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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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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...
Looking for a high profile contract with a well known technology company? Experis, formerly Manpower Professional, is currently sourcing for a position with a global technology client for a role based in Hillsboro, OR. Our client is seeking a Mechanical Engineer II, candidate will be responsible for preparation of test materials including: taking dimensional measurements on test materials, install...
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...
Are you a Mechanical Engineer with extensive experience in preparing bid packages and mechanical specifications for the design of Refinery and Chemical plant fixed equipment? Are you experienced in the design, rerating, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of heat exchangers, pressure vessels, valves, and piping? Do you want to work for a major integrated U.S. oil & gas company that holds a st...
Concord Engineering is seeking talented individuals to fill the role of Mechanical/HVAC Engineer with Revit experience and offering the opportunity to grow with a dynamic engineering company. Under the direction of a PM/Senior Engineer, the primary focus of this position is to take the lead role in designing mechanical/HVAC systems for our various clients in the markets of higher education, health...
Concord Engineering is looking for a Senior Mechanical Power Engineer with power plant engineering, design, and management experience. Specific experience in the engineering and design of combined cycle and conventional fossil fired power plant design is required. Minimum requirements are 10 years of related experience with a BSME and PE license. Technical Ability to establish basic design criteri...
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer Salary: $50k-$65k Contract or Direct Hire: Direct Hire SelectOne Search is the Right Choice for your career search Established manufacturing company in WNY is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team. This employee will be responsible for designing and analyzing standard and custom machine components and systems, such as shafts, fasteners, keys,...
Mechanical Controls Engineer Sebesta Inc. is an employee-owned, engineering-based consulting firm with an unwavering commitment to quality, reliability, effective communication and value-added solutions. Headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with strategically located offices in Chicago, IL, Boston, MA, Dallas, TX, Cedar Rapids, IA, Fargo, ND, Washington D.C., Sebesta Blomberg ranks as an ENR To...
Mechanical Engineer 3 A full-service engineering and design services provider, Sebesta promotes collaborative and sustainable facility solutions that ensure occupant comfort, improve efficiency, reduce operational costs, and optimize facility budgets. Through our people's expertise in all facets of building engineering, construction, we create brilliant facility solutions for all types of clients....
Scribner Associates isseeking a Part Time Mechanical Design Engineer to join our product development group. This multi-disciplined part time (10 to 15 hours per week) position, focused on new product development and sustaining engineering of existing products, requires strong technical, problem solving, and organizational skills. The candidate will have at least a two year track record of successf...
Montana Instruments, a growing high-tech Company in Bozeman Montana, is seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer for our product development team. Responsibilities include designing Mechanical aspects of innovative new products from concept, through prototype, and transition to manufacturing. Individuals who enjoy taking challenging mechanical projects from start to finish, are motivated by chal...
RFA Engineering( is seeking several growth oriented entry level to experienced candidates to be part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Dubuque, Iowa. You will work with our experienced engineering staff and our customer's staff to provide highly engineered, optimized designs of Construction and Forestry equipment using state of the art engineering tools. Our cust...
Job Summary: The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will design, analyze and troubleshoot new chemical delivery systems and other mechanical designs for a wide variety of industries, from concept to manufacturing release. Position will also review existing gas delivery designs, analyze, test and recommend design changes for cost reduction or performance enhancement. Requires close interaction with software,...
Talascend is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer for a contract to possible direct hire opportunity with our client located in New Orleans, LA. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for preparation of equipment and construction specifications, mechanical and piping drawing reviews, equipment selection and procurement, piping/pump hydraulics, pump and compressor sizing calculations and tank des...
Summary: Plans and oversees mechanical engineering projects, such as buildings, pipelines, material handling, power plants, boilers, digesters, turbine generators, steam, sewage and water supply systems. Reviews design documentation to include, but not limited to: Statements of Work, Specifications, drawings, sketches, calculations and building code references. May performs duties as mechanical pr...
Mechanical Engineer-WD30006961 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share...
Production Support Technician - Entry level Mechanical Engineer This is an entry level Engineer position, perfect for someone who just obtained their Mechanical Engineer degree. This is a 6+ month contract located in Erie, PA. Hourly pay rate $25.00 Role Summary/Purpose The Production Support Technician will support the fabrication of components and assembly of locomotives in the factory. In this...
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...
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