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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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Job Description : Permanent position for an Engineering Manager / Mechanical Engineer to ensure the Engineering Department goals and objectives are met to manufacture high temperature industrial equipment. Designs include understanding engineering mechanics, including statics, kinematics, strength of materials, pressure vessel design, heat transfer, compressible and non-compressible fluid flow. As...
PROJECT ENGINEER - AUTOMOTIVE - SOUTHEAST INDIANA. Automotive supplier seeks a Project Engineer to lead project teams through the product engineering phases of assigned projects and to develop new product designs. You will be heavily involved with product engineering. Great company in a position of growth and well-respected in the community. Situated within 2 hours of Louisville, Cincinnati, and I...
Job Description: Responsible for mechanical design of electric machines for HEV/PHEV/BEV applications Perform FEA stress analysis and design optimization Wok with electrical design engineer to finalize electro-magnetic design Work with CAD designers to develop prints for all mechanical parts Work with transmission design team to package electric machines into transmissions. Design electric machine...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Principal Supplier Development Engineer – Mechanical-9553140428 Description The Principal Supplier Development Engineer will manage and maintain the technical qualification of suppliers and supplier processes, supervise the resolution of complex technical issues and lead supplier development team for designated commodity(s). The position...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SENIOR INJECTION MOLDING MECHANICAL ENGINEER-9505140120 Description Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for Staff Injection Molding Mechanical Engineer, to be located in Jacksonville, Florida. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., - Vistakon® Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SENIOR ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ENGINEER-8735140113 Description The Ethicon Surgical Care business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies-including sutures, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars and synthetic mesh devices-that are used in a wide variety of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures. Specialties i...
Mechanical Engineer Department: Mechanical Engineering Location: Bothell, WA Reporting to: (Manager, Engineering) Hours: 1st shift Position Summary: 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 applica...
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Paladin Consulting is currently hiring for a Project Engineer - Mechanical Engineering to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in West Houston, TX. We work with companies that offer environments for our employees to contribute, learn and advance their career. We understand what's important to you and work to help you accomplish your career goals. Paladin offers excellent and...
Mechanical Engineer/VAR: We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer (BSME, Mechanical P.E. required) to fill an opening in our Dallas office to perform forensic investigations. Duties in this key position involve the investigation and analysis of vehicle collisions, product and material failures and industrial accidents for the purpose of resolving claims and legal disputes. Specific assignmen...
BioFire Diagnostics, LLC puts life back into the work place. Nestled at the base of the Wasatch mountains in Research Park near the University of Utah, we are a company that makes things happen. We are a fast growing and stable biotechnology corporation.Our smoke-free work atmosphere is casual in attire and intense in execution. You'll find project teams and individual empowerment. This allows eve...
Are you a Mechanical/Systems Engineering professional interested in a new opportunity? Our client is currently seeking a qualified candidate to perform responsibilities as a Mechanical Engineer who will be responsible for the design and development of CVD systems, reactors and components from concept to feasibility demonstration through production release. This is a Full-Time (permanent) opportuni...
Senior Mechanical Engineer - PE - HVAC - Pneumatics Great opportunity with a growing company!! Location: West Twin Cities metro Job Description: We are seeking an experienced HVAC engineer (PE) to design and coordinate multiple projects involving commercial HVAC systems and food processing equipment, as well as oversee the work of other engineers/technicians. Qualifications: -PE required -Minimum...
The Air Traffic Navigation, Integration, and Coordination System (ATNAVICS) Program is looking for a Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer with a minimum of 10 years experience in the design, construction and sustainment of Army ground-based tactical equipment or similar. Basic Qualifications A minimum of 10 years Mechanical or Aerospace experience. Must have ground-based tactical equipment experie...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client, a growing company in the Tucson, Arizona (AZ) area is looking for Junior and Mid level Mechanical Engineers. They are looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the Tucson, AZ area. Once again, the position is in the Tucson, AZ area. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Tucson, Arizona. Responsibilities: Design and develop all aspects of mechan...
Mechanical Engineer Summary of Primary Responsibilities: With minimal guidance from Senior Engineering Management, use sound engineering judgment to propose conceptual designs using classical engineering hand calculations as well as CAD software. Thermal, stress, vibration and other mechanical engineering principals will be employed as appropriate. Position Description and Responsibilities: Fixtur...
Title: Engineer - Manufacturing Location: Golden, CO It’s a contract role, 5 months contract with $38/hour pay rate The focus is on candidates experienced in a Manufacturing Facility with Healthcare or FDA experience. Successful candidates will have a background in writing procedures (how to repair or adjust procedures) the perform Validation and Verification test and document all qualification pr...
Mechanical Eng./Surfaces JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the development and design of support surfaces within new product development. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned: ● Execute Hill-Rom’s new product development vision within defined product development processes and guidelines, compliant with FDA 21 CFR 820.30 design controls ● Responsible for detailed design a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Sr. Mechanical Engineer in Milwaukee, WI. Duties: Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering design projects within area of assigned responsibility by performing the following duties personally or through other engineers assigned to the project. Creates product de...
RESPONSIBILITIES: We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer in Madison, WI. Major Responsibilities: Using conceptual design and 3D CAD modeling, design products that meet the objective of the project proposal Develop technical specifications that adequately define the product for manufacture Develop documentation that defines the performance requirements for the product and product acceptance criteria...
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