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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CSI is looking for a Mechanical Engineer with 2-7 years of experience for a Fortune 500 company within the manufacturing environment. This position is located in Augusta, GA. The qualified will have a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and at least 2 years of manufacturing exposure. The ideal candidate would have machine (not product design) as well as project management experience. Maint...
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Mechanical Engineer (Production Equipment - PEQ) to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Houston, TX. We work with companies that offer environments for our employees to contribute, learn, and advance their career. We understand what is important to you and work to help you accomplish your career goals. Paladin offers excellent and...
Resume to: ***** Sr. Mechanical Engineer – Kent WA. Products: Aviation and Aerospace connectors and cable assemblies Muti-Plant manufacture is seeking an experienced electrical interconnect design engineer with a proven track record of innovative connector and strain relief designs in the military and commercial aerospace arena. Successful candidate must have a minimum of thr...
Role: Mechanical Engineer (with Catia V5) Location: Raymond, OH Duration: 06 Months+ Job Requirements: · 4+ years of experience in product design engineering for any automotive components in BIW & Exteriors · Candidates should have a minimum of 3+ years of CATIA V5 EXPERIENCE (surfacing). · Capable of creating designs, engineering changes & layouts utilizing in Catia V5 · Ability to create and use...
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A well respected and well known leader in innovative engineering and manufacturing located in Burbank California doing complex commercial projects needs a Senior Mechanical Engineer with design experience in Structural,pneumatic and hydraulic systems The ideal candidate will have: -BSME and at least 10 years work experience as a Senior Mechanical preferably in a commercial manufacturing environmen...
A leader in conveyor components and systems,seeks an aggressive,experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our mult-facility team. RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct Engineering Duties Manage the Engineering Function and Drafting Creation of product,Innovation introduction Manage the Part Numbering System & Drawing consistency Research & develop new applications for our processes Liaison between our larger cus...
Mechanical Design Engineer with strong SolidWorks and AutoCAD experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with aluminum extrusion design, aluminum anodizing, metal stamping/forming, metal plating, plastic injection molding, and common metal machining operations. Responsibilities The Mechanical Design Engineer will report to the Director of Engineering and work closely with a Senior Projec...
The world's largest offshore drilling company is currently seeking a Project Engineer responsible for the Front End Planning of projects worldwide in Houston, TX. This is a PERMANENT position. Local candidates only as there is no relocation being offered. Responsibilities for the Project Engineer Conduct and organize rig inspections to help define project scope of work to meet project objectives P...
Renlita Doors PO Box B 220 E 1st ST Bonham, TX Telephone: (903) 583 7500 Fax: (903) 583 7544 Email: ***** Website: www.renlitadoors.com JOB DESCRIPTION – Mechanical Engineer Product Design Job Tasks: Design and optimization of vertically operating door systems including components. Components include frames, counterbalance, axles, cladding etc. Analysis of mechanical systems, inc...
Mechanical Design Engineer Summary Dynavac is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer with a strong SolidWorks background plus experience with AutoCAD for the design and fabrication of custom high vacuum process equipment for the thin film deposition and aerospace Industries. Duties include working with engineers and project leaders to conceptualize and detail parts and major assemblies of mechanisms...
I have a client located near Burgaw NC that has an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer/Laser Programmer. You will be responsible for: Programming Trumpf Equipment for Laser cutting, punching, stamping etc. Taking customer designs in Solidworks and Inventor and converting the designs to flat patterns drawings for sheet metal fabrication. Taking flat pattern designs and programming the fabricat...
Are you detail-oriented, creative, and technically skilled at Engineering design and development? Come to Crane Aerospace & Electronics and use your excellent Engineering skills to design, improve, and deliver the next generation of products in the aerospace and electronics Industry! Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll...
Formed in 1999, Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a Crane Co. Segment, is known for its technical strength, proven product reliability, innovative solutions and overall value. Crane Aerospace & Electronics is ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified and committed to world-class processes. From application engineering through design and manufacturing, Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers a comprehensive approach...
Are you detail-oriented, creative, and technically skilled at Engineering design and development? Come to Crane Aerospace & Electronics and use your excellent Engineering skills to design, improve, and deliver the next generation of products in the aerospace and electronics Industry! Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll...
Our client needs to prepare for ramp up in production around the beginning of 2015. They need the assistance of a part-time engineer to help set up the production line for assembly. This engineer will lead the installation, maintenance, and upgrading of new and existing capital equipment. This is a long term part-time engagement. Initially it will be 10-15 hours per week and will ramp up more at t...
RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 mechan...
This role offers you the opportunity to serve as an integral part of the Engineering team as you provide the design and engineering support for ongoing continuous improvement activities. As Project Engineer, you’ll expand your skills and knowledge as you work on a variety of projects that touch multiple aspects of our business and operations. If you are ready to step into a leadership role and gro...
RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 mechan...
Principal Mechanical Engineer (Reactor Specialist) Job Description: We are looking for a rock-star principal mechnical engineer (reactor specilist) for an exciting company focusing on fuels/chems derived from gas. Responsibilities: Researching, planning, and designing mechanical systems with particular focus on the development of company's proprietary reactor technologies, including development an...
Job Description: This position requires planning, conducting and directing the mechanical portion of significant engineering projects requiring application of sophisticated knowledge in electrical/electronic packaging. Creates mechanical design and is able to apply new and innovative techniques. Communication and coordination skills are a must to relay technical advice and instruction to managemen...
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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
(2443 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1578 Respondents)
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