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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Randstad Engineering is looking for a Mechanical Engineer for a leading manufacturing company located in the New Haven/Harrington/Dover, Delaware area. The ideal candidate will have experience in a high speed manufacturing environment preferably with textile or non-woven background, recommending and implementing improvements to manufacturing processes, evaluating supplier capabilities and leading...
Design Group Facility Solutions is a wholly-owned and professionally licensed subsidiary of Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, a leading packaging, process design, and automation firm providing engineering and technology services to the world’s leading companies, through the efforts of over 800 engineers, project managers, and engineering technology specialists. We are focused on providing our profess...
Our client in South Orange County is looking for Mechanical Engineers with new product design experience. Focus on designing machines from concept to production. Rate is dependent on experience. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Design mechanical systems that are to be used as automation tools in a high production environment. Capable of designing custom tooling from sketches or verb...
We have an immediate need for a Mechanical Engineer For more than 60 years CDI Corporation (NYSE:CDI) has delivered engineering and technology solutions and recruitment and staffing services to blue-chip clients with operations in markets around the world. Some of the exciting and growing industries we serve include Oil, Gas & Chemicals; Aerospace & Industrial Equipment; and Hi-Tech. We are a $1....
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer Job Location: Deer Park, IL Job Type: Contact, 6+ Months with Possible Extension. Job Description: Responsibilities: Contribute to the mechanical design and development of Multimedia products for the automotive industry by utilizing best in class engineering practices to incorporate innovative design solutions. Candidates will be asked to identify design soluti...
Job Description: JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ? Collaborate with leadership on the development of budgetary M/E estimates, based upon program and schematic design information. ? Review mechanical and electrical options, generate systems analysis, and recommend best system for a particular project. ? Provide value engineering suggestions with dollar magnitudes. ? Work in coordination with the teams of...
Mechanical Engineer Mechanical Engineer Skills and Experience BSME at an ABET accredited college or university, 5-15 years experience in mechanical machine and equipment design, Experience with 3D modeling, SolidWorks and knowledge of sheet metal and machining processes. Machine design in the food industry and/or conveyor industry is a plus Experience with Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk Vaul...
FARO® is the world leader in 3D imaging and measurement systems. We are a global company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange with a passion for excellence and success. We are proud to be recognized among Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. In order to accelerate the growth of our new product portfolio, Faro Technologies is growing new positions in our Research and Development team. FARO is s...
A global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device delivery company in the greater Chicago area has an opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Engineer with a strong laboratory testing, data acquisition and hands-on engineering familiarity. The candidate will also have the following skills: 7-10 years of experience in Engineering Develop data-acquisitions systems, test fixtures and write LabVie...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
Description: · Participate on cross functional team as a representative of R&D’s continuous engineering group. · Provide technical expertise and guidance to cross functional team and/or suppliers as required. · Under the guidance of engineering manager and senior engineering peers, understand and complete engineering analysis to ensure adequate performance, quality and reliability of the produc...
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 application of principles, theories, and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of related disciplines. Essential Functions: Responsible for mecha...
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 application of principles, theories, and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of related disciplines. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for mech...
Calculations & Analytical Skills/drawings production (AutoCAD)/engineering/design & surveying. Qualifications Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineer or equivalent. Minimum years of experience: 0-5. Minimum years of management experience (if any): 0-3. Licenses Required: EIT and PE preferred but not required. Computer Skills Required: AutoCAD (Current Version) and Basic ...
Principal Mechanical Engineer (Pressure Control Products) Andover Position Summary: A strong engineering background and experience designing mechanical systems is required for this position: to provide strong technical leadership and innovative designs in research and development of new pressure control products. The selected individual will provide technical leadership to a skilled and motivat...
Company Confidential Evesham, NJ, 08053
MECHANICAL ENGINEER : Review and design of HVAC systems, provide analytical assessment of technical engineering data and CAD design, create mechanical blueprints and models, perform design calculations and HVAC system design and layout, conduct prototype testing. Work with Pro-Engineer, AutoCAD, ANSYS, Nastran and Matlab. Worksite: Relocation for long and short term projects to client sites at var...
Recruiter to contact: Edward Molina Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer Location: Torrance, CA Compensation: $100k Assignment Length: Contract-Direct Hire Description: Engineering tasks will range from the design of one-off lab set-ups to low volume production products ranging from biomedical devices to industrial metrology tools, most often requiring designs from a systems-level and compo...
Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer This position is based within the Electronic Development (EDEV) department. This sector is responsible for the definition, realization, qualification, and support (factory / field) of electronic functions and modules within these products. Job Mission: Key member of a design team who realizes the conceptual designs of the electrical infrastructure for the indu...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Conducts research, development, test, evaluation, fleet support and in-service engineering in support of hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems for surface and undersea naval vehicles and logistics in support of US Navy-Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. PRINCIPAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Sen...

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Mechanical Engineer

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $91,670.00
Typical Salary for Mechanical Engineer
(2443 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
68.8%
Master's
23.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
2.6%
Associates
2.2%
(1578 Respondents)
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