How to Hire a Engineer

Does your growing business need an Engineer? An Engineer is responsible for designing and testing solutions as per the business requirements.

Here are some tips to help you find great Engineer candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Engineers search for Jobs on Indeed*

360,009

job seekers clicked on engineer jobs

190,766

resumes from job seekers with engineering experience on Indeed

15,336

engineer jobs received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $38.49 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $12.50$105.00 hourly
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Common
$12.50
$105.00

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire an Engineer?

Hiring an Engineer for your company clinic or hospital is crucial in developing solutions which are highly specialized and incubated specifically for the company’s project needs. Engineers are also instrumental in showcasing the solutions to clients and help the company achieve their financial and future goals.

Choosing the right person as Engineer is essential to help your company coordinate effectively with clients and establish long-standing client relationships.

• Develop detailed plans and drawings as per the project specifications and within the cost estimates
• Design and implement planned engineering experiments to generate feasible solutions
• Create engineering calculations, diagrams and technical reports as per business need

Skills to look for in a great Engineer

An Engineer is a key position for a company. It is essential to review the skills and qualifications of all possible candidates to identify the most suitable candidate for Engineer.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Design, Industrial or Mechanical)
• Proven work experience of 3+ years as an Engineer
• Advanced software skills in relevant applications such as Solidworks, AutoCAD
• Exceptional proficiency in verbal and written communication, including making and delivering presentations
• Excellent knowledge of data analysis with design thinking aspects to create innovative solutions to engineering issues
• Aware of all the latest engineering technology and apply them to the company’s engineering area

Writing an Engineer job description

It is vital to creating a detailed job description with a list of duties, responsibilities and required skill set to find suitable Engineer candidates.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Engineer jobs, such as:

• Project Engineer
• Chief Engineer
• Engineer

Interviewing Engineer candidates

In the interview process for suitable candidates for Engineer, comparing the skills and qualifications of all potential candidates is essential.

• Proficiency in the field of engineering and associated areas
• Knowledge and experience of applying engineering to develop, create and design novel engineering solutions
• How they’ve excelled at improving business efficiency by integrating engineering solutions as per diverse business needs

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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