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 ID EIA-00001345 Emerson Company Kato Engineering Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Mankato Publish Start Date May 6 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Position Objective Kato Engineering, a global generator and motor manufacturer located in Mankato, MN, is seeking an Analyst-FEA (Finite Element Analysis). This person is responsible for performin...
Design Group Facility Solutions is a wholly-owned and professionally licensed subsidiary of Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, a leading packaging, process design, and automation firm providing engineering and technology services to the world’s leading companies, through the efforts of over 800 engineers, project managers, and engineering technology specialists. We are focused on providing our profess...
Our client in South Orange County is looking for Mechanical Engineers with new product design experience. Focus on designing machines from concept to production. Rate is dependent on experience. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Design mechanical systems that are to be used as automation tools in a high production environment. Capable of designing custom tooling from sketches or verb...
We have an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer For more than 60 years CDI Corporation (NYSE:CDI) has delivered engineering and technology solutions and recruitment and staffing services to blue-chip clients with operations in markets around the world. Some of the exciting and growing industries we serve include Oil, Gas & Chemicals; Aerospace & Industrial Equipment; and Hi-Tech. We are a $1....
A Large coal mining company is looking for a mechanical/mining engineer for dragline maintenance and welding. The individual will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance function for draglines as well as welding crews at surface coal mining complex. The individual will train and develop leaders within the workforce, producing high quality maintenance and welding results for the surface coal ...
We have an opportunity for System Mechanical Engineer with one of our clients in Lenexa, KS JOB TITLE: System Mechanical Engineer JOB LOCATION: Lenexa, KS TERMS: Contract – 6+ Months JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include, but not necessarily limited to the following: Maintains a high level of understanding of departmental design standards, applicable engineering...
Are you an experienced Sr. Level Engineer looking to take your career to the next level? Do you enjoy R&D? Are you looking to become part of an established and dynamic organization? Manpower is seeking a Mechanical Engineer in the Albany, NY area. The Mechanical Engineer will be a key player in the development and design of components for our client's current and future products. Unfortunately, sp...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
This position is responsible for analyzing and developing mechanical engineering solutions for gas turbine inlet air cooling and heating technologies. Essential functions include: Design and develop technical sales proposals for gas turbine filtration systems. Design and engineer fluid systems and hydraulics. Address shop related fabrications problems related to form, fit and functionality. Pr...
This position is for a Mechanical Engineer in the Reactor Servicing Systems Department at BMPC which is located in West Mifflin Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will be responsible for design, development, implementation, and continued used of mechanical equipment for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Daily work functions will be varied and will typically include design analysis and docu...
Mechanical Engineer PEM, Power Engineering & Mfg. Inc. is a small manufacturing company located in Blaine, MN. Power Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc. was established in 1994 by the merger of Power Engineering and System Design Engineering. The combined strengths of these two companies gave PEM advanced capabilities in thedesign of rugged, remote, low-maintenance electromechanical products. PEM...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer for the design of water and wastewater treatment systems. Provide the technical expertise required to produce quality engineered systems in accordance with project scope and intent. Prepare and check engineering drawings, P&IDs, specifications, datasheets, bill of materials and calculations. Maintain material and labor costs in the...
Job Purpose: Designs mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods. Duties: * Evaluates mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs; applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials. * Confirms system and product capabilities by designin...
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§ History of the Firm: One of the oldest, continuously practicing mechanical and electrical engineering firms in the Philadelphia area, Wick Fisher White traces its history to the turn of the twentieth century. Though the intervening years have redefined building systems and client priorities, the firm's guiding principle of total commitment to engineering and client service has endured. WFW Pres...
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world's leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity's long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering exce...
Mechanical Engineer Vulcan Tool Corporation is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer. The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for designing mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods. The qualified candidate will be able to perform all job duties and meet the following requirements. Duties and Responsibilities · Design Trim Dies &...
Principal Mechanical Engineer (Pressure Control Products) Andover Position Summary: A strong engineering background and experience designing mechanical systems is required for this position: to provide strong technical leadership and innovative designs in research and development of new pressure control products. The selected individual will provide technical leadership to a skilled and motivat...

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