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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Mechanical Design Engineer Charlotte, NC Contract N/A Posted 4/21/2014 Tim Sugrue is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Tim Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Design Engineer with experience, please read on! We are looking for a candidate with the drive and willingness to work in a fast-paced...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Reliability Engineer. Provide technical support to the production and facilities operations and to initiate, prioritize, and execute engineering and maintenance work to improve safety, cost, capacity, and quality. Lead engineering reliability work related to technical documentation, spare parts, and process improvement projects. Leverage techni...
Description CAD/CAM Engineer in the Mechanical Design Automation (MDA) group to provide technical support for our Mechanical Design and Engineering software tools and processes. Responsibilities include providing technical support for NX users, development and implementation of best practices, strategies and advanced capabilities. Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in...
Description Northrop Grumman Corporation is offering a challenging and rewarding career as a Mechanical Engineer within the Electronics Systems Sector located at the Rolling Meadows - Illinois facility. This position will support the development, build, and test validation of ruggedized electronic equipment for military applications. The candidate will have the opportunity to be exposed to multipl...
Description Northrop Grumman Electronics Systems (NG) is seeking a candidate to fill an opening as a Supply Chain Engineer on the Mechanical Technology Domain Team within the Supply Chain Management organization. This position will serve as the sector face to the supply base within the technology domain and also provide a link between supply chain and engineering for emerging technologies and prog...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Mechanical Engineer Miami, FL; Coral Springs, FL Full-Time $75,000 - $120,000 Posted 4/21/2014 Olin Burrow is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Olin Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Engineer with industrial HVAC applications experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing • Completes de...
Duties & Responsibilities Work directly with leading edge semiconductor companies supporting their efforts to develop Test Cells to enable advanced chip designs to market. Responsible for the mastering of Teradyne Test Cell products, product applications and policies. Provide expert advice to customers, Sales, FAE’s and support staff while working closely with sales/marketing management and test c...
Mechanical Engineer – Blue Bell, PA Since 1946, we have established a tradition of providing technology-based, cost effective solutions for the chemical, petrochemical, refining, gas, and pharmaceutical industries. With over 4,100 installations world-wide, we have the resources and experience to provide single source responsibility for process plant applications. Engineering and design expertise a...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. STAFF MECHANICAL ENGINEER-1418140320 Description Animas Corporation, a fully-integrated global company within the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is an innovator in insulin pump technology, with products such as the ground-breaking OneTouch Ping and Animas Vibe. The company is experiencing an unprecedented period of strong growth,...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Staff Mechanical Engineer-6068140313 Description Animas Corporation, a fully-integrated global company within the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is an innovator in insulin pump technology, with products such as the ground-breaking OneTouch Ping and Animas Vibe. The company is experiencing an unprecedented period of strong growth,...
Custom machine company has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer. Direct-hire position. Duties: *Design, develop, and test mechanical components for custom machinery *Research suppliers and select components for custom machinery *Create testing protocols *Provide support to manufacturing personnel *Create engineering drawings using Solidworks *Provide BOM maintenance Requirements: *4-year engineeri...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Mechanical Engineer to design electronics packaging for defense and aerospace applications. Responsible for designing products to meet customer's requirements (including all design, functional, material, and test requirements from the customer's component and sub-tier specifications) as well as the cost targets established during the proposal sta...
One of the world’s leading sealing technology providers is expanding and is need of a Mechanical Design Engineer. The ideal candidate will have Mechanical Engineering experience in the oil and gas industry with Seals, Pumps or Rotating Equipment. This is a direct hire position located in Houston, TX. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Design Engineer Create assembly and detail drawings using conv...
MECHANICAL/DESIGN ENGINEER Design Technologies & Mfg. Co. 2000 Corporate Drive Troy, Ohio 45373 www.destechmfg.com "Manufacturer of special machinery and robotic systems since 1984" IMMEDIATE POSITION OPEN! Destech is a designer and builder of special machinery, robotic systems, assembly equipment, and tooling. All positions offer, excellent health insurance benefits with drug card, life insurance...
Our client in South Orange County is looking for a full time Mechanical Engineer to develop Compressed Natural Gas fuel and engine systems. • Evaluate/develop supplier parts to ensure product meets design targets • Lead integration design and analysis of components and systems • Liaison to manufacturing, service providers and suppliers to implement designs which are cost effective and manufacturab...
Applied Medical, a progressive medical device developer, manufacturer, and distributor, invites exceptional individuals to pursue careers in our innovative organization. If you would like to be a part of one of the fastest growing and most innovative companies in the medical device field, then Applied Medical is the place for you. Applied’s team members enjoy an environment that allows opportunity...
An American global diversified industrial company is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to research and investigate the design, functionality and maintenance of mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes in Trenton, NJ. This is a 1 year CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engin...
Company: Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Division: IC - Mobility - Rail Automation Location: PA - Pittsburgh Req ID: 130785 Position Title: Consulting Mechanical Engineer - Rail Automation - Pittsburgh, PA Experience Level: Senior Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: Yes Company Description: The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities (IC) Sector is focused on providing answers th...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer to oversee lighting and controls projects for LED retrofits and upgrades. Responsible for performing lighting audits to check usage and perform design with LED lighting. Review project designs for code compliance, constructability and functionality . Develop cost estimates and project schedules. Develop and issue...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for and Mechanical Engineer / Technician for equipment that produces wire and cable products. Work with standard machine components like gears, bearings, pumps, basic hydraulics and compressed air controls (pneumatics). Basic computer skills in Windows and Office Basic metal deforming knowledge, non-ferrous wire drawing a big plus. Some of the training...
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