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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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Mechanical Engineer Irvine , CA; Lake Forest, CA Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Posted 4/15/2014 Art Bueno is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Art Apply Job Details Mechanical Engineer Needed! Come work with us, we are a manufacturer of vehicles and alternative fuel systems. We are hiring a Mechanic...
Description Northrop Grumman is seeking a Mechanical Test Engineer 2 to join our Aerospace Systems sector. Candidate will be performing Mechanical Test Engineering tasks in a fast paced and demanding environment. The Job will require hands-on abilities to work around flight hardware and excellent written & verbal communication skills to generate procedures and interact with other engineering disci...
Responsibilities: Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge in Mechanical Engineering and its application in solving complex problems relating to electromechanical class II and III medical devices for neural stimulation applications. Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of epoxy material and ceramic material for non-hermetic and hermetic package. Works independently to create complex designs on too...
HVAC Mechanical Design Engineer will have proven experience Engineering & Designing HVAC a variety of commercial projects including but not limited to Hotels, Hospitals, Schools, Office Buildings, Shopping Centers, Libraries, Museums and Amusement Parks. Responsibilities include ability to perform Title 24 Calculations in Energy Pro, performing energy analysis, laying out and sizing duct distribut...
-Mechanical Design Engineer Scope and Purpose of Position The individual will support assignments from the Project Engineering with customer projects and Manufacturing department with the existing equipment and processes, providing support to Project Engineers in developing new products and processes that meet GMP/ISO 9000 requirements. Responsibilities 1. Provide support to the Project Engineerin...
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Established forensic investigations company specializing in product failure analysis for the insurance industry is seeking a licensed mechanical or electrical engineering consultant. Applicant must be a registered Professional Engineer licensed or eligible for license in Tennessee. This position will require working in a varied and flexible working environment directly with our technicians on medi...
STI-ECD-797-(C) Product Engineer- Mechanical, Plastic - Verona, WI Location: Verona, WI Domain: Automotive Electronics Job Type: Direct Job Responsibilities: Designs, develops and evaluates sensor assemblies. Creates and maintains engineering documentation such as bills of material, DFMEA, prototype process flows and specifications. Review and identify changes to detailed drawing sets and specific...
STI-ECD-790-(C) Mechanical Design Engineer- 3D CAD, AS9100 - Merriam, KS Location: Merriam, KS Domain: Electrical component Job Type: Direct Job Summary: Designs mechanical parts, assemblies and systems to meet customer requirements. Researches components and other aspects of design. Provides engineering support and guidance to manufacturing organization. Maintains effective communication with man...
STI-ECD-801-(C) Sr. Mechanical Engineer-Drafting Standard - Sapulpa, OK Location: Sapulpa, OK Domain: OIL-EQUP, PIPELINE Job Type: Direct Job Responsibilities: Performs calculations and prepares sketches for specific segments of a project. Gathers information and prepares technical specifications for the parts of the project they are working on. Prepares information to be shown on drawings, coordi...
Job Description This position assumes the lead role in the development and execution of mechanical engineering for projects assigned. Responsible for preparing and review of calculations, design drawings, and other information. Supports construction and procurement with preparation of drawings and material take-offs. Reviews as-built drawings and assists with collection of design information requi...
•The Senior Mechanical Engineer will join a group of 8+ mechanical engineers focused on research, design, and testing of the company's product line. Who we're looking for • B.S. or higher Mechanical Engineering • 5-10+ years of compressor design experience • Compressor packaging experience • Field service experience About our client My top client is a fast growing oil and gas compressor design fir...
This position is primarily responsible for designing, developing and debugging all aspects of mechanical compressor systems, generators or large rotating machinery. Applying knowledge of engineering principles to design, standardize and improve product offerings by performing the following duties: Takes design direction from assigned Project Engineer and Project Manager. Is responsible for design...
STI-ECD-739-(C) PE Lead Mechanical Engineer- Oil & Gas- Bellaire, TX Location: Bellaire, TX Domain: Engineering Job Type: Direct "Make sure your Skill Set, experience and justification for the job must be well demonstrated in your updated resume, Otherwise client will assume that you are not qualified for the job, even if you are. Must have US Green card or Citizenship or valid work authorization,...
As Principal/Advising Engineer Mechanical Technology, you will be leading the analysis, modification and design of Moineau Motor/Downhole Drilling Motor products and/or projects of great complexity. This position will be responsible for the New Product Design of Moineau Motors/Downhole Drilling Motors and supporting existing fleet of tools. You must be proficient in the design, layout and applicat...
Mechanical Engineer, Slip Rings Cobham is seeking a Mechanical Engineer who can act under moderate supervision to be responsible for a variety of intermediate level engineering responsibilities within their job category. The Mechanical Engineering Professional will be able to use a greater knowledge of engineering discipline, processes and tools within the job discipline in order to complete and e...
Senior & Staff Mechanical Engineers​ (Oil & Gas Industry) Location: Bakersfield, CA Immediate Openings on Contract basis (Oil and Gas Industry): [Job Code 75304] Senior Mechanical Engineer - 12+ years of experience required. Experience in Oil & Gas is required. Senior level position. [Job Code 75305] Staff Mechanical Engineer - 5+ years required for staff level position, Oil & Gas experience desir...
Job Description: Our client is searching for a sharp Mechanical Engineer with experience in mechanical modeling/drafting using the latest version of SolidWorks. In this role the ideal candidate will have strong background in design, development, and testing in mechanical components, systems, and equipment. If you have creative niche in developing design concepts then this company is made for you!...
STI-ECD-748-(C) Mechanical Design Automotive Engineer- Solid Works - Green, OH Location: Green, OH Domain: Automotive Job Type: Direct "Make sure your Skill Set, experience and justification for the job must be well demonstrated in your updated resume, Otherwise client will assume that you are not qualified for the job, even if you are. Must have US Green card or Citizenship or valid work authoriz...
STI-ECD-767-(C) Mechanical Coating Engineer- SolidWorks- Brookfield, WI Location: Brookfield, WI Domain: Engineering Job Type: Direct Must Have: B.S. Mechanical Engineering 7+ years of mechanical design experience designing complex industrial equipment. Proficient in SolidWorks and engineering analysis software Job Description: Will design specialized mechanical process equipment for web handling,...
STI-ECD-782-(C) CAD Principal Mechanical Engineer- Solid Modeling- Milpitas, CA Location: Milpitas, CA Domain: Engineering Job Type: Direct Job Responsibility: Interface with designers, manufacturing, quality, regulatory, and other engineering groups as necessary to accomplish project requirements within scheduled objectives. Supports development of an implantable dual-chamber intra-cardiac pacema...
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