Careers in Mechanical Engineering Technology

Experience FLCC's Mechanical Technology degree program and gain the knowledge and technical skills necessary for exploring career opportunities in the engineering field. Employment in this field varies by industry and can be found within manufacturing plants, engineering firms, and business service companies.


Upon earning your degree in Mechanical Technology from FLCC, you'll be prepared to pursue entry-level employment opportunities in engineering. Graduates of this program have obtained positions such as machine, tool, and product designer, mechanical designer, mechanical drafter, industrial laboratory technician, manufacturing technician, assembly technician, test technician, inspector, production control technician, sales technician, field technician, safety technician, and CAD designer.

Job Outlook

Most employers prefer to hire job candidates who hold an associate degree in this field or an engineering-related area. As the demand for technical products continues to increase, career opportunities are expected to grow in this field. As a graduate of the Mechanical Technology degree program, you'll be prepared for a positive job outlook.

Opportunities at Local Businesses

Graduates of FLCC's Mechanical Technology degree program have obtained employment at several local manufacturing plants, some of which include:

  • Bausch & Lomb
  • Cliftronics
  • Cooper Vision
  • Gleason
  • Gorbel
  • G.W. Lisk
  • Harris Corporation
  • H.M. Cross & Sons
  • LSI Solutions
  • Ultra FEI-Flightline