Mechanical engineers are involved in designing, producing, and operating machinery. They apply principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.
What does this job involve?
Design and analysis
Designing mechanical systems and components
Creating prototypes and testing designs
Selecting appropriate materials for projects
Analyzing heat and energy transfer in systems
Using computer-aided design (CAD) software
Testing and validation
Conducting tests to verify designs
Overseeing mechanical projects and budgets
Ensuring adherence to industry regulations and standards
How do I get into this career?
Study an undergraduate qualification in the field of engineering, majoring in mechanical engineering.