Engineer Jobs - A General Overview

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Engineering is considered a difficult field to work in by many people-even by those who are engineers themselves. The industry is rather vast, considering there are so many different types, covering a wide spectrum of industries. Engineering, being one of the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), is currently experiencing a shortage of domestic workers qualified for the engineer jobs available; therefore, these companies are turning to foreign workers to pick up the slack. Why is it not a very popular field domestically? Because so many of the different fields require extensive coursework in math and science, they scare off people who consider themselves math-phobic.

For those who do pursue a degree in the various fields available, they'll find that engineer jobs are rather plentiful and the salaries are very rewarding. While it's possible to get right into a good-paying job with just a bachelor's degree, in some areas -- such as nuclear, aerospace, and biomedical engineering-advanced degrees are usually very common. Because of the diversity, there are types that fit just about any interest. If you're looking to get into one of these particular jobs, now is the time to do so.

Career changers may find it difficult to transfer into engineer jobs due to the depth of math and science knowledge needed in order to be successful; however, those who already possess an undergraduate or graduate degree in a STEM field other than engineering may find it easier to move into one of the disciplines after some supplementary schooling. This is most definitely the case for those with degrees in the hard sciences, such as biology, chemistry or physics. Chemical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering are just a few possible avenues to venture into. The transition isn't easy, but those who have already gone through the rigors of science and math coursework may fare better than those who haven't.

Engineer jobs are attractive because of the nature of the work involved, the interesting workplaces and the high salaries that come with many of the positions. If you're interested in one of these positions and have the credentials necessary, there are plenty of companies looking for you. If you're thinking of making a switch into this field, some additional training will be necessary, but the investment may pay off in the future. Depending on your chosen field, you may find that the competition for positions isn't nearly as fierce as you thought it would be.

