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Take Me To Mars and Back—Find the Engineers to Do Just That

Posted April 16, 2017 12:00 AM by ASME Job Board + Career Center
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Interesting news from NASA reveals a lot of opportunities for engineers. NASA is building new deep space capabilities to take humans farther into the solar system than ever before, ultimately to Mars. Major construction was completed on the largest new SLS structural test stand and engineers are now installing equipment to test the rocket’s biggest fuel tank.

NASA is also working to make flight greener, safer and quieter by building a quieter supersonic passenger jet. NASA selected a team led by Lockheed Martin to complete a preliminary design for Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST). The company’s engineers will develop baseline aircraft requirements and a preliminary aircraft design, with specifications, and provide supporting documentation for concept formulation and planning.

Such groundbreaking engineering jobs are interesting, diverse and sometimes hard to get, but they should not be hard to find.

The ASME Job Board + Career Center specializes in mechanical engineering jobs that can be life-changing by offering powerful, intelligent search tools for job seekers, including job alerts. For employers, the job board features programmatic distribution to over a dozen sites and major aggregators. Plus, auto-matching technology and social media channels enable proactive outreach to passive candidates. Additional partner sites are utilized that reach a diverse audience to help meet EEOC or OFCCP guidelines.

Whether you are looking for, or marketing an opportunity, the ASME Job Board + Career Center has the tools to get the job done.

Search for space engineering and thousands of other engineering jobs right here on the ASME Job Board + Career Center.

Editor's note: This is a sponsored blog post from ASME Membership.

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From Science Fiction to Science Facts – Mechanical Engineers Make It Possible

Posted March 19, 2017 12:00 AM by ASME Job Board + Career Center
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Browsing through scientific and engineering web sites like, Stanford Engineering, MIT news, and ASME.org will show you how mechanical engineers are closing the gap between science fiction and science facts. In a professional marriage of engineering, science and medicine bio, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers are collaborating to create new medical devices that could, one day, allow people with paralysis to send a text message using only their minds.

Engineers and biologists at MIT have teamed up to design a new “living material” that has potential for sensing chemicals, both in the environment and in the human body. ASME reports on super small robots being created for use in minimally invasive surgeries, especially for neurologic, orthopedic, and laparoscopic procedures. As a result, a wide range of surgical and rehabilitation robots are being developed to serve in a variety of roles within the medical environment.

Such groundbreaking engineering jobs are interesting, diverse and sometimes hard to get, but they should not be hard to find. The ASME Job Board + Career Center specializes in such mechanical engineering jobs that can be life changing offering powerful, intelligent search tools for job seekers, including job alerts. For employers, the job board features programmatic distribution to over a dozen sites and major aggregators. Plus auto-matching technology and social media channels that enable proactive outreach to passive candidates. Additionally partner sites are utilized that reach a diverse audience to help meet EEOC or OFCCP guidelines.

Whether you are looking for, or marketing an opportunity, the ASME Job Board + Career Center has the tools to get the job done.

Search for bio engineering and thousands of other engineering jobs right here on the ASME Job Board + Career Center.

Post your resume today and get matched with high-caliber engineering firms nationwide offering a wide variety of opportunities.


Editor's note: This is a sponsored blog post from ASME Membership.

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Top Sectors for Engineering Job Seekers

Posted February 05, 2017 12:00 AM by ASME Job Board + Career Center
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According to the major publications such as Forbes, the WSJ and Bloomberg 2017 should be an interesting year for employment. Many industries are poised for and anticipating growth and engineers will remain in high demand and have incredible opportunities, particularly in revitalized sectors like infrastructure and manufacturing.

Infrastructure spending for example is projected to increase as part of the make America great again movement touted by the new administration. Construction project design, project management, heavy equipment related jobs will all flourish as a result. One can already imagine that there will be a few high profile transportation, energy and defense infrastructure projects funded and developed in the next few years.

