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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Company Confidential Fulshear, TX, 77441
HC010801: Tansa Export, Inc. Fulshear, TX See Below to Apply Mechanical Engineer. (Occupational Classification: 17-2141.00 - Mechanical Engineers) Responsible to perform testing and repair of existing and new aviation products and services utilizing mechanical engineering principals to ensure compatibility, proper performance, and certification in accordance with international customer specificati...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77041
HC011437: AMEC Oil & Gas, Inc. Houston, TX See Below to Apply Amec Oil and Gas, Inc. seeks qualified applicants for the following position: Mechanical Engineer IV (Reference #11109756). Position requires related degree & experience. Work location: Houston, Texas. Resumes to Ally Desai, Human Resources Generalist, AMEC Oil & Gas, Inc., 10777 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77041...
Job Description: Mechanical Engineer with AutoDesk Inventor. MUST have Mil-spec experience Perform engineering duties and planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation operation maintenance and repair of equipment such as centralized systems. They will need to have worked in a MIL SPEC Environment IPC-JSTD environment. This posi...
Job Description: Sustaining Mechanical Engineer This position is like the customer service part of engineering. ?10% of the time the person will be drawing and designing, the rest of the time this person will be helping with customer service calls and orders, and sustaining our current product. They need to sustain it so that CS can sell it. ?Candidates need to have great communication skills sinc...
Job Description: Mechanical Engineer Perform engineering duties and planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation operation maintenance and repair of equipment such as centralized systems. They will need to have worked in a MIL SPEC Enviroment IPC-JSTD enviroment and would be a great plus if they have used Autodesk INVENTOR soft...
Senior Mechanical Engineers to Join our Team! ME with 5 to 10 years experience. Due to our expanding business, we currently have two Senior Mechanical Engineering Positions open. Successful candidates must possess strong mechanical/machine design skills, have product development and design for manufacturing experience. Responsibilities will include mechanical design for a broad range of prototype,...
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...
Company Confidential Nashville, TN
Sr. Product / Mechanical Engineer Position will require relocation. Relocation package is provided. Primary Responsibilities: o 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. o ASME Code Calculation background...
Our client, a growing large-equipment manufacturer is searching for a Mechanical Design Engineer for their Oklahoma City facility. In this role, you will lead design of diesel- engine powered, complex, rotating machinery. The Mechanical Design Engineer will : Design Complex Diesel powered machinery using Solid Modeling (Pro-E or Solidworks) Compile and furnish engineering decisions and reports of...
We are a large, successful Plumbing / Mechanical company that has been around for over 60 years and we work on large-scale Mechanical and Plumbing projects all over the world. We are based in Southern California, and have an immediate need for a top-notch Project Engineer to add to our team. In this role, you will work with our team of Engineers to help with design and delivery of projects. You wi...
Associate Principal Mechanical Engineer in Garden Grove, CA. Company We are one of the nation's largest building systems experts in US and we are looking for Principle Engineer to lead our Advanced Technology Group in Garden Grove CA. Qualifications: Education and/or Equivalent Experience - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University in mechanical engineering or architectural engine...
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc. Division: SII - Drive Technologies - Large Drives Location: PA - New Kensington Req ID: 130563 Position Title: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Experience Level: Senior Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: Yes Company Description: Siemens' Industry Sector is the world’s leading supplier of innovative and environmentally friendly products and...
Position Description: Welcome to Omron! We are a world-leading company, numbering 35,000+ employees, generating $6.3 billion sales annually with 100+ locations in more than 30 countries globally. OMRON Corporation has one essential core value: "Working for the benefit of society." Our founder, Kazuma Tateizi, believed that any great company must serve society as its primary objective to remain so,...
Mechanical Engineer - Design & Procurement Experience Job Label:MAG_13E675A10E7 POSITION SUMMARY The Mechanical Engineer main responsibility will be to follow-up the design development, including design verification and procurement of materials and equipment for Greater Accra Regional Hospital in Ghana. Americaribe Florida, Inc. Belongs to Bouygues Bâtiment International, subsidiary of the Bouygue...
Product Engineer- Mechanical - Middleton, WI Location: Middleton, WI Year(s) Exp: 3 - 5 STI-EC-ENG-175 Job Description Our client is a privately-held, entrepreneurial company with $100 million in combined annual revenues between its two divisions. To support a $200 million sales goal in the next five years, the Controls Division has targeted $70 million in growth toward that objective. RESPONSIBIL...
Principal Mechanical Engineer – Micro fabrication - Santa Clara, CA Location: Santa Clara, CA Domain: Automotive STI-EC-ENG-157 Job Description: Experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer to be responsible for the design, development and verification testing of implantable medical devices. This includes concept origination, technology/process development, rendering of detailed engineering drawings,...
Lead Mechanical Engineer (Oil & Gas) - Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX Location: Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX Experience: 8 Years STI-EC-ENG-106 Job Description Lead (Senior) Mechanical Engineer Mandatory Requirements: 8 years (min experience in mechanical engineering in the Oil & Gas industry. Must have BSME Must have a broad spectrum of midstream and capital projects experience in Oil and Gas i...
Mechanical Staff Engineer - 3D Solid Modelling- Irving, TX Location: Irving, TX Domain: Engineering Experience: 5 - 7 Years STI-EC-ENG-122 Summary: This Senior Level Staff Engineer position is responsible for all engineering functions related to the organization and providing of production engineering and research and development information. Other responsibilities include project management, rese...
Mechanical Design Engineer- Welding Automation - Wyoming, MI Location: Wyoming, MI Year(s) Exp: 5 – 25 STI-EC-ENG-94 Job Description Client provides a wide range of fully integrated automatic welding and weld positioning systems. Their standard products and design solutions can be found in many industry sectors, such as oil & gas, machinery manufacturing, transportation, fabricated metal products,...
Power transmission design, Mechanical Applications Engineer - Madison Heights, MI Location: Madison Heights, MI STI-EC-ENG-92 Job Description Application Engineer Client is a world leader in design and manufacturing of industrial power transmission products. Located in Warren, MI, our manufacturing facility is supported by excellent engineering and customer service teams. We currently have an open...
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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
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