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May 24 Distribution Groundman
The Distribution Groundman will work with crews to install, maintain and operate overhead and underground systems.
Torrance Southern California Edison Not Specified
May 09 Engineer I
Operating under general supervision and with oversight, an Engineer I is developing technical expertise in their field. This role plans and leads assignments and projects, may interface with internal departments and external organizations, and receives gu
Boise Idaho Power Company Not Specified
May 03 Electrical Commissioning Foreman (Solar)
The Commissioning Foreman provides onsite leadership in the planning and execution of the site specific commissioning process in accordance with the guidelines and procedures established in the Blattner Commissioning Program.
Avon Blattner Energy, Inc. Not Specified
May 03 Electrical Engineer
Freese and Nichols, Inc. is seeking a Registered Professional Electrical Engineer with 5-10 years of experience to meet the demands of our growing and dynamic electrical practice in our Houston or Pearland office. Our electrical group provides a wide vari
Houston Freese & Nichols Inc Not Specified
May 03 Electrical Engineer
We are currently in need of an Electrical Engineer to join our winning design team located in our Atlanta corporate office. We have a number of exciting projects in house serving clients in the municipal, military and corporate segments. Our electrical en
Georgia Pond & Company Not Specified
May 03 Electric Distribution System Planning Engineer
The Engineer works collaboratively with Design, Construction, Operating and Maintenance workgroups to identify, justify and initiate projects for optimum electric distribution system development (bulk supply substation, 34 kV and 69 kV lines, distribution
United States Ameren Not Specified
May 02 Continuous Emissions Monitoring (CEMS) - Subject Mater Expert
Engineering Technologist - Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems
Owensville Duke Energy Not Specified
May 01 Sr. Distribution Engineer
At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, a
Columbus POWER Engineers, Inc. Not Specified
May 01 Electrical Foreman
Foremen and Superintendents with Faith Technologies have the unique opportunity to be a part of building the future. We work across various markets, increasing employee exposure to new technologies and trends. This cutting edge experience requires our tea
Tulsa Faith Technologies Inc. Not Specified
May 01 Energy & Power Electrical Engineer
At Jacobs our Electrical Buildings Engineer have exceptional design and analysis skills, to plan and design electrical systems for buildings and facilities, including airports, Data Centers, hospitals, laboratories, high rise offices, educational faciliti
Austin Jacobs Not Specified
Apr 30 Electrical Foreman
Duro Electric Company began operations in 1979 with a handful of employees and a few service trucks. Since that time, we’ve grown to be one of the top electrical contractors in Colorado. Our proficiency in competitive bidding, attention to detail an
Denver Duro Electric Not Specified
Apr 30 Distribution Lineman Apprentice
Performs a variety of duties related to the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of overhead and/or underground distribution systems, transmission facilities, and street light systems to provide continuous and dependable electric service to cu
Oklahoma City OGE Energy Corp. Not Specified
Apr 26 Electrical Engineering Designer II
Team player with good technical skills in Electrical Engineering including but not limited to the design of lighting and electrical systems for retail and/or commercial buildings. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment and application of electrical en
Atlanta GreenbergFarrow Not Specified
Apr 26 Team Leader, T&D
Under general guidance is responsible and accountable for the continuous safe and efficient operations and/or maintenance of an assigned functional area of responsibility. Provides supervision, leadership and training to others through day-to-day contact.
Indianapolis Indianapolis Power & Light Not Specified
Apr 24 Electrical Designer/ Engineer
Join PCI Skanska and be part of a team that provides valued solutions that builds success for our clients and employees. Your role will include building and managing relationships with in-house teams, and contractors while providing electrical design and
Evansville Skanska Not Specified
Apr 24 Electrical Designer - PCD Buildings
The overall objective of this position is to design and develop building packages to provide more complete offerings to our clients and outperform our competitors. Support the efforts to reduce cycle time by exploring or reusing existing building design
Belle Chasse Point Eight Power Not Specified
Apr 24 Electrical Designer/Engineer
Buildings engineering: Intelligent design. Innovative execution. With decades of experience under our belts, we’re achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team of interdisciplin
Dallas Stantec Not Specified
Apr 24 Electrical Engineer
Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power gener
Oswego Exelon Not Specified
Apr 20 Distribution Lineman Apprentice
Performs a variety of duties related to the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of overhead and/or underground distribution systems, transmission facilities, and street light systems to provide continuous and dependable electric service to cu
Enid OGE Energy Corp. Not Specified
Apr 20 Entry-Level Electrical Engineer
Be involved in projects with our Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business
Boston WSP Group Not Specified
Apr 20 Field Engineer - Electrical
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essen
Watford City Delta Constructors Not Specified
Apr 20 Entry-level Electrical Engineer
We seek an Electrical Engineer to provide electrical, communications, fire alarm and process control design services in water and wastewater treatment plant facilities, pump stations and lift stations. They will assist in preparation of plans, specificati
Chicago Greeley and Hansen Not Specified
Apr 18 Engineer
The Engineer performs system planning and circuit analysis of distribution circuits 69kv and below and develops remediation plans as needed; performs project engineering and project management duties in order to complete plans, designs, cost estimates, an
Maryville Ameren Not Specified
Apr 18 Electrical Engineering Designer II
Team player with good technical skills in Electrical Engineering including but not limited to the design of lighting and electrical systems for retail and/or commercial buildings. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment and application of electrical en
Atlanta GreenbergFarrow Not Specified
Apr 18 Safety Engineer
Our Safety Engineers work to ensure all Great Southwestern Construction and MYR Group employees uphold the core value of safety by implementing and maintaining safety programs. A successful Safety Engineer will develop positive professional relationships
Midland MYR Group Inc. Not Specified
Apr 18 General Foreman Level 1, Electrical
Function as a General Foreman for Bergelectric Corp.; managing the labor, materials and production for electrical construction projects. Provide technical expertise in installing and troubleshooting electrical wiring and equipment. Work cooperatively with
Denver Bergelectric Not Specified
Apr 16 Electrical Designer
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Electrical Designer for immediate employment for the Portland, OR or Phoenix, AZ office. This position however, will first be embedded onsite with a client in Reno, NV. Certain living costs will be pai
Reno AECOM Not Specified
Apr 16 Electrical Engineer
Use your electrical engineering knowledge by working on exciting products and processes serving customers globally Broaden and expand your knowledge by learning from highly experienced engineers and participating in challenging assignments Grow and develo
