Mechanical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Engineer?

Mechanical Engineer in Atlanta:
"Challenging work ahead."
Pros: Creative control and autonomy.
Cons: Hard deadlines and limited resources.

Mechanical Engineer in El Paso:
"Nice people."
Pros: I like the community service that we have to do every year.
Cons: Underpaid, the job offer was not the same income that they promise HR is cheating with the salaries.

Mechanical Engineer in Hampton:
"Find your interest and define your path."
I work for a small company. The proverbial ball is never definitively handed to you, you need to find it and develop the game around it. Make sure that whatever "game" you develop will balance your interests, hone your skills, provide a surmountable challenge, and steer you in the career direction you want.

Mechanical Engineer in St. Louis:
"Challenging career."
Pros: Designing products. Evaluating complex problems. Implementing solutions and taking ownership. Interesting technical problems. Continuous learning. Improving processes.
Cons: Conflicting interests from different departments. Slow to adopt modern software and technology to improve efficiency. Bureaucracy, slow to implement changes. Changing requirements and schedules. Unrealistic expectations in scheduling. Older employees resist change.

Mechanical Engineer in Miami:
Pros: Great team to work for.

Mechanical Engineer in Temecula:
Pros: I work on really cool stuff, freedom to design, good learning opportunity.
Cons: Long hours, low pay, not many perks.

Mechanical Engineer in Huntington:
"Decent job."
Pros: I like the pay and benefits.
Cons: Very stressful at times and not enough vacation.