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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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BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering with hands-on design experience in a product development or manufacturing environment. About the Job: Responsibilities: PARC is seeking a talented and driven mechanical design engineer. In this position, you will be responsible for the design and integration of complex systems and parts across a wide range of applications. The ideal candidate will be able to perf...
Candidate will be an integral member of the Airborne Processor (ABP) Mechanical Design Section in Plano TX. He/she must be able to support a broad range of mechanical engineering activities required on Airborne Processor programs. Candidate will be expected to support ABP programs at various North Texas sites including, but not limited to Plano, Garland, McKinney, and Dallas, TX. The candidate wil...
Raytheon UTD is seeking a Mechanical/Civil Engineer to work at our Springfield location. The successful applicant will have excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of engineering design. The applicant will work with other experienced engineers to take innovative engineering solutions from conceptualization through prototype development. The applicant will be involved in all aspects of produc...
Position Summary: The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for the successful design and development of disposable medical device products. This position is responsible for all aspects of the product development cycle from product conception through development and manufacturing transfer within a startup environment. The applicant must have a strong working knowledge of mechanical...
With over 50 years of experience Komax is a leader in providing automated assembly systems to the medical industry.From Proof of principle to prototyping to low and high volume production systems, Komax Systems Rockford has the people, tools and experience that allow our customers to achieve their production goals. KomaxMedtech is a global leader in the Medical assembly segment and in niche automo...
The Computed Tomography (CT) iCT product platform group is responsible for the mechanical components that interface with the x-ray generator, collimators, detectors, motion, and integrates other subsystems with ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of the overall iCT scanner product. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, this unit is part of the CT/AMI Global Research and Development org...
Company Confidential West Chester, OH, 45069
Description: We are looking to add a Lead Mechanical Engineer to our medium-sized Engineering Consulting firm in the West Chester, Ohio area. This position requires strong technical knowledge as well as solid project management abilities. Requirements: · BS Mechanical Engineering and 15+ years experience · PE certification · Ability to manage small technical group required · Experience in an indus...
JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is looking for a Mechanical Project Lead Engineer to help coordinate all projects due to their business growth. The Lead Engineer will be leading a team of engineers. This role reports to the Director of Engineering. RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as a Lead Mechanical Engineer on medium to large and complex material handling projects Generate project planning/schedule of all eng...
Mechanical Design Engineer San Jose, CA 1 year Skills / Experience: 10+ years actively involved in the mechanical design of consumer electronics products. Strong experience creating constraints for circuit card outline, mounting, and critical mechanical component placement to guide the activities of PWB CAD designers. Proven track record of working with industrial designers for product styling. Kn...
Sr. Mechanical Engineer Job Description: The Sr. Mechanical Engineer is responsible for managing client projectsand performing technical calculations to prepare mechanical deliverables including: Developing project scope including P&ID development and equipment selection Collection and presentation of key data/information Detailed engineering calculations Technical specifications & data sheets Cal...
STS Technical Services is actively seeking qualified candidates for multiple Mechanical Engineer Contracts. These positions offer long-term employment with a competitive hourly rate. Per Diem is available to those who qualify. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Design packaging, component placement, cooling and shock isolation for various power electronics assemblies. Engineer moderately-comple...
Company Confidential Denver, NC, 28037
Engineering and mechanical contracting company for the food and beverage industry is seeking experienced project engineer. Requires BSME degree, must be proficient in Auto Cad and Microsoft office. Perform complete engineered design of turn key process and packaging projects from inception through definition, approval, quoting, installation and start up. Prepare spread sheet programs for bidding o...
Company Confidential Brooklyn, NY, 11203
Position: Mechanical Engineer Graduate Entry level Position Federal Pump Corp, located in Brooklyn, NY, is an 87 year old manufacturer of fluid handling engineered pump systems and centrifugal pumps and is seeking a Graduate Mechanical Engineer interested in career development within the pump manufacturing industry. The Candidate will be exposed to sales, marketing, manufacturing; design engineeri...
Mechanical Development Engineer Job Functions - Participation in all projects Exhaust & Aftertreatment group is involved in, as necessary - Component Design (Castings, Stampings, Sheet Metal Fabrications, Tubing, Plastic and Rubber Components) - Vehicle Packaging (Packaging studies of Exhaust and Aftertreatment Components, supporting Digital Mock-ups [DMUs] ) - Series Production Support (Drafting,...
Mechanical Designer / Engineer Zelos Consulting is a premier provider of Engineering and Manufacturing Services. As a global provider of industry specific project management engineers, designers and MCAD expertise we have immediate need for a Mechanical Designers and Drafters with capital equipment industry background. Location: Mountain View, CA Looking for Pro/E Designer’s/ Engineer’s with mediu...
Mechanical Engineer – West Chester, OH 45069 (30 minutes north of Cincinnati) Our client brings over 60 years of experience as a full service engineering and design firm serving the industrial manufacturing and power generation markets. We are searching for a Mechanical Engineer who can provide hands-on design and coordination on BOP - “Balance of Plant” type projects. This is a conversion employm...
Company Info: Case Marine is a Fabricator of Reverse Osmosis desalination equipment for the marine industry (Cruise Vessels, Fishing Vessels & Shore Based) Our customers operate in Seattle, Alaska and world wide. The main areas of the company are R&D, new construction, service support and parts sales General Job Requirements: 2-5 years of Marine or Industrial experience (Marine experience is prefe...
Russ Hadick & Associates has partnered with a Dayton, Ohio area client to help them search and qualify candidates for their Mechanical Design Engineer. Our Client is a 100+ year old company and a recognized leader in their industry. The Mechanical Design Engineer is the ideal role for an engineer that wants to work on exciting and complex products and see them come to life in communities everyday....
. We're looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer. This is a 9-12 month contract position located in Westborough, MA. Overview We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to prepare product documentation that will be shipped with the product. This person will also do Pro/E design work to customize the product per the customer request. The qualified candidates will need to have solid, recent Pro...
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