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 ID EIA-00001345 Emerson Company Kato Engineering Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Mankato Publish Start Date May 6 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Position Objective Kato Engineering, a global generator and motor manufacturer located in Mankato, MN, is seeking an Analyst-FEA (Finite Element Analysis). This person is responsible for performin...
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....
This position is responsible for analyzing and developing mechanical engineering solutions for gas turbine inlet air cooling and heating technologies. Essential functions include: Design and develop technical sales proposals for gas turbine filtration systems. Design and engineer fluid systems and hydraulics. Address shop related fabrications problems related to form, fit and functionality. Pr...
This position is for a Mechanical Engineer in the Reactor Servicing Systems 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 design analysis and docu...
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...
ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of BWSC, Inc., a multi-discipline Engineering firm. We specialize in providing technical services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines. In support of our client, an automotive manufacturing company, we are seeking a Senior Conveyor Mechanical Engineer for a long-te...
Immediate need for Mechanical Engineer to support new product development and continuation engineering. The engineer will provide mechanical design, analysis, and project leadership for highly reliable electro-mechanical products. The successful candidate will be self motivated with excellent communication skills, and interested in working in a fast paced development environment. Primary responsi...
Company Confidential Elk Grove, IL
Job Purpose: Produces electro-mechanical engineering designs and modifications by identifying project objectives and issues; researching and developing electro-mechanical engineering techniques and approaches; verifying and validating designs; supporting project implementation. Duties: * Determines electro-mechanical design issues by studying project concepts, objectives, priorities, and requir...
IMMEDIATE NEED: for a Pipeline Engineer reporting to the Reliability Engineering Supervisor to provide engineering support for the pipelines that our client currently owns and operates. Need 3+ years engineering experience with pipelines or in a chemical plant/refinery. PE is a plus! Must have BSME from a EAC/ABET certified program. These are Direct Hire positions at a leading manufacturer of natu...
MECHANICAL ENGINEER Successful, Global Manufacturing / Distribution company located in South Jersey is seeking a dynamic and innovative Mechanical Engineer to join their growing organization! This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established industry leader with an excellent reputation! This position reports directly to the Director of Technical Services and will be a key member of the t...
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 ...
Position Summary: This position is responsible for the design, development and testing of all aspects of complicated mechanical components, systems and equipment including new and existing products. Responsible for training and mentoring other engineers on mechanical design concepts, manufacturing techniques and materials including manufacturing processes and tolerances. Responsible for researchi...
Sr. Mechanical Engineer Sensata Technologies, Inc, formerly DeltaTech Controls, is a leading global supplier of advanced operator controls and integrated systems for the off-road vehicle, motorcycle and medical equipment markets. We are a dynamic and growing company that partners with the industry’s leading OEM’s to provide differentiating next generation controls. Our products help to simplify ...
MECHANICAL ENGINEER Midsize manufacturing company seeking a Mechanical Engineer. We are looking for an individual with the right combination of hands-on experience and mechanical engineering knowledge. Prior experience in an automotive manufacturing environment and/or injection molding a plus. This is a highly technical, hands-on position responsible for injection mold tooling, tool and process d...
Job Purpose: Designs mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods. EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2+ years experience in the development of medical or life science devices / combination products. Requirements Qualifications / Skills Required 1) Bachelor's degree (Mechanical/Biomedical/Engineering) 2) Minimum 2+ years of progressive experienc...
A global provider of information technology solutions is currently seeking a Mechanical Associate Engineer to join the Mechanical Design and Analysis team in Bettendorf, IA. This is a 1 year CONTRACT assignment, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates only, no per diem available. Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer Work primarily on agricultural equipment Design, analyze an...
Duties Project engineering responsibilities requiring technical cognizance of nuclear plant components (pressure vessels, valves, pumps, heat exchangers and reactor servicing equipment). Functions encompass the following: Review and approval of designs, specification preparation, technical negotiations and purchase order placement, establish testing requirements; engineer follow through manufactu...

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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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