Searching for Engineering jobs? Well let us guide you through some of the requirements for the role and what you can expect as an Automotive Engineer.
Automotive Engineers can also be known as Mechanical Engineers and their main responsibilities are to design, manufacture and operate all kinds of vehicles from small motorbikes to huge trucks.
Automotive Engineers will be involved in all stages of the product design but more so in their specialised areas such as design, research and development and production.
What You Need
- Candidates are required to have the following:
- An interest in motor vehicle engineering
- Exceptional maths and english skills
- Good time management skills
- Good creativity and problem solving skills
- Be able to keep up to date with new technology
An Engineering related degree will stand you in good stead however it is not an essential as you can do apprenticeships straight from college.
Working hours are normally Monday to Friday 9-5, however some jobs may require shift work and extra hours depending on the size of the job. Most of the job will be carried out in an office, research facility or workshop and is relatively stress free.
The average starting salary for an Engineering Apprenticeship is between £23,000 to £30,000 depending upon the employer and the class of the degree. An experienced Engineer can earn between £35,000 to £45,000 and finally for Senior Engineering roles they can earn up to £65,000 plus benefits.
There are many opportunities to progress in the Engineering field. For example Experienced Engineers can move into supervisory positions and even senior management positions. Quite a few Engineers tend to go into contract work which consists of short term jobs with high rewards. The other option available is to start your own firm in their specialized fields such as Automotive Design
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