Manufacturing could possibly relive a kind of renaissance. Many companies might scrap plans to move production abroad and instead increase capability in domestic factories and save domestic manufacturing jobs. Automation and other factors have reduced the labor force and manufacturing base but even with high output efficient factories, automation still requires engineers to design processes and tooling in addition to the products being produced.

And then there is Defense spending indicating that lots of interesting things with automation and robotics might happen in this sector again requiring engineers to do the job.

The ASME Job Board + Career Center offers powerful, intelligent search tools for job seekers, including job alerts. For employers, the job board features programmatic distribution to over a dozen sites and major aggregators. Plus auto-matching technology and social media channels that enable proactive outreach to passive candidates. Additionally partner sites are utilized that reach a diverse audience to help meet EEOC or OFCCP guidelines.

Whether you are looking for, or marketing an opportunity, the ASME Job Board + Career Center has the tools to get the job done.

Search for manufacturing and thousands of other engineering jobs right here on the ASME Job Board + Career Center.

Post your resume today and get matched with high-caliber engineering firms nationwide offering a wide variety of opportunities.

Editor's note: This is a sponsored post by ASME Membership.

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Want to Work for NASA? Find a New Job in 2017.

Posted February 02, 2017 12:00 AM by SavvyExacta
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This morning I was perusing the listings on the IEEE job site and saw an opening for an aerospace engineer with NASA. After this week's Woman of the Week blog post about Christa McAuliffe, I thought it might be of interest.

Job hunting can seem like a full time job in itself. Searching for places to apply, writing cover letters and tweaking your resume, filling out lengthy (and repetitive) forms in applicant tracking systems, and hoping to move on to the even lengthier interview process... it's a lot!

It all starts with the search. Where can you find the ideal job? Networking, of course, is a great way to find a job opening that might not even be posted yet. You could also try the IEEE Job Site.

From time to time you will see an IEEE Job Site scroll bar on the right side of CR4, below the sections and directories. From there you can click over to a particular posting on the job site and search for more positions.

While you need to be an IEEE member to create an account and apply for some of the positions, many of them are open to any applicant on the employer's website. Click the apply button on the posting you're interested in to learn more.

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Engineering Professions in Top 20 of 2016 Jobs Rated Report

Posted October 23, 2016 12:00 AM by ASME Job Board + Career Center
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Did you know that Information Technology & Engineering are two of the most lucrative sectors for job seekers in a buyer's market?

IT & Engineering withstood the job-market impact the Great Recession brought to other industries.

The competitive wage potential, high growth outlooks and sheer importance to the evolving job landscape land several Engineering professions in the Top 20 of the 2016 Jobs Rated report.

In fact, petroleum engineers land on No. 6, environmental engineers on No. 8, civil engineers on No. 9 and mechanical engineers on No. 10 of the Top 20 list.

Petroleum engineers command a median wage of $129,990, which can be attributed to the new ways that petroleum companies extract fossil fuels.

Environmental engineers are tasked with developing best practices for the future of energy thus giving environmental engineers a high-growth outlook of 12%, and a median of $84,560 annually.

Civil engineer and mechanical engineer round out the Top 10 of the best jobs in engineering. Heightened emphasis on improving infrastructure contributes to the strong pay prospects ($82,220 median) and steady growth outlook (8%) for civil engineers, while mechanical engineers can expect to command a median wage of $83,590 and a growth outlook of 5%.

Search thousands of engineering jobs. See who’s hiring and read up on the latest Jobs Rated Reports and articles on everything from resume writing to career guidance on the ASME Job Board + Career Center.

Post your resume today and get matched with high-caliber engineering firms offering a wide variety of opportunities.

A sophisticated matching algorithm immediately matches you to jobs when you post or update your resume. Jobs are automatically matched based on your personal skills and experience. The ASME Job Board + Career Center is mobile friendly so you can apply for jobs on the go.

Editor's note: This is a sponsored blog post by ASME Membership.

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