Career Questions tagged Mechanics

What are the job prospects for A&P mechanics in the US for the next 5 years?

An A&P mechanic is a mechanic for commercial and private planes. #aviation...

#mechanics

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Andrei Levcovici’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Oct 31 at 04:09 PM

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Posted by Scott M.’s Avatar Scott M.
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Andrei Levcovici | Chief Inspector at Flexjet Hello Scott,The job prospects for A&P technicians are really good right ...

where are the dealerships that need mechanical engineering work? im interested in this career.

Im going to school in the summer for automotive and i want to get in a dealership and work on cars. #automotive #cars #mechanical-engineering #mechanics...

#engineering

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Active 23 hours ago

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Posted by alexis A.’s Avatar alexis A.
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Hey Alexis,I’m glad you asked about this because I sense the ...

What is it like being a diesel mechanic?

I am interested in being a diesel mechanic after I graduate and I was wondering what it is like. #mechanics #mechanic...

#engineer

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Active Aug 10 at 09:58 PM

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Posted by Logan M.’s Avatar Logan M.

When you apply for a scholarship, do you have to attend an interview after getting accepted ?

I am the first person in my family to try to go to college and i dont really have any resources that could help me decide on what to do ? #firsttimer...

#mechanics

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Active Apr 23 at 02:22 AM

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Posted by Juan A.’s Avatar Juan A.
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Jordan Rivera | Community Manager at CareerVillage Great question Juan. I'm sorry no one's answered it yet! Sometimes ...

Is it better to just do Automotive engineering or do a combination of mechanical and electrical engineering?

Specifically I would do Mechanics and Power and I want to do research and development for an automotive company specifically doing propulsion systems. Things like drivetrain and the engine. Since the future is electric power, I think it is a good idea to have the knowledge of electrical...

#electric-vehicles #mechanics #automotive-engineering #electrical-engineering #research-and-development #masters-degree #electrical-and-electronic-manufacturing #mechanical-engineering

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Active Mar 13 at 03:15 PM

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Posted by Jayden P.’s Avatar Jayden P.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Jayden, Perhaps I'm not the one to answer this since I ...

What advice could someone offer an 8th grader, who wants to be a auto mechanic?

I have always been interested in auto mechanics #automotive #cars...

#mechanics

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Active Nov 22 '17 at 09:54 PM

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Posted by Stephone  W.’s Avatar Stephone W.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Consider the military! The military gives its people some top-notch training. ...

What are advantages and disadvantages of aeronautical and mechanical engineering??

I am studying in 12th at present and very soon i need to decide which case of study should i take in engineering i am very much interested about aeronautics but all people are saying taking aeronautics at engineering gives you less opportunities there after so they were asking me to take...

#mechanics #mechanical-or-industrial-engineering #aeronautics #aeronautical-engineering #engineering #mechanical #mechanical-engineering

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Active Sep 14 at 10:10 AM

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Posted by Ganapathi S.’s Avatar Ganapathi S.
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Ratheesvar (Theesh) Mohan | Advisory Associate at PwC Hi Ganapathi, I studied Aerospace Engineering (B.Sc and M.Sc) at Georgia ...

What is the best place to go for diesel mech.?

About to graduate and really want to go into the field of diesel mech.#diesel #diesel-mechanics #mechanics...

#automotive

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Active Sep 02 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by Chad S.’s Avatar Chad S.
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Steve Mundt | Verizon Wireless HBA Supervisor I was a GM mechanic for 8 years and did a ...

How do you recommend I go about opening up my own car shop?

Im in 10th and i want to know how to open a car shop #business #entrepreneur #mechanics...

#automobile

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Freddy C.’s Avatar Freddy C.
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Peter J. Brennan | Financial Writer at Pimco Go work in a car shop right now. Start by sweeping ...

