelia campus. This activity requires a through knowledge of me...
Job Description: Our client located in north Orange County is seeking to add a Mechanical Engineer to their team to work on new product development. Qualified Candidates should have the following Skills- * Be familiar with the sheet metal module in SolidWorks * Understands design for manufacturing practices * Willingness to work closely with production line * Can work independently to meet deadlin...
Growth is a top priority for Agrium Wholesale and it doesn’t just apply to the nutrients we make or the size of our Company. To achieve growth and remain healthy and profitable we need talented, diverse employees to support our initiatives. In 2013, we were named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, one of Alberta’s top 60 Employers, one of Canada’s Top 100 Best Diversity Employers and one of the...
Mechanical Eng./Surfaces JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the development and design of support surfaces within new product development. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned: ● Execute Hill-Rom’s new product development vision within defined product development processes and guidelines, compliant with FDA 21 CFR 820.30 design controls ● Responsible for detailed design a...
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Mechanical Engineer for Product Development Company Job Label:MAG_147654FB7D4 We are looking for a senior level, degreed, Mechanical Engineer with 5+ years of experience, preferably in a consulting environment and who works well both independently and in a team environment. The ideal candidate will be a self starter, able to figure out how to execute both simple and complex design concepts from co...
Mechanical Engineer Looking for exp with drive train, transmission shafts, bearings, seals, gears · Ability to produce creative solutions in a fast paced, cross functional, multi-tasking environment. · Produce designs using 3-D software · Manage new product development projects using established procedures and tools · Required to report, execute and countermeasure development plan across all busin...
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