Freeport Honeywell Not Specified
Apr 16 Electrical Project Engineer
The Electrical Project Engineer assists and supports Project Manager and Superintendent on assigned projects. The position works under direct supervision, performs routine daily activities and gathers and distributes information. The Project Engineer must
Queens Skanska Not Specified
Apr 16 Electrical Engineer
Our Engineers work on high quality, high-profile, national and international projects. You will actively participate in the full project cycle, from the design phase through the final construction close-out. WSP offers excellent growth opportunities: Many
Dallas WSP Group Not Specified
Apr 16 Electrical Superintendent
The MEP Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the project(s) assigned in order to achieve timely and profitable completion of each project. The MEP Superintendent directly supervises field labor force, including laborers/craft workers. Thi
White Plains Skanska Not Specified
Apr 14 Distribution Journeyman Lineman
The person filling this position must be self-motivated, work well with others and possess a positive attitude and commitment to work safely, provide quality customer service, create satisfaction and to work productively.In this challenging and rewarding
Hobbs Xcel Energy Not Specified
Apr 12 Utility Overhead/Underground Troubleman
This position will be a Troubleman located at our South Bay Service Center within Southern California Edison (SCE)’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) organization. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance and repairs to ov
Torrance Southern California Edison Not Specified
Apr 12 Design Engineer
The Project Development Engineer shall develop Energy Conservation Measures (ECM’s), schematic/preliminary design of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, control, lighting, and other building systems, and prepare each project’s financial cash flo
Indianapolis EMCOR Group, Inc Not Specified
Apr 12 Engineer III / IV
The Outage Coordination Engineer is part of a team responsible for outage coordination, pre-written switching, and the next day analysis of the Transmission Control Center. The Outage Coordination Engineer will utilize various study tools to develop safe
Fairmont First Energy Not Specified
Apr 12 Sr. Electric Distribution Engineer (Utility)
Perform a substantive role in the electrical distribution design, preparation of specifications, and field engineering related to assigned engineering projects under the supervision of the incumbent's immediate supervisor or other designated professi
Raleigh TRC  Not Specified
Apr 12 Electrical Engineer
We are currently in need of an Electrical Engineer to join our winning design team located in our Atlanta corporate office. We have a number of exciting projects in house serving clients in the municipal, military and corporate segments. Our electrical e
Georgia Pond & Company Not Specified
Apr 12 Electrical Distribution Designer
Do you want to work at a fast growing, exciting company that is making a difference in our communities: Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives. NV5 Inc. (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to p
San Diego NV5 Holdings, Inc. Not Specified
Apr 12 Electric Distribution Engineer (Utility)
Perform a substantive role in the electrical distribution design, preparation of specifications, and field engineering related to assigned engineering projects under the supervision of the incumbent's immediate supervisor or other designated professi
San Diego TRC  Not Specified
Apr 12 Electrical Engineer I
Moffatt & Nichol is seeking an Electrical Engineering Designer to join our Long Beach team.
Long Beach Moffatt & Nichol Not Specified
Apr 05 Intern-Electrical Engineer
The purpose of the electrical engineering internship position is to develop college students that are pursuing a bachelor's degree in engineering. Interns may be exposed to a variety of projects and activities that occur within the utility business.
Waterloo MidAmerican Energy Not Specified
Apr 03 Safety Engineer
Exciting opportunity for a Safety Engineer! Do you eat, sleep, and breath safety and always seem to be able to help people practice safety better? Do you have a knack for training best practices? Then this job may be for you!
Syracuse MYR Group Inc. Not Specified
Apr 02 Electrical Engineering Project Engineer
The Project Engineer is responsible for everyday project activities, quality control and project delivery, overseeing all phases of the project from design to contract document and specification production, shop drawing checks, site visitation and project
Atlanta GreenbergFarrow Not Specified
Apr 02 Electrical Engineer
Are we speaking your language? We’re Leggett & Platt, the leading innovator in the sleep industry. With more than a century of experience in helping people sleep better, we have more bedding technology patents than anyone else in the world!
Kansas City Leggett & Platt Incorporated Not Specified
Apr 02 Lineman/Operator
ESI/IES has outstanding career opportunities for Lineman. Successful candidates must have experience in 480V and 12KV phasing, and must be able to operate a bucket truck and/or line truck. Candidates must be Altec certified to operate equipment. Oil and g
Midland IES Engineering Not Specified
Apr 02 Electrical Engineer
We are currently in need of an Electrical Engineer to join our winning design team located in our Atlanta corporate office. We have a number of exciting projects in house serving clients in the municipal, military and corporate segments. Our electrical en
Georgia Pond & Company Not Specified
Apr 02 Entry-level Electrical Engineer
We seek an Electrical Engineer to provide electrical, communications, fire alarm and process control design services in water and wastewater treatment plant facilities, pump stations and lift stations. They will assist in preparation of plans, specificati
Chicago Greeley and Hansen Not Specified
Mar 28 Entry-level Electrical Engineer
We seek an Electrical Engineer to provide electrical, communications, fire alarm and process control design services in water and wastewater treatment plant facilities, pump stations and lift stations. They will assist in preparation of plans, specificati
Chicago Greeley and Hansen Not Specified
Mar 28 Electrical Engineer I
Perform design engineering and analysis for less complex units under general supervision; is expected to assist in the design of larger and more complex units with additional experience.
Houston Jacobs Not Specified
Mar 28 Electrical Engineer
Use your engineering knowledge by working on exciting products and processes serving customers globally Broaden and expand your knowledge by learning from highly experienced engineers and participating in challenging assignments Grow and develop your en
West Chester Honeywell Not Specified
Mar 27 Electrical Engineer
Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefit
Richmond Reynolds Consumer Products Not Specified
Mar 27 Junior Electrical Engineer
The Junior Electrical Engineer is part of the Houston based Engineering team, they will work on a combination of sustaining activities and engineering project, including new product development. Under supervision, the Junior Electrical Engineer performs a
Houston Metrix Not Specified
Mar 27 Electrical Engineering Project Engineer
The Project Engineer is responsible for everyday project activities, quality control and project delivery, overseeing all phases of the project from design to contract document and specification production, shop drawing checks, site visitation and project
Atlanta GreenbergFarrow Not Specified
Mar 05 Electrical Engineer - Power Systems
Schilling Robotics develops complex electro-mechanical robotics for use in the subsea industry. The primary purpose of this position is to develop the power system to operate the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). The secondary purpose of this position i
Davis Technip Not Specified