Can a Mechanical Engineer can assemble parts for a new bike

Can a Mechanical Engineer can assemble parts for a new bike or do we need to study any other course related to it. If so What Course? #professor #engineers #mechanical...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Nitheeshwaran M.’s Avatar Nitheeshwaran M.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive I modify and build cars as a hobby!

What takes to become a Mechanical engineer?

I am a student in grade 10, please let me know the steps to becoming mechanical engineer? What are the subjects i should chose in grade 11th? which universities are good to peruse Mechanical engineering? what are the various job opportunities available for this field?...

#mechanics #mechanical-engineer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:34 PM

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Posted by Prakruthi M.’s Avatar Prakruthi M.
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Glenn Arche | Technical Lead, Mechanical Engineering at Otter Products For High school, the 2 critical courses are Math and Physics. ...

Mechanical engineering

Hello my name is Yobad, I am in 12th and I'm intending to study the mechanical engineering, how can I learn more about cars and how the engine works so I can get more knowledge about cars? #professor #students...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Yobad T.’s Avatar Yobad T.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive Check the links below. Internal Combustion Engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGj8OneMjek https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZt5xU44IfQ Transmission: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCu9W9xNwtI ...

Do you agree with the statement, "Not everybody should go to college, but everyone needs to get an education of some sort"?

A teacher once told my class this no I wasn't too sure if I agree or not. #business #engineer #law #economics #general...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:30 PM

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Posted by Onias S.’s Avatar Onias S.
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Vandana S | High Performance Coach I wonder if the following rings a bell: "Not everybody should ...

How many automobile engineering collages are in Tamil Nadu?

hi i am gobi raj i am studing studing 10 standard my dream is to became an automobile engineer. I want to know how many automobile engeneering collages are in Tamil Nadu #professor #college #automotive #automobile #engineering #mechanical-engineering #mechanical-engineer...

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Active Oct 13 '17 at 05:36 PM

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Posted by Gobinath P.’s Avatar Gobinath P.
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Kanish Shah | Mechanical and Aerospace Engineer from Rutgers University, School ... There are around 60 automobile engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu

What is the process that Mechanical Engineers do in order to complete a project?

I am a senior in high school who is very interested in pursuing the career of Mechanical Engineering. I love math and science, and believe that the career of Mechanical Engineering would full fill my interests. I already know which colleges would prepare me best for having a career in...

#mechanics #science #mechanical-engineer #physics #math #engineer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by Joshua C.’s Avatar Joshua C.
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Michael DiDonato | Project Engineer at Air Products This is a good one. I will not answer the question ...

What's a good head start for going in to auto mechanics

Try to better prepare #mechanics #automobile...

#car-mechanic

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Brett Leedy’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:11 PM

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Posted by MATT M.’s Avatar MATT M.
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Brett Leedy | Mechanical Engineer, Software Designer, Operations Manager at Amazon ... Hi Matt, I second Daniela's suggestion to look into ASE certification. ...

What are the most common engineer choices?

I was just wondering which choice of engineering would be most common because I know that there is so much out there but I can't decide which type to enter in the future. I am a 6th grader and I was very interested with the cool things and objects engineers get to create and do. #engineering...

#mechanics #experienced

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:10 PM

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Posted by Whitney A.’s Avatar Whitney A.
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Rita Sachdev | Product Manager Hi, While there is a wide array of options in engineering ...

What is some important information I should have when studying to become a Diesel Mechanic/Technician?

I am a Junior in high school and am looking for some more information on what I will need to know in order to become a Diesel Mechanic/Technician. I've grown up around farm and different types of equipment my whole life and I somewhat know my way around them. I would like to increase my skills...

#mechanics #automotive #technician #mechanical

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John Holland’s Avatar Shad Barr’s Avatar Gregory Howe’s Avatar Mina Awadalla’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Aaron W.’s Avatar Aaron W.
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John Holland | Firefighter I (Vol) and EMT-Basic, Automotive Specialist This is a good question, and it is really quite simple. ...

How difficult is it being an engineer?

I will be majoring in mechanical engineering and I heard some difficult things about it. I heard it is a very intense course and it should be something you care about? I am a math and science kind of person, so I am wondering if it is the correct choice to go into engineering. #science #math...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:08 PM

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Posted by Tristan S.’s Avatar Tristan S.
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Brad Niese | Staff Engineer I graduated in mechanical engineering in 2002 and have been working ...

enginering

Air Craft Mechanic #mechanics #space #aircraft...

#planes

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:06 PM

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Posted by Jesus M.’s Avatar Jesus M.
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Richard Lowell | Independent Aviation & Aerospace Professional Today, in aviation you need to think Technician, not mechanic. If ...

What is necessary to succeed as an automotive engineer?

I am a junior at Boston Collegiate, and I want to start developing skills to become a automotive engineer now. I am curious to what an engineer, specifically automotive, needs under his belt to succeed (this includes majors, skills and habits). What makes an engineer a "good" engineer?...

#mechanics #automotive #engineering #technology #cars

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:04 PM

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Posted by Khaleef M.’s Avatar Khaleef M.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive Khaleef, I was happy to read your question. Majors: Mechanical and ...

What majors are necessary to pursue a career in automotive engineering?

I'm a junior and I want to look into designing engines and transmissions of a vehicle to make them more efficient. I'm not sure if mechanical, electrical or technical engineering are any more important than an another, or if there is something else I should look into. #engineer #automotive...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:04 PM

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Posted by Khaleef M.’s Avatar Khaleef M.
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Jay Johnson | General Manager at Daimler Trucks North America Khaleef; since you are interested in working on engines and transmissions ...

How much education is needed to become a mechanical engineer?

I’m currently in ninth grade and I would like to know what classes I should take in high school as well as college in order to become a mechanical engineer. #mechanical-engineering...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:01 PM

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Posted by Jorge V.’s Avatar Jorge V.
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Brad Geswein Hi Jorge! Great question! You should be proud of yourself for ...

Is it fun to be a Mechanical Engineer?

Hey, I'm a sophomore at Codman Academy. I want to know if Mechanical Engineering is a fun job to do in the future. Also what skills are involved. #engineering...

#mechanics

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Active Dec 19 '17 at 07:52 AM

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Posted by ManuelCodman4 .’s Avatar ManuelCodman4 .
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Brad Geswein Mechanical Engineering is VERY FUN if you find the right job ...

What general courses would a successful mechanical engineer take in college?

I am a senior in high school, yet I have little information regarding a career in mechanical engineering. I know that it involves Mathematics and Science, but not a list of general courses I must take in college. It would be especially helpful if engineers involved with mechanics can help me....

#mechanics #engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 05:58 PM

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Posted by TravisN .’s Avatar TravisN .
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Conor Myhrvold | Engineering, Program Management Differential Equations, Calculus (and Multi-variable Calculus / Linear Algebra), Physics (Mechanics ...

How did you learn how to fix cars and be able to get as far in life as you are?

I am in 11th grade interested in automotive engineering. I started learning about this career since i was a young child. My father was an unauthorized engineer but was very great at what he did. I've always been interested in the job because it is what i grew up around and have been focused on....

#mechanics #automotive #engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 05:58 PM

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Posted by Carlos F.’s Avatar Carlos F.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive Carlos, I would start with a vehicle repair manual :) ...

What are the pros and cons of being a Marine and how will i be able to follow a career in mechanics while also working on school?

I'm a junior in school who wants to enlist after high school but is also concerned about school. i feel that finishing school and earning a degree is a priority but i also wish to do so while serving in in the corps. #military #marine...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 05:58 PM

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Posted by Bsolis13NFTEBOSS .’s Avatar Bsolis13NFTEBOSS .
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Taiwoncastro1 While being in the Corps you will be given plenty of ...

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