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what kind of job are for mechanical engineers ?

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Glenn’s Answer

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Masiah, that is a good questions. Mechanical Engineering is the broadest field in engineering. There are many options for mechanical engineers. For me, I have done product development, project management, and people management in consumer electronics and medical devices. Mechanical Engineering work in HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning.) for sizing units and designing the ventilation systems as well as laying out the plumbing for the buildings. Some MEs go in to technical sales support. There are opportunities in doing Structural Analysis. Many MEs support manufacturing with the layout of the manufacturing floor, design of manufacturing equipment or test equipment. There are also opportunities in Reliability or Regulatory evaluations.

This really just barely scratches the surface. I hope this helps.

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Richard’s Answer

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I googled that question and loved the modified question "which type of engineering is easiest" There is an engineering student with a different perspective! BTW, the answer is always "not mechanical" .

Of the six "types" of engineering nothing is broader then mechanical. Mix and match almost every type of physics, then place it in R&D, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Quality, Safety, and a bunch of other areas of practice and you end up with hundreds of answers.

For the most part , I was in film production, special effects, or game technology. I love a good story well told. SO thats my thing. Every assignment was unique... I even set up a "doggy cam" . Yup its what you think...

Keep asking that question ... to a lot of people... The HVAC engineer stuck in your vent will probably have a completely different answer than the dude dodging the helicopter rotors, even though both involve moving air around.

Do a shadow day at a facility or place that interests you. The more answers you get , the more you see your future in one of the answers.

Probably not mine.

Rich "Houston, we solved a problem" Wolf
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