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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Lead Mechanical HVAC Engineer - Executive Level A well respected and highly visible MEP consulting firm with locations throughout the country has an immediate need for an Executive Level Mechanical Engineer in the Princeton, NJ area. The ideal individual for this opportunity should have 10+ years of Mechanical HVAC Engineering experience for a variety of building systems, specifically with Hospita...
Position requires a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering degree with experience in commercial design and standard documentation practices, as well as designing test equipment to verify new and legacy designs. Additionally, all candidates should possess strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to Work effectively and professionally with others. Mechanical Engineer candidates sho...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer for manufacturing and machining in a close tolerance, job shop machining environment. Machining of steel and aluminum (metal cutting, print reading, GD&T, machine selection, CNC programming, fixture design). Machining Processes (CNC/manual - milling, lathe, grinding, wire EDM, drilling, deburring). Tooling (selection, speeds, feeds, de...
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Mechanical / HVAC Engineer My client is one of the premiere MEP firms in the United States and also an international entity. Their focus consists of a variety of high end Commercial spaces, Universities, Hospitals, Laboratories, Libraries, Multi-Use Facilities and Recreational Centers all over the country and world. In the last 20 years they have grown progressively and currently have an establish...
Mechanical Engineer: We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer (BS Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical P.E. required) to fill an opening in our Oklahoma City office to perform forensic investigations. This candidate would work in the areas of vehicle accident reconstruction (VAR) and determination of the cause & origin of failures or incidents involving vehicle systems & components, plumbing s...
Requirements Bring your Mechanical Engineering expertise to the Headphone Division at Bose (officially known internally as NRTG, or the Noise Reduction Technology Group)! We are developing next-generation headset/headphone solutions that deliver ever advancing noise cancelling technology to some of the most discriminating customers in the world. The responsibilities of this position involve leadin...
US Magnesium LLC offers Fortune 500 level benefits which include 11 paid holidays, up to 5 weeks of vacation, medical/dental/vision, flexible spending accounts, pension plan, 401K with company matching contributions, short and long term disability, life insurance, profit sharing bonus, educational assistance and ride share programs. Maintenance Mechanical Engineer BS Degree in Mechanical Engineeri...
We are looking for a motivated Resident Engineer!! TOP Group is one of the largest Japanese/English bilingual recruiting agencies in the country. A Global Automotive related Company is looking for motivated candidates. Great opportunity to step up your career in the Automotive industry! Position: Entry-level Resident Engineer (Direct hire) Company : Global Automotive Supplier to GM Location: Novi,...
Requirements The ‘Advanced Manufacturing Process and Supply Chain Engineering’ Mechanical Engineer will play a critical role in driving the enterprise-wide advancement in manufacturing & supply chain capabilities, product feature enablers, and technology processes capability that help our product divisions deliver unique and innovative benefits to our customers. As one of the initial members of th...
Requirements Bose Automotive Systems Division (ASD) is looking for Mechanical Engineer. This position requires strong fundamentals and a passion for applying skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. As part of the new product development team, you will work with other mechanical engineers and an interdisciplinary amplifier development team to create and evaluate new mechanical parts for automo...
Requirements Bring your Mechanical Engineering experience to the Headphone Division at Bose (officially known internally as NRTG, or the Noise Reduction Technology Group)! We are developing next-generation headset/headphone solutions that deliver ever advancing noise cancelling technology to some of the most discriminating customers in the world. As a technical team member in the Noise Reduction T...
Company: Siemens Energy, Inc. Division: E - Power Generation - Gas Turbines / Generators Location: FL - Jupiter Req ID: 134543 Position Title: Principal Engineer - Mechanical Design/Structural Analyst Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: Yes Company Description: Siemens’ Energy Sector is the only player offering vast expertise and innovative products, s...
Associate/Intermediate: This position is for a Mechanical Engineer in the Refueling Engineering and Operations department at BMPC, which is located in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and/or continued use of mechanical equipment for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Daily work functions will be varied and will...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer to develop protective seals / sealing devices. Analyzes research data and proposed product specifications to determine feasibility of product proposal, then resolve any design problems. Prepares or directs preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics. Directs and coordinates manufacturing or building of...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Mechanical Engineer working on design and project management for plastic processing machinery. Developing a project from layout, BOM for plastic processing machinery/extrusion machinery design using SolidWorks. Document control for design and revisions. Develop electric circuitry and controls including timers, relays, valves. PLC programming. Analyze stre...
Job Description : Permanent position for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to manage HVAC system design and commissioning projects. Project development, project management, field engineering, and commissioning related duties. Design and specification of systems including, but not limited to: control systems and instrumentation, air distribution systems, central cooling plants including centrifugal chil...
Job Description : Permanent position for a mechanical design engineer for mixing equipment / systems. Design of mixing systems for reactors and process vessels in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food and chemical industries. Need to be familiar with alloys and steels, reactor sealing systems, motor controls, PLCs, and safety interlock logic. Familiarity with types of welding (MIG, TIG, Stick). Will wor...
Senior: This position is for a Mechanical Engineer in the Refueling Engineering and Operations department at BMPC which is located in West Mifflin Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will be responsible for design, development, implementation, and continued used of mechanical equipment for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Daily work functions will be varied and will typically include desig...
Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineer Are you tired of your repetitive and boring job? Are you looking to invent new technologies and mature them into useful products? Do you enjoy learning new skills? Are you hungry for new challenges? Do you enjoy working on projects that take you out of your comfort zone? At SARA, Inc., you will be given the opportunity to take part in research and development pr...
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