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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Product Engineer- Mechanical - Middleton, WI Location: Middleton, WI Year(s) Exp: 3 - 5 STI-EC-ENG-175 Job Description Our client is a privately-held, entrepreneurial company with $100 million in combined annual revenues between its two divisions. To support a $200 million sales goal in the next five years, the Controls Division has targeted $70 million in growth toward that objective. RESPONSIBIL...
Principal Mechanical Engineer – Micro fabrication - Santa Clara, CA Location: Santa Clara, CA Domain: Automotive STI-EC-ENG-157 Job Description: Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer to be responsible for the design, development and verification testing of implantable medical devices. This includes concept origination, technology/process development, rendering of detailed engineering drawings,...
Lead Mechanical Engineer (Oil & Gas) - Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX Location: Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX Experience: 8 Years STI-EC-ENG-106 Job Description Lead (Senior) Mechanical Engineer Mandatory Requirements: 8 years (min experience in mechanical engineering in the Oil & Gas industry. Must have BSME Must have a broad spectrum of midstream and capital projects experience in Oil and Gas i...
Mechanical Staff Engineer - 3D Solid Modelling- Irving, TX Location: Irving, TX Domain: Engineering Experience: 5 - 7 Years STI-EC-ENG-122 Summary: This Senior Level Staff Engineer position is responsible for all engineering functions related to the organization and providing of production engineering and research and development information. Other responsibilities include project management, rese...
Mechanical Design Engineer- Welding Automation - Wyoming, MI Location: Wyoming, MI Year(s) Exp: 5 – 25 STI-EC-ENG-94 Job Description Client provides a wide range of fully integrated automatic welding and weld positioning systems. Their standard products and design solutions can be found in many industry sectors, such as oil & gas, machinery manufacturing, transportation, fabricated metal products,...
Power transmission design, Mechanical Applications Engineer - Madison Heights, MI Location: Madison Heights, MI STI-EC-ENG-92 Job Description Application Engineer Client is a world leader in design and manufacturing of industrial power transmission products. Located in Warren, MI, our manufacturing facility is supported by excellent engineering and customer service teams. We currently have an open...
Injection molding Mechanical Design Engineer/Project Engineer - Prattville, AL Location: Prattville, AL Year(s) Exp: 3 - 5 STI-EC-ENG-95 Job Description Manufacturing operation near Montgomery, AL is searching for a Mechanical Design Engineer/Project Engineer with 3+ years of applicable experience. BSME required. Successful candidate should have experience in the design, development, implementatio...
HVAC equipment Mechanical Engineer - Lake Hallie, WI Location: Lake Hallie, WI Year(s) Exp: 3 - 10 STI-EC-ENG-97 Job Description Our client is growing and they need to add another Mechanical Engineer to their staff. They develop industrial chemical coating equipment and sell world-wide. This engineer must be experienced in the development of OEM equipment and not only parts. They are located in th...
Electrical, mechanical Design Engineer - Schaumburg, IL Location: Schaumburg, IL Experience: 1-5 Years STI-EC-ENG-37 Job Description Our client is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. They are in need of a Design Engineer. The primary responsibilities will be to provide engineering support to manufacturing and to external customers with regard to the manufacture...
Mechanical Design Engineer - Huron, OH Location: Huron, OH Experiences: 10-25 Years STI-EC-ENG-42 Job Description Design Engineer Non-automotive manufacturer is seeking a DESIGN engineer to work in their engineering department. Daily you will report to the engineering manager and work with up to 8 others on the engineering team. The design engineer will be responsible for a customized mechanical d...
SENIOR MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER -International company in the Charleston area is interviewing for a Mechanical Design Engineer to support the design and localization of a product in cooperation with a design team in Europe. Will research, develop and design components, equipment and systems, options and modifications for new and current products. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: - Support the implement...
Home of your dream job Dakota Gasification Company seeks to be an employer of choice. We want YOU to choose Dakota Gas. Not only do we offer competitive salaries, we also offer an incredible benefits package. Find your dream job here: Engineer Positions, Civil, Controls Systems, Mechanical, Pipeline and Process Engineer PHA Our people are the heart of our organization and we employ more than 600 i...
Major global medical device manufacturing firm seeks a qualified Mechanical Service Engineer for their Silicon Valley facility. This is a highly technical repair and service position for a very niche market in the medical device industry. The department is seeking either a Specialist level and/or Manager level candidates. Qualifications: - Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering - Minimum of 2-...
Outstanding opportunity with very solid, small firm in Portland, OR which builds machinery that handles large capacity and weighted product, machines that move and convey 500# bales. Mechanical Engineer, ME degree required and PE or ability to obtain PE in near future. Five+ years Project Management experience required. You will assist in concept and design of machinery for the pulp and paper indu...
Job Description: Successful applicants will need to be Self-sufficient, individual contributor, performing as part of a team in developing life-cycle and troubleshooting engineering solutions for mechanical ride & show systems. Primary duties include: developing/implementing immediate solutions based on collected data, performing engineering analysis, verifying design/installation compliance with...
Mechanical Design Engineer II Climax Portable Machining & Welding Systems has an exciting career opportunity to join a rapidly growing and creative company, known for its quality and innovation. We seek a skilled Mechanical Design Engineer who enjoys variety and challenge with a strong knowledge machine design. Our Engineers design entire machining solutions through integration of mechanical and c...
Hello, My name is Heather and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer for a prominent client of ours. This position is located Cincinnati, OH. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: Ensures that required prerequisites (e.g. design inputs, tools, documentation, deliverables, schedule, and budget)...
My name is Jessica, and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer for a prominent client of ours. This position is located Cincinnati, OH. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description/Requirements: Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery. Applies knowledge o...
Construction - Mechanical Project Manager - Engineer A fortune 100 consulting firm in the engineering and construction industry is looking for a field construction manager that is mechanically inclined, with biopharmaceutical experience preferred. If you are interested please submit resume in word format. Liberty Personnel Services / 484-238-1965 / ***** KEYWORDS: Construction, Mecha...
Title: Electro- Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Tustin, CA Duration: 1 year contract We are looking for an exceptionally skilled Analyst to join the Mechanical Design and Development team. This team supports the new developments of Linear geared actuation systems and fly-by-wire pilot controls, as well as sustaining activities of legacy programs. Seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer with expe...
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