Mechanical Engineer Jobs
How to Enter
A common pathway to becoming a Mechanical Engineer within the Oil and Gas industry, is to complete a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering combined with relevant work experience. However, you can also complete a Bachelor of Engineering, specialising in Mechanical Engineering to provide your career with a competitive boost.
The typical daily job responsibilities of a Mechanical Engineer can include some or all of the following:
- Determining work requirements
- Investigating existing systems and preparing reports based on findings
- Identifying the environmental and safety risks of planned work
- Drawing specifications for machines and parts
- Calculating cost estimates for jobs
- Supervising the building, installation, repair and replacement of systems
- Reviewing and testing new systems
Following a few years of experience, Mechanical Engineers can move into a more senior role within an Oil & Gas engineering firm. Alternatively, Engineers can also become a consultant within an engineering consultancy or move into Project Engineering. That said, Mechanical Engineering is a broad discipline and many professionals choose to specialise further within this field, including HVAC, Energy Resources, Manufacturing or even Robotics.
Entry: 50K – 56K per annum (NZD)
Experienced (2+ years): 56K – 77K per annum (NZD)
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