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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ASML is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. Seeking Mechanical Design Engineers interested in designing leading edge complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits and microchips. Senior Mechanical Design Engineer I Me...
ASML is the world’s leading provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or microchips. Seeking Mechanical Design Engineers interested in designing leading edge complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits and microchips. Senior Mechanical Design Engineer I –...
Job Description : Contract position for an Electro-mechanical Designer to provide electro-mechanical and sheet metal designs to telecommunications standards using Pro/ENGINEER. Designs keeping in mind thermal and structural properties of materials. Responsible for geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). Design for manufacturability and cost savings. Utilize mechanical test methods. Document...
Senior Mechanical Engineer needed for engineering and manufacturing company outside of Los Angeles, CA. The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years of experience in the design of pressure components. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Solidworks is also a requirement. A PE in the State of California is also desirable. Responsibilities for the Senior Mechanical Engineer Hands-on approach to play a key r...
Architectural/Mechanical Drafting Engineer The chosen applicant will work as an integral part of our engineering department, interacting with Project Managers, Engineers and our Fabrication Department. COMPANY PROFILE: IBG is the largest Commercial Building Façade Contractor in New England employing the best Engineers, Fabricators and Installers in the Building Façade Industry. IBG Specializes in...
*Job Description: The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on Opto-Mechanical product design, producibility, and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically. Perform conceptual and detailed mechani...
Job Description: The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on Opto-Mechanical product design, producibility, and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically. Perform conceptual and detailed mechanic...
Job Description: The Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) is an engineering organization that focuses on Opto-Mechanical product design, producibility, and mission assurance. It is a vital link in the integrated product development process that allows Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to introduce reliable new products faster, better, and more economically. Perform conceptual and detailed mechanic...
Product Development Engineer needed for manufacturer with 10+ years of recent USA experience from developing new products from concept to launch. This is a permanent hire position located in the Mid-Atlantic area. The successful candidate will have product development experience designing and launching new products from blank sheet concept to launch. Strong design skills and experience in new prod...
. Design Engineer II   Summary: Prepares and develops designs of various equipment for products and engineering proposals. Major Responsibilities and Duties: -Designs varied equipment and develops necessary product specifications. -Assists with the formulation of Irvin's design control policies and procedures. -Conducts and/or leads design reviews. -Conducts and/or leads customer interface discuss...
Our client, a growing developer of test equipment for the aviation industry, is looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team. In this position, you will design and develop special machinery for next generation aerospace applications. This will include: Architecting world-class solutions and interpreting/influencing customer specifications. Leading technical efforts to design...
About Randtron L-3 Randtron Antenna Systems is a producer of high quality antennas specifically designed for the most challenging and rigorous installation requirements. Typically installed on military fighter aircraft, Randtron designs provide solutions to issues well beyond those normally addressed by generic catalog products. Our design philosophy is 'Design for the Customer's needs' resulting...
Job Function Lead Mechanical Engineer-ensure all mechanical aspects of automated equipment are delivered consistently and efficiently; always meeting our corporate standards and client expectations. All Mechanical engineers on the equipment team will report directly to the Lead Mechanical Engineer. Background Requirements Education Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline or proven related w...
Mechanical Engineer Port-A-Cool, LLC is the market leader in portable evaporative cooling products, cooling media, and accessories based in the United States. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineerfor its Center, Texas Manufacturing Facility, reporting directly to the Director of Engineering.The position is responsible forall stages of a product, from research and development to design and manufactu...
MECHANICAL ENGINEER CIVIL ENGINEER STRUCTURAL ENGINEER ANSYS SIMULATION SOLIDWORKS FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS (FEA) SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION CALCULATE STRAIN, STRESS, AND DISPLACEMENT LINEAR STRESS ANALYSIS AND NON-LINEAR STRESS ANALYSIS FOSSIL AND OR HYDROPOWER/HYDRO EXPERIENCE A + LONG TERM (2 YEARS +-) CONTRACT ASSIGNMENT WESTCHESTER COUNTY LOCATION...
Major direct client is looking for a Mechanical Engineer II for their Wauwatosa, WI location. This is a 6-9 months contract assignment. Current need is for a Mechanical Engineer having a 4 year engineering degree and experience (recent/verifiable) with Pro/E and IDEAS, both are highly preferred; however, Pro/E is absolutely required. The worker will spend about 70 - 80% of their time doing design...
Job Description: This Mechanical Engineer Position Features: ? Global Company ? Excellent Compensation Package ? Established Company ? Great Pay to $60K Immediate need for Mechanical Engineer seeking global company, excellent compensation package and established company. Auto Cad, excellent communication and strong Excel skills will be keys to success in this prestigious, dynamic, high tech organi...
Organization in Washington is seeking a strong Senior Mechanical Engineer. The ideal candidate will have a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering and 7+ years of strong mechanical design experience. A Masters or PE certification is highly preferred. The Senior Mechanical Engineer should also have experience with manufacturing principals, preferably in machining, casting, and injection molding. Strong...
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer Location: Erie, PA Duration: 6 month contract Industry: Locomotive MUST HAVE SKILLS: Locomotive, Heavy Fabrication ,Weldment and knowledge of structural fatigue. FEA/ANSYS Essential Functions / Responsibilities: Responsibilities to include design, development of concept design, detailed design, and design analysis. Ownership of stated technical/cost/reliability/perfo...
Position Summary The Design Engineer will be part of a design team performing updates on current products or developing new products. This position will utilize PTC Creo and Windchill to document and release all designs Oversee design changes of mechanical hydraulic and/or electrical components, products and systems related to forklifts. Perform cost down/feasibility analyses, design reviews and e...
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Mechanical Engineer

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$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
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Associates
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