Looking for a job in engineering? What follows is a collection of the best job boards and career resources for jobs in architecture, engineering, manufacturing, and construction.
Quintessential Careers: Jobs in Engineering, Architecture, and Construction
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AEC Job Bank — an employment resource for the architectural, engineering, and construction industries, where job-seekers can post your resume, search for jobs, as well as find key career resources. Registration is required to use all services. Free to job-seekers.
Careers in Construction — where job-seekers who work in any aspect of construction (engineering, architecture/design, contracting, surveying, infrastructure, building services, project management, etc.) can browse or search for jobs and register your CV. UK-based, but have international job postings. Free to job-seekers.
CareersinHVAC.com — a job site for job-seekers seeking HVAC, energy, industrial pump, engineering, and air conditioning jobs, where job-seekers can search job listings (by location, job category, industry, and keywords), as well as post your resume. No cost to job-seekers.
Civil Engineering Central — an employment for civil engineering professionals, where job-seekers can browse or search job postings (by job category, location, keywords), post multiple resumes/profiles, and register for job-search alerts. Also provides visitors with civil engineering resources. No cost to job-seekers.
CivilEngineeringJobs.com — a job site serving all civil engineering disciplines (including water resources, environmental, transportation/traffic, geotechnical, structural, construction), where job-seekers can browse job listings. Includes some career and other resources. No cost to job-seekers.
CivilEngineerJobSource — a great source for civil engineers, where job-seekers can find (by state) direct links to the job and career sections of civil engineering firms throughout the United States. No cost to job-seekers.
Construction Executive Online — a career management center for construction management executives, providing members access to job board of executive construction jobs. Job-seekers can browse job listings and post your resume. No cost to job-seekers.
ConstructionJobs.com — a great site for job-seekers looking for jobs in the construction industry. Job-seekers can submit your resume and search for jobs. Registration required. Free to job-seekers.
Contract Job Hunter — an online magazine for temporary technical and engineering workers. Job database contains more than 3,000 openings.
Engineering Central — a great job board for engineers (including chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, mechanical), where job-seekers can search job listings (by keyword, location, engineering discipline) and post your resume. No cost to job-seekers.
Engineering Daily Jobs — where engineers can access and apply to thousands of engineering jobs in all disciplines (chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, and mechanical) gathered from all over the web and updated hourly. From Engineering Daily, a web-only magazine; powered by SimplyHired.com. No cost to job-seekers.
EngineeringJobs.com — a great collection of resources for engineers looking for employment.
Engineering-Job-Site.com — a job board for engineering professionals, where job-seekers can post your resume and browse or search for jobs locally or internationally, and can find jobs based on keywords, skills, location, and information technology experience. Job-alert notification also available. No cost to job-seekers.
EngineerJobs.com — provides fast-loading and easily accessible job listings for engineers and technical professionals. The site specializes in the Great Lakes area, but has recently expanded to include the entire U.S.
Go 4 Construction Jobs — a global job site for the construction and engineering industry (including building, mechanical, electrical, civil engineering and construction jobs). Job profiles can be viewed in any of the 10 languages supported by the site, including: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. No cost to job-seekers.
Graduating Engineer and Computer Careers — a career and information center for young engineering and computer science majors starting your careers. Simply a wealth of information and resources to prepare you and help you land that job — or apply to graduate school. Free to job-seekers.
icