Mechanical Engineer

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Mechanical engineers are true mathematical thinkers. They combine their knowledge of engineering, physics and math to create functional and efficient mechanical systems. From design to installation, maintenance and repair—these engineers keep the systems that operate our world running smoothly.

Also known as: Application Engineer, Design Engineer, Equipment Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer
Operation Monitoring
Operations Analysis
Quality Control Analysis
Service Orientation
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Technology Design
Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports
Create mechanical products, equipment, systems or processes
Develop, coordinate and monitor production
Develop and test alternative designs and methods to continually improve efficiency and production
Make recommendations that eliminate machine or system malfunctions
Assist drafters in developing structural designs of products
Direct industrial production activities

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