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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Our client has an immediate opening for a self-directed Mechanical Engineer. Responsibilities will include: Manage capital projects from conceptualization to completion Supervise the design of mechanical and structural systems according to applicable codes and OSHA standards Provide technical guidance and support for Maintenance Department Direct and participate in process improvement activities I...
Our client has an immediate opening for a self-directed Mechanical Engineer. Responsibilities will include: Manage capital projects from conceptualization to completion Supervise the design of mechanical and structural systems according to applicable codes and OSHA standards Provide technical guidance and support for Maintenance Department Direct and participate in process improvement activities I...
Mechanical Engineer Degreed (entry level) BS Degree Mechanical Engineering Used SolidWorks (MUST) Design and model parts Knowledge of Design for Manufacturing & Assembly GD&T Degree in Mechanical Engineering Experis Consultant Benefits Available: Health, Dental/Vision, 401K, FMLA, Disability, Life Insurance, Direct Deposit and a Great Recruiter to work with you, Ron Shewbart at 817-333-6419 or Ron...
Donan, established in 1947 and an industry leader in Forensic Engineering, Fire Investigation and additional Claims Services, has an immediate opening for an experienced Mechanical Engineer at our Des Moines, IA area office. This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned professional to join a first class, rapidly growing organization. Are you a problem solver? Do you enjoy getting dirty on the j...
Our client has an immediate opening for a self-directed Mechanical Engineer. Responsibilities will include: Manage capital projects from conceptualization to completion Supervise the design of mechanical and structural systems according to applicable codes and OSHA standards Provide technical guidance and support for Maintenance Department Direct and participate in process improvement activities I...
Mechanical Engineer Summary of Position The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for developing complex mechanical and electromechanical hardware for respiratory therapy while contributing the company’s portfolio of intellectual property. Responsibilities will include writing specifications, designing systems, building prototypes, and performing validation testing for new product development and sus...
RDG is seeking a creative and talented industrial designer or mechanical engineer with 5+ years of experience to join us in creating unique and exciting retail point of purchase displays. RDG works in a variety of industries developing specialized in-store merchandising systems and interactive displays. We work with wood, metal, wire, and plastic. This designer will be responsible for creating con...
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Title: Engineer/Sr Engineer Organization: Facilities Department: Facilities Management Qualifications: Facilities Management – Facilities Engineering is looking to hire an energetic, articulate, motivated and experienced professional who possesses strong leadership skills and has demonstrated, initiative and commitment to excellence. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, o...
Family oriented consulting engineering firm with a large backlog of work and a great reputation is looking for a project engineer who desires a strong growth path in their career. Due to upcoming retirements, a lot of upward mobility and responsibilites will be available, to even include future ownership to the right individual. You must have the following background however: * BS in Mechanical En...
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Mechanical Engineer 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 affordable benefits and a te...
Mechanical Design Engineer direct hire or contract pay or salary- DOE Lebanon, MO • Design boat canopy tops with canvas, aluminum, and stainless steel frames for over 50 boat models. • Develope a 2D photogrammetry method to digitally capture patterns, which were instrumental in creating canvas products. • Use Pro/Engineer Wildfire, SolidWorks, Rhino, and AutoCAD, used 3D printing for prototype com...
Lead Mechanical Engineer (Houston TX) Engineering Engineering - Engineering Design Full-time Location: Houston, TX Base Salary - $80,000 - $130,000 Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 7+ to 10 years of experience (REQUIRED) Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree REQUIRED Certification: Registered PE in Texas or the ability to obtain Candidate Experience Candidate Screening Questio...
A growing technology company in the Tempe, Arizona (AZ) area is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to be responsible for product design and development, documentation and introduction into manufacturing of mechanical products. You will be given responsibility for specific product development or customer driven projects. You will also be responsible for developing new product ideas and producing doc...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Mechanical Design Engineer Lancaster, PA; Philadelphia, PA Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Posted 4/18/2014 Angela Barfield is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Angela Apply Job Details If you love to work with medical device, handle materials for fitness and be part of the team, read on! Top Reasons...
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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Sr. Mechanical Engineer Ann Arbor, MI Full-Time $80,000 - $120,000 Posted 4/18/2014 Brenda Rivera is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Brenda Apply Job Details Top industrial engineering firm seeks a Sr. Mechanical engineer for lead role. This person will be the department head and will need to she...
Our client has an immediate opening for a self-directed Mechanical Engineer. Responsibilities will include: Manage capital projects from conceptualization to completion Supervise the design of mechanical and structural systems according to applicable codes and OSHA standards Provide technical guidance and support for Maintenance Department Direct and participate in process improvement activities I...
Boulder Colorado IBM facility is looking for a Facilities Mechanical Engineer to support facilities systems covering a variety of assets including water-cooled chillers, plate and frame heat exchangers, pumping, computer room air conditioners, air handlers, humidification, environmental control and monitoring systems. Additional responsibilities include mechanical infrastructure replacement planni...
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...
Position: Mechanical Engineer Location: San Jose, CA Responsibilities Include • Developing mechanical packaging solutions for datacenter products from initial concept to production release. • Designing PCBs, stand-alone chassis, modular chassis, and pluggable modules. • Efficiently design sheet metal, plastic, labels, and machined parts using ProE / Creo. • Deliver practical solutions and concepts...
Description Essential Job Functions Assists in the planning and conceptualization of new products and product enhancements. Assists in mechanical design meetings to prepare project plans and objectives in conjunction with business development, product support and other team members. Develops and analyzes mechanical designs for current and conceptualized hardware, components and systems. Prepares p...
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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
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