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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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Lead Mechanical Engineer Shale Gas and Pipeline Industry Pittsburgh Office Orbital Engineering has provided worldwide professional engineering and consulting services since 1969. Our commitment to quality, responsiveness, and attention to detail has earned us the reputation as a leading provider of engineering and design services. Over the years, we've broadened both our scope and client list and...
Description Seeking a Mechanical Test Engineer 4. The MTE 4 is expected to play a pivotal role in the development and execution of assembly and test procedures for subsystem and system level mecahnical integration and test activities. Subsystem Examples: Vehicle bus structure build, integration of avionics, payload assembly/integration, solar arrays and other deployables. Included duties (not limi...
Mechanical Engineer needed in the Stone Mountain/Tucker area with piping experience. $65,000-$80,000 doe Will be working in the metal joint expansion industry. Duties will include designing, quoting and selling to customers. For immediate consideration, please send resume to: ***** Impact Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IMPACT STAFFING - Atlanta's top resource for manu...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client, a growing Engineering Technology Company in the North West Phoenix, AZ area is looking for an Electro-Mechanical Manufacturing Process Engineer. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Job Scope: The Manufacturing Process Engineer is responsible for developing, improving and implementing manufacturing processes necessary to improve proc...
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...
Job Details: Mechanical Design Engineer - NJ My client has a full time opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer. Seeking an individual with Design & P&ID experience out of the petrochemical, chemical process, or alternative energy industry. Other requirements include. • BS in Mechanical Engineering with at least 3-6 years of design experience. • Experienced with AutoCAD software is a must. • Pipin...
Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defence systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery...
Mechanical Engineer 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 ensure design...
Minneapolis, 55401
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Facilities Mechanical Engineer - Thermal Oxidizer Specialist Minneapolis, MN Full-Time $90,000 - $120,000 Apply Apply Facilities Mechanical Engineer - Thermal Oxidizer Specialist Minneapolis, MN Full-Time $90,000 - $120,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Mechanical Engineer with Thermal Oxidizer and Combustio...
Job Description : Permanent position for Mechanical Engineer to perform and document field inspections of mechanical systems. Inspection of plumbing and sprinkler systems for construction projects. Travel to project sites throughout the NYC boroughs. Job Requirements : BS - Mechanical Engineering Minimum of 5 years of experience with mechanical systems. PE License a MUST. New York PE License prefe...
Company Confidential Louisville, KY
Sr. Mechanical Engineer Primary Responsibilities: The The Sr. Mechanical Engineer is responsible for evaluating customer requests and completing preliminary designs to meet design code, customer specifications, materials and performing cost estimates for special product inquires as needed. § Lead the coordination of production for special product orders, which includes design of the product (sizin...
Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer This position is based within the Electronic Development (EDEV) department. This sector is responsible for the definition, realization, qualification, and support (factory / field) of electronic functions and modules within these products. Job Mission: Key member of a design team who realizes the conceptual designs of the electrical infrastructure for the industr...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Mechanical Engineer to estimate costs for power plant projects and equipment. Prepare estimates for Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD), Air quality Control Systems (AQCS), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), Fabric Filters, Steam Generators (Boilers), Catalyst and Aftermarket services. Develop or improve existing estimating spreadsheet programs and...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to manage all engineering associated with boiler and plant performance. Review and approve any heat transfer or combustion models related to thermal equipment. Provide technical direction for engineering proposal and contract activity. Responsible for department budget. Take the technical lead in all thermal engineering...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer for packaging machinery design. Design of high speed packaging machinery that is used for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical, and personal care industries. Design of rotary fillers, cappers, labelers, etc. Utilize 3D CAD for design. Job Requirements : BS - Mechanical Engineering required Must have packaging machine design exp...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Mechanical Engineer to design electro-mechanical equipment for micro-lithography equipment. The core responsibilities of the Electro-Mechanical Engineering Sustaining Produce modified production designs due to safety, reliability and End of Life Issues. Design or modify test hardware and documentation. Investigate and edit product structures base...
This position will remain open until filled – Apply on-line at *At the option of the hiring official, a candidate will be placed in one of the following Generation Engineer levels based on education, experience, knowledge, skills, and behaviors required. SUMMARY:Under general supervision of the Manger, Generation Engineering, the Generation Engineer assists with the technical evaluati...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to oversee all drawings, technical issues on the program (test failures, field fixes), test procedures, process specifications and data items with technical input requirements. Design products to meet customer's requirements as well as the cost targets established during the proposal stage. Maintain schedule of projects and crea...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer to perform duties as Senior Project Engineer for medical device manufacturing. Responsible for complex implant and instrument design work, leading large projects, and actively participating on multi functional teams to advance assigned projects through the design/development process though launch to the market. Interface with surgeons...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Structural Design Engineer for power plants, including AQCS, SCR, Boilers, Duct Work, etc. Support proposals related to structural scope of work. Delegate and Execute contract structural engineering work. Develop structural engineering standards and procedures. Continuous improvement in streamlining the work processes. Provide supervision and gui...

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