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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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Mechanical Design/Manufacturing Engineer – Battery Systems We are looking for a highly motivated and talented individual to join the Battery Engineering Interfaces Team. This team is responsible for a wide range of components and systems that unite the pack internally as well as connect it with the rest of the vehicle electrically and thermally. Successful members of the team will generally have a...
Immediate need for a Senior Mechanical Engineer southeast of Boston Massachusetts. Candidate must have 7-10 years expertise in medical industry to design and characterize innovative medical devices, and assist with product testing and validation. Must have BSME with proven product development experience vs. just Designing and Electro-mechanical systems engineering experience, This is a contract to...
Immediate need for Mechanical Engineers southeast of Boston Massachusetts! Our client is seeking a professional Mechanical Engineer with some expertise in the medical industry to design and characterize innovative medical devices, and assist with product testing and validation. Candidate will be responsible for various aspects of product development including mechanical design, materials procureme...
Hallco Mechanical Engineer/Designer- Hydraulic Transport Industry Tillamook Overview: Tillamook is a fun town near the beach, only one & one half hours drive from Portland. With surfing, fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, mountain biking, clamming and crabbing, Tillamook is an outdoor enthusiasts dream! Outdoor activities abound along with having award winning cheese, ice cream and breweries withi...
RCS has an immediate need for a Supervising Mechanical Engineer in Walnut Creek or Sacramento, CA. This is a direct hire opportunity offering a competitive package including relocation assistance. Description: This individual will work with a multi-discipline group of engineers and technicians in providing technical services to public and private sector clients. This position will be working in th...
Mechanical Engineer Sadler's Smokehouse is in need of a Mechanical Engineer who will also be required to take on Industrial Engineering responsibilities. This is a unique position combining the knowledge of both fields. The perfect candidate will be or have: Mechanical engineer graduate. Willing to work all hours of the day and be willing to perform work that may not apply directly to their degree...
Company Confidential Burbank, CA, 91506
A well respected and well known leader in innovative engineering and manufacturing located in Burbank California doing complex commercial projects needs a Senior Mechanical Engineer with design experience in Structural,pneumatic and hydraulic systems The ideal candidate will have: -BSME and at least 10 years work experience as a Senior Mechanical preferably in a commercial manufacturing environmen...
. Adecco Engineering and Technical is currently recruiting for a one-year contract Manufacturing Engineer job located in Mountain View, CA. You must have at least five years of Product Development, Product Engineering, Product Manufacturing or Product Quality Engineering to be considered for this position. You will be responsible for starting up and overseeing the production, testing and certifica...
RCS has an immediate need for a Mechanical Equipment Engineer to work in New Orleans, LA on a 3 month contract assignment with potential for direct hire. Local candidates are preferred as there is no per diem offered. Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for preparation of equipment and construction specifications, mechanical and piping drawing reviews, equipment selection and procurement, piping...
Our client in South San Francisco is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team. Responsibilities: - The Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for the design, development and implementation of test instruments used to evaluate drug delivery devices. - Primary technologies under development include manual injection systems, automated injection systems, and interfaces with pre-f...
LEAD MECHANICAL ENGINEER Responsibilities: •Lead a team of mechanical engineers and designers in the development of new products. •Technical review and approval for all mechanical component and assembly designs, analysis, and testing. •Significant design and engineering responsibilities, including component and assembly designs and design evaluation. •Generation of requirements, detailed design do...
Mechanical Construction Engineer – Aiken, SC 29803 System One has openings for Sr. Mechanical Construction Engineers to support our client’s project at J-Area Savannah River Site!! YOU MUST have experience producing mechanical equipment work packages!! What you need to know: 1. 6 -12 month contract position. 2. Local candidates - We are not offering per diem/living allowance or mobilization/reloca...
Founded in 1933, Fusion Incorporated is a world leader in the manufacture of brazing and soldering pastes and fluxes, as well as automated applicator equipment and systems. We seek a talented individual to join our team in the role of Mechanical Project Engineer at our Willoughby headquarters. In this role, the Mechanical Project Engineer will design and develop mechanical and pneumatic systems an...
Mechanical Engineer– Family owned 67 year-old company and stronger than ever! Engineering executive needs professional, high-level Mechanical Engineer interested in joining a growing, industry leading company. If you enjoy working closely with c-level executives, desire to expand your engineering knowledge, find rapid change exhilarating, are proactive and pride yourself on being one step ahead of...
DescriptionTec Tran Brake has been designing and manufacturing hydraulic brake system for light rail transit applications for over 30 years. We design a full range of products including brake calipers, brake discs, and hydraulic power units. We are looking to add a mechanical engineer that will work on design, testing, documentation, and field service. Requirements Well rounded engineer with exper...
Our client in the South Bay is looking to have a Mechanical Engineer join their growing team! Responsibilities: · Create design specifications based on defined user requirements · Design mechanical parts and systems from initial concept to final product delivery · Analyze the tolerance (GD&T) of mechanical components and assemblies · Participate in design reviews with other key functions including...
Mechanical Engineer to work with other personnel to design and characterize innovative medical devices, and assist with product testing and validation. Will be responsible for various aspects of product development including mechanical design, materials procurement, feasibility hardware fabrication, and development and execution of characterization testing. Product validation activities will inclu...
Takata/TK Holdings Inc. is a multi-billion dollar tier one supplier of automotive air bags, seat belts, steering wheels, electronics, and interior trim. We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to work at our Moses Lake Inflator Plant. Provide production support to the manufacturing of airbag propellants and airbag assembly operations. Establishes new processes and coordinates the installati...
Mechanical Design Engineer Butler America has a 6+ month contract opening for an Mechanical Design Engineer with a BS degree and AutoCAD or Solidworks in Erie, PA. Pay is $32.19/hr Job duties: Design mechanical enclosures for electronics. Provide mechanical design input on electronics module design including, but not limited to, connector selection, thermal design, module layout, packaging, and en...
SMMA is an integrated design firm providing a multi-disciplinary approach to the discovery and execution of innovative design solutions. Founded in 1955, the firm has evolved into a leading design firm, consistently ranked among the top U.S. design firms. Through more than 160 professionals and offices in Cambridge, MA, Providence, RI and Chapel Hill, NC - SMMA offers a full range of architectural...
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