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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Randstad Engineering is looking for a Mechanical Engineer for a leading manufacturing company located in the New Haven/Harrington/Dover, Delaware area. The ideal candidate will have experience in a high speed manufacturing environment preferably with textile or non-woven background, recommending and implementing improvements to manufacturing processes, evaluating supplier capabilities and leading...
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...
Anderson Fittings, a premier metals manufacturer located in south suburban Frankfort, IL, has an exceptional opportunity for a degreed Mechanical Engineer! Position Overview Responsible for assisting in providing the technical and engineering support to the business unit to assure that the manufacturing costs and standards are meet and exceed company targets. Drive continuous improvement on all ...
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 ...
Description: · Participate on cross functional team as a representative of R&D’s continuous engineering group. · Provide technical expertise and guidance to cross functional team and/or suppliers as required. · Under the guidance of engineering manager and senior engineering peers, understand and complete engineering analysis to ensure adequate performance, quality and reliability of the produc...
As a member of a work team, provide imaginative, practical and thorough mechanical engineering designs and analysis to support new product development and ongoing production. Create solutions to a broad range of technical problems using a wide application of principles, theories, and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of related disciplines. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for mech...
As a member of a work team, provide imaginative, practical and thorough mechanical engineering designs and analysis to support new product development and ongoing production. Create solutions to a broad range of technical problems using a wide application of principles, theories, and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of related disciplines. Essential Functions: Responsible for mecha...
Calculations & Analytical Skills/drawings production (AutoCAD)/engineering/design & surveying. Qualifications Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineer or equivalent. Minimum years of experience: 0-5. Minimum years of management experience (if any): 0-3. Licenses Required: EIT and PE preferred but not required. Computer Skills Required: AutoCAD (Current Version) and Basic ...
The Senior Engineer, Basket Design & Analysis will develop equipment designs and structural analyses that support safe handling, shipment, and storage of radioactive materials. Major responsibilities include: Project planning that requires development of component design functional requirements, and coordination of thermal, shielding, and criticality evaluations; Development of concepts and over...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer Norfolk, VA; Hampton, VA Full-Time $80,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Senior Mechanical Engineer Norfolk, VA; Hampton, VA Full-Time $80,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details Senior Mechanical Engineer - Mechanical Engineer, Proengineer, Heavy Vehicle, Engine System and Componen...
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...
FARO® is the world leader in 3D imaging and measurement systems. We are a global company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange with a passion for excellence and success. We are proud to be recognized among Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. In order to accelerate the growth of our new product portfolio, Faro Technologies is growing new positions in our Research and Development team. FARO is s...
Leading designer of mechanized structures has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer. This company designs state of the art systems for various industries. Come join the fun atmosphere and be a part of this great team! In this position, you will work closely with a diverse group of mechanical, structural, and electrical engineers to solve unique problems in large scale projects. Industry exposure w...
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...
Essential Job Duties: Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and or transport our products, as our highest priority. Providing mechanical engineering expertise for capital projects, studies and plant issues. Executing approved projects including providing technical direction and assistance, coordinati...
Linium is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer for our client in Albany, NY. This opportunity has the potential to hire a professional with 5+ years’ experience or a senior level professional with Project Management experience! Responsibilities include preparing engineering analysis of projects to include: Modeling of building for HVAC loading. Performing heat loss calculations. Pipe...
Company Profile: Company established in the 1930’s and has been a market leader for 80+ year On pace to grow 10-15% next year Eight offices with 120+ employees makes this firm one of the largest and most awarded firms in the Midwest What This Company Offers You Direct-hire, long-term position Outstanding salary and comprehensive benefits package Commitment to professional growth Flexible w...

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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
(2443 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1578 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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