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Entry Level Mechanical Engineer

Tacoma, WA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Full time entry level mechanical engineer. Responsibilities include assisting lead engineers with the design and review of mechanical systems from concept through product delivery. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting, mechanical component selection, strength calculations and on-site visits. This position will received training and mentorship from experienced and licensed professional engineers.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master of Science or Master of Engineering with emphasis in design, dynamics, material science and/or solid mechanics.

  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA or better

  • E.I.T. Certification

  • Exposure to Finite Element Analysis

  • Drafting Skills

  • Strong Beam Theory Knowledge

  • Must be able to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work Experience

  • Experience working with AutoCAD/Inventor/Solidworks

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • Programming skills (C#, VBA, etc.)

  • Experience designing bolted and welded connections.


Casper, Phillips & Associates is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and offer for this position. This range is based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, soft skills, networking, and intangible skills. Casper, Phillips & Associates reserves the right to offer a successful candidate more or less compensation than the posted range depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, and/or federal law. Casper, Phillips & Associates is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or political affiliation.


Base Salary Estimate

$68,000 - $78,000

Benefit Package: Employer funded/provided healthcare plan with monthly health savings account (HSA) contributions ($3,800/year). Dental and Vision insurance coverage. Performance based bonuses. Paid sick leave, paid vacation, paid holiday (6 weeks total paid time off per year). SARSEP (simplified employee pension) retirement plan with no vesting period. CP&A participate in Washington State family leave; paid parental leave (both maternal and paternal) 90% of salary up to $1,427 per week for 12 weeks.

Notice to Third Party Agencies

Casper, Phillips & Associates does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to Casper, Phillips & Associates in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where Casper, Phillips & Associates has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of Casper, Phillips & Associates and Casper, Phillips & Associates will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation. No fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

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