What specifically does a typical mechanical engineer do on a daily basis?
I'm torn between becoming a mechanical engineer or a doctor, the thing is - I don't quite understand what mechanical engineers actually do on the job every day??
Asked By: Bob - 4/19/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
For all engineering disciplines there are no typical engineers or a typical day. That is one of the great advantages of being an engineer... More
Answered By: oil field trash - 4/19/2012
Additional Answers (2)
Oil Field Trash gave you a great answer. I've been a mechanical engineer about as long as OFT and have worked in office products, personal transportation, water purification, pharmaceutical manufacturing, disk drive design and manufacturing, and medical device design and manufacturing. I have set up manufacturing... More
Answered By: Maybe it's just me - 4/19/2012
In Construction, an ME works with reviewing drawings, working in CAD, making HVAC calculations using Thermodynamics and Fluids formulas. Visits buildings and construction sites for surveying or to give your expert opinion... More
Answered By: C7S - 4/19/2012
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
New job opportunities added daily. Search Virginia jobs now!
No Fee - $17-$27/hr Working at Home. Requirements: Must Have Computer
Up to $47/hr Part-Time Job Openings. Free Schedule, No Scam. Start Now
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.