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 TITLE: Mechanical Design Engineer-Solidworks WORK LOCATION: Wilsonville, OR TYPE OF WORK/DURATION: Contract, 5-6 months PAY RATE: DOE RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION: This individual will use SolidWorks to design various complex mechanical components and systems. Solid Modeling, Detail Drawing and Bills of Materials of these components and systems will be developed. REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE...
Our major pharmaceutical client is looking for a Mechanical Engineer position in Indianapolis, IN for a 6 month contract position. Job description The Mechanical Engineer will support Mechanical Engineering. Job responsibilities · Designing components and systems modules of limited to moderate scope using mechanical design CAD tools; · Conducting theoretical and empirical analyses mechanical of si...
Mechanical Engineer (Rockville MD) Automated Precision Inc. (API) innovates advanced metrology solutions for industry. API product are used by the world’s leading automotive, aerospace, machine tool, and CMM manufacturers .API’s experienced engineering and operational team is unmatched in its ability to create advanced instruments that meet the needs of rapidly evolving industries. At the corporat...
Company seeking a Mechanical Engineer Basic Functions Performs product specific assembly line design including creation of all assembly instructions, development of all tooling (assembly and material handling) and assembly training. They are the process experts in this area, owning the productibility of mechanical assemblies. They are responsible for managing quality improvement efforts within the...
Mechanical Engineer - Gas Turbine Auxiliaries This position is for a mechanical engineer who will develop system design packages for gas turbine auxiliary mechanical equipment, work with outside vendors to fabricate the specified equipment and ensure that the supplied equipment package meet code, contract and schedule requirements for MHPSA’s power projects in North America. The mechanical systems...
Job Summary: The “Mechanical Design Engineer” is responsible for new product, mechanical design, product improvements, documentation, reliability analysis as well as providing technical expertise and product knowledge using a variety of engineering disciplines. This individual must be able to communicate with employees at all levels in the organization, and must have excellent problem solving, dat...
Argo Turboserve Corporation (ATC), a progressive Supply Chain Management Company seeks a Sourcing Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical) with a strong technical grasp to support critical commodity/supplier relationships and able to work effectively as a team with business development, program management, and procurement. The position will be based in our corporate headquarters’ location in Lyndhurst, NJ...
Hello, My name is Domenic and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking an AERO E&T Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer position for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Phoenix, AZ. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: This position is within the Phoenix Mechanical Design team supporting the APU and Commercial Pro...
Position Overview: We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer with 8+ years of experience in product development. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and developing data radios from concept through high-volume production. The ideal candidate will also have a strong understanding of packaging complex PWB designs and have a deep understanding of the tradeoffs at both the design a...
Stationary Engineer needed for a permanent position in Houston, Texas with a manufacturing and packaging services company. The company is looking to expand the team of Stationary Engineers focused on minimizing production downtime while ensuring safe operations. A competitive pay rate, full benefits, and great team and company culture are offered. Responsibilities for the Stationary Engineer Ensur...
Apex Systems Inc., an On Assignment Company (NYSE:ASGN), is currrently working on a Mechanical Engineer Position in Newington, NH (outside Portsmouth) for a reputable client. The position is a 4 month rolling contract with a flexible pay rate. Ideal candidates will have experience with constant temp equipment, swagelok fittings and engineering experience. • Position: Mechanical Engineer • Location...
Job Title: Mechanical Engineer Location: Canton, MA Job Description: Pharmaceutical Company is seeking Mechanical Engineer to support manufacturing and new drug development. Duties include: · Design the special process equipment and device. · Production Line Startup, Maintenance, and Improvement · Identify issues and propose solutions for equipment problems, · Create a specification foe new produc...
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 i...
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 i...
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 i...
Eagle Project Services, an engineering and project management firm located in Ruston, Louisiana; is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer and a Draftsman/Designer. Mechanical Engineer B.S. degree in Engineering is required. Five years of post-graduate experience is preferred. Must have experience in the design of conveyors and pneumatic conveying systems. Experience in fabrication and installati...
Applications Engineer / Mechanical Design Engineer with transmission chains design and development experience is needed for a leading automotive systems manufacturer. This is a direct hire position in New York state, an hour southwest of Syracuse. Must understand manufacturing processes and quality systems. Automotive and powertrain experience are preferred. Salary depends on experience. Local can...
Lead Mechanical Engineer (Houston TX) Engineering Engineering - Engineering Design Full-time Location: Houston, TX Base Salary - $80,000 - $130,000 Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 7+ to 10 years of experience (REQUIRED) Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree REQUIRED Certification: Registered PE in Texas or the ability to obtain Candidate Experience Candidate Screening Questio...
Lead Mechanical Engineer (Houston TX) Engineering Engineering - Engineering Design Full-time Location: Houston, TX Base Salary - $80,000 - $130,000 Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 7+ to 10 years of experience (REQUIRED) Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree REQUIRED Certification: Registered PE in Texas or the ability to obtain Candidate Experience Candidate Screening Questio...
Growing company in the Phoenix, AZ area is looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to the Phoenix, AZ area. Once again, must be willing to relocate to the Phoenix, AZ area. Duties: Design new small semi-precision mechanical products for manufacturability Design from white paper using FEA and Solid Works Work with Machinists during the development of prototypes and work with other eng...
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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
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