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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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...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer to oversee lighting and controls projects for LED retrofits and upgrades. Responsible for performing lighting audits to check usage and perform design with LED lighting. Review project designs for code compliance, constructability and functionality . Develop cost estimates and project schedules. Develop and issue...
Job Description : Contract to direct position for and Mechanical Engineer / Technician for equipment that produces wire and cable products. Work with standard machine components like gears, bearings, pumps, basic hydraulics and compressed air controls (pneumatics). Basic computer skills in Windows and Office Basic metal deforming knowledge, non-ferrous wire drawing a big plus. Some of the training...
Company: Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Division: IC - Low & Medium Voltage - Low Voltage Location: TX - Grand Prairie Req ID: 132558 Position Title: Product Engineer/Spec 2 Mechanical Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: Yes Company Description: The newly-created Siemens Infrastructure and Cities (IC) Sector is focused on providing answers that last...
Mechanical Design Engineer with a BSME, Knowlege in electronics / ElectroMechanical Parts, and strong AutoCAD skills. Client is seeking a real go getter type to grow with a good company. Come and join a great company in a nice area of southern NH / Nashua area. Responsibilities for the Electro-Mechanical Engineer Drafting of design electromechanical components, and circuitry using CAD and other co...
Mechanical or Materials Engineer temporary need for 6+ months with 5+ years experience in Solidworks and 1+ year design experience with electronic enclosures, medical carts, and transducer housings. This position will support and execute processes and activities required to analyze components and materials for RoHS, REACH, WEEE & conflict minerals compliance data. This will include the daily analy...
Themis is always looking for great people. Themis provides a work environment that supports achievement and diverse experiences in a team-oriented atmosphere. As a leading provider of rugged computing systems, we come to work every day with an attitude of innovation and determination to bring real value to our products and solutions. That means every day working at Themis is an opportunity to make...
Why Halliburton? How about global opportunities, interesting work within small cohesive teams, extensive training, and the opportunity to take your career wherever you want it to GO, with all the support and stability of a truly global organization. With more than 72,000 employees in approximately 80 countries, Halliburton is one of the largest and most respected energy services companies in the i...
Why Halliburton? How about global opportunities, interesting work within small cohesive teams, extensive training, and the opportunity to take your career wherever you want it to GO, with all the support and stability of a truly global organization. With more than 72,000 employees in approximately 80 countries, Halliburton is one of the largest and most respected energy services companies in the i...
We are TOP group the largest Japanese focused recruiting agency in the United States. Our clients are from all business sectors and we work to source the highest quality candidates available. An architectural, engineering, construction company for industrial and manufacturing facilities is now seeking a Mechanical Engineer in the Atlanta area. /////Please reply with your most recent resume in an M...
Applied Medical, a progressive medical device developer, manufacturer, and distributor, invites exceptional individuals to pursue careers in our innovative organization. If you would like to be a part of one of the fastest growing and most innovative companies in the medical device field, then Applied Medical is the place for you. Applied’s team members enjoy an environment that allows opportunity...
Business Segment Global Research About Us At GE Global Research, we’re redefining what’s possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, you’ll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists a...
An American global diversified industrial company is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to research & investigate the design, functionality and maintenance of refrigeration systems and controls in Clarksville, TN. This is a 6 month CONTRACT position, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Research & analyze...
Why Halliburton? How about global opportunities, interesting work within small cohesive teams, extensive training, and the opportunity to take your career wherever you want it to GO, with all the support and stability of a truly global organization. With more than 72,000 employees in approximately 80 countries, Halliburton is one of the largest and most respected energy services companies in the i...
Mechanical Design Engineer with background in product design and development, Solid Works, BSME and experience designing refrigeration, steam, hot water or similar systems. You will be a key design engineer working with other engineering team members to develop superior Waste Heat Recovery Systems. Position focus will be Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) components and system, equipment, and installatio...
SKF Lincoln is a global leader in the design and manufacture of automotive and industrial lubrication systems. We curently have an opening for a Senior Mechanical Engineer at our St. Louis location. Role and responsibility: Product Development (PD) and Product Engineering (PE) in the LBU (Lubrication Business Unit). Development of new products and changes to existing products. The Senior Mechanica...
Our client in Tempe, AZ is seeking a Mechanical Engineer. You will be responsible for product design and development, documentation and introduction into manufacturing of mechanical products. Individual will be given responsibility for specific product development or customer driven projects. Individual will also be responsible for developing new product ideas and producing documentation that will...
Our client is seeking a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to work in their Phoenix, Arizona (AZ) office. Essential Job Functions: Design new small semi-precision mechanical products for manufacturability Design from white paper using FEA and Solid Works Work with Machinists during the development of prototypes and work with other engineers during the design and testing of these products Design Manuf...
Our client is seeking a Lead Mechanical Design Engineer to work in their Phoenix, Arizona (AZ) office. Once again this position is located in Arizona. Essential Job Functions: Design new small semi-precision mechanical products for manufacturability Design from white paper using FEA and Solid Works Work with Machinists during the development of prototypes and work with other engineers during the d...
Mechanical Engineer - Heat Exchangers, ASME Codes - Owasso, OK Location: Owasso, OK Domain: Engineering Experience: 5 Years STI-R-NP-218 Must Have Skills required: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering 5 years of experience in sizing, selecting, and procurement of equipment Heat Exchangers ASME Codes "Make sure the Skill Set, experience and justification for the job must be well demonstrated...
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