Senior Mechanical Project Engineer 

(Male, Age 41) from Bristol, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Senior Mechanical Project Engineer
Salary $65,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location Bristol, NY
Years Experience 8 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
Income Rating 0 / 10
Interest Rating 0 / 10
Work-Life Rating 0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating 0 / 10

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
25 person outfit manufacturing electronic control panels

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
The only Mechanical Enginner on staff

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks vacation, 10 sick days, medical & dental insurance & 401k plan

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Work with customers as well as all others within the company

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
work in an office and like it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 2
Hours: 5
Co-Workers: 8
Supervisors: 7
Job Title: 4
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 3

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?

What was the application process?
submitted resume and went for interview

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
2 interviews. One with engineering manager and one with the owner.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
can’t remember

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no – they required me to already have the required skills to do the job.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
everything i learned was from on-the-job throughout the years

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
learned everything from on-the-job training.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
no internship

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
have experience in mechanical engineering as well as experience with SolidWorks and AutoCad

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
great social skills and good communication. SolidWorks and AutoCad experience

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Personally, I do not.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
enjoy what you are doing.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
This is a stepping stone. There is never really a landing spot….

What are your current career goals?
To continue working and enjoy what I’m doing.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 Senior Mechanical Engineer 4 years 55000 The only Mechanical Engineer on staff for a start-up company
Prior Job 2 Mechanical Engineer 3 years 50000 Mechanical Engineer designing medical testing equipment

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:4

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
n/a n/a n/a
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
n/a n/a n/a

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