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...
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...
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....
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...
District Manager/Mechanical Engineer: We are currently seeking a Civil Structural Engineer and a Mechanical Engineer for the New Orleans district office. Will be responsible for developing short- and long-term strategies for hiring, staff development and training, and The qualified candidate will work under minimal supervision, exercising initiative and independent judgment in the performance of ...
VAR/Mechanical Engineer: We are currently seeking an experienced VAR/Mechanical Engineer to support operations in our Chicago office. In this position you will apply your technical knowledge to help assess and determine the origin and cause of complex and unique problems for our clients. As you draw upon your experience and reasoning skills to form opinions and conclusions, you’ll be supported by...
Mechanical Engineer/VAR: We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to support operations in our Jackson office. In this position you will apply your technical knowledge to help assess and determine the origin and cause of complex and unique problems for our clients. As you draw upon your experience and reasoning skills to form opinions and conclusions, you’ll be supported by a t...
Position Description: Obermiller Nelson Engineering (ONE) is a progressive regional Mechanical Electrical Consulting Firm that works with Architects and Owners in the design of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Plumbing and Electrical Systems for commercial and institutional buildings. The firm is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for their Bismarck office. The ultimate goal of the engineer wil...
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 ...
Performsavarietyofengineeringworkinplanninganddesignofproducts, tools, engines, machinesandothermechanicallyfunctioningequipmentandmechanicalindustrialprocesses. Overseesproduction, installation, operations, maintenanceandrepairofsuchequipment. Workswithotherengineeringdisciplinesinthedevelopmentandapplicationofrobotics. Mayspecializeinoneormoreareas, suchasfluiddynamics, pneumatics, hydraulics, t...
A Large coal mining company is looking for a mechanical/mining engineer for dragline maintenance and welding. The individual will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance function for draglines as well as welding crews at surface coal mining complex. The individual will train and develop leaders within the workforce, producing high quality maintenance and welding results for the surface coal ...
We have an opportunity for System Mechanical Engineer with one of our clients in Lenexa, KS JOB TITLE: System Mechanical Engineer JOB LOCATION: Lenexa, KS TERMS: Contract – 6+ Months JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include, but not necessarily limited to the following: Maintains a high level of understanding of departmental design standards, applicable engineering...
Are you an experienced Sr. Level Engineer looking to take your career to the next level? Do you enjoy R&D? Are you looking to become part of an established and dynamic organization? Manpower is seeking a Mechanical Engineer in the Albany, NY area. The Mechanical Engineer will be a key player in the development and design of components for our client's current and future products. Unfortunately, sp...
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 ...
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...
Mechanical Engineer PEM, Power Engineering & Mfg. Inc. is a small manufacturing company located in Blaine, MN. Power Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc. was established in 1994 by the merger of Power Engineering and System Design Engineering. The combined strengths of these two companies gave PEM advanced capabilities in thedesign of rugged, remote, low-maintenance electromechanical products. PEM...

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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)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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