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what do you like to do

i like to build stuff fix stuff and hands-on mechanical-engineering mechanical-engineer mechanical-engineering mechanical architectural stuff and mental thinking stuff

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George’s Answer

If you like to build & fix stuff, then mechanical engineering is a great career for you!

Here are some industries that hire mechanical engineers: aerospace, automotive, chemical, construction, defence, electronics, consumer goods, marine, materials and metals, pharmaceuticals, rail, utilities and more.
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Ahmed’s Answer

As a mechanical engineer you can definitely be very hands on depending on the industry and role. But there are also various roles where, although there isn't as much hands on work, a mechanical engineer actually leads a technical business initiative and works more as a consultant and Subject Matter Expert. As such, having an aptitude to build stuff and tinker with things is a telltale of an interest in Mechanical Engineering and it would probably be a great career path...but keep in mind that if you're solely interested in hands on work and sure that's what you want to do, then a more technical career path (such as handy work or a technician) will be more suitable.
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Scott’s Answer

While mechanical engineers often work with their hands, technicians do most of the hands-on work. Carpentry would be a great profession for you (or hobby). If you are truly interested in making a living working with your hands I would suggest the technician route. However, if you'd like to keep your passions as something you do in your spare time, I'd suggest going the route of mechanical engineering.
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Dan’s Answer

I'm a mechanical engineer and haven't done a lot of hands on work in my career. The previous answer is correct about the technicians doing that type of work. Maybe consider plumber, contractor, handyman, electrician, mechanic?
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M. A. Rafe’s Answer

I think it would be a good fit for you to be mechanical engineer. To get there, you need to also do well in school especially in mathematics and physics. You also should note that mechanical engineering can be challenging and diverse in concepts to learn. You could also go into specialized engineering fields such as manufacturing and welding engineering.
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