2144-Mechanical engineers

Job Title: 

Mechanical engineers

Job Description: 

Mechanical engineers conduct research; advise on, design, and direct production of machines, aircraft, ships, machinery and industrial plant, equipment and systems; advise on and direct their functioning, maintenance and repair; or study and advise on mechanical aspects of particular materials, products or processes.


Tasks include

  • (a) advising on and designing machinery and tools for manufacturing, mining, construction, agricultural, and other industrial purposes
  • (b) advising on and designing steam, internal combustion and other non-electric motors and engines used for propulsion of railway locomotives, road vehicles or aircraft, or for driving industrial or other machinery
  • (c) advising on and designing: hulls, superstructures and propulsion systems of ships
  • mechanical plant and equipment for the release, control and utilization of energy
  • heating, ventilation and refrigeration systems, steering gear, pumps, and other mechanical equipment
  • advising on and designing airframes, undercarriages and other equipment for aircraft as well as suspension systems, brakes, vehicle bodies and other components of road vehicles
  • advising on and designing non-electrical parts of apparatus or products such as word processors, computers, precision instruments, cameras and projectors
  • establishing control standards and procedures to ensure efficient functioning and safety of machines, machinery, tools, motors, engines, industrial plant, equipment, or systems
  • ensuring that equipment, operation and maintenance comply with design specifications and safety standards.
Specific Occupations: 

Engineer, ground/ jet engine/ lubrication / Mechanical-engineer (aeronautics) Inspector, aero engines


Mechanical-engineer, agriculture

Mechanical-engineer (air-conditioning/ automotive/ motors and engines (except marine)/ boiler and accessories) / Designer motor-car/ Mechanical-engineer (diesel/ gas turbine/ heating, ventilation and refrigeration)

Mechanical-engineer ( industrial machinery and tools/ instruments)/ Designer, engine/Engineer, aeronautical/Engineer, aerospace/Engineer, agricultural machines/Engineer, air-conditioning/Engineer, automotive/Engineer, cryogenic/Engineer, diesel/Engineer, gas turbine/Engineer, heating /Engineer, instruments: mechanical /Engineer, internal: combustion engine/Engineer, locomotive engine /Engineer, lubrication/Engineer, marine/Engineer, mechanical/Engineer, mechatronics/ Engineer, motors and engines: mechanical/Engineer, naval/Engineer, naval: construction/Engineer, refrigeration: mechanical/Engineer, ship construction/ Technologist, engineering: mechanical/Technologist, welding

Mechanical-engineer ( motors and engines (marine)/ ship construction)

Mechanical-engineer (nuclear power/ cryogenic)

Architect (marine/naval )/ Designer (aircraft)

Technologist engineering (mechanical)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2057