Mechanical Engineer

Luke Morrison

Career Overview

Use engineering principles to design tools, engines, and other mechanical equipment

"Top 5 Universities in Germany to Study Mechanical Engineering - Study in Germany for Free." Study in Germany for Free. N.p., 11 Dec. 2013. Web. 08 Mar. 2016.

Career Goal

To become a Mechanical Engineer

"Graduate Mechanical Engineering." Mechanical Engineering Masters Degree, MS. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2016.

Career Skills and Intrests

  • excellent communication and presentation skills
  • good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas
  • excellent technical knowledge
  • good teamworking skills
  • the ability to manage projects
  • a high level of IT ability, particularly computer aided design
  • good commercial awareness
  • budgeting skills
  • the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Working Conditions

  • 37-40 hrs a week
  • Working environment could vary from a modern, open-plan office to factory production areas and outdoor sites

Wages and Outlook

  • $45.01/hr
  • Very good outlook, alternative energies re-manufacturing and nanotechnology offer new growth
  • Growth rate: 3.4%

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Career Related Occupations

  • Equipment engineer
  • Product engineer

Program of Study

  • Bachelor's Degree

Program Admission

  • Biology
  • BlueprintnReading
  • Business
  • ComputernApplications
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Computer-Assisted Art
  • Economics
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Technical Writing
  • Trigonometry

Program Coursework

  • Design
  • Engineering Core Competencies
  • Professionalism
  • Advanced Technical Competency
  • Computer Graphics Communication
  • Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanical Engineering Experimentation
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Related Programs

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Electromechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Chemical Engineering

Info Sorce

"Mechanical Engineers." Mechanical Engineers. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Mar. 2016.
Day in the Life: Mechanical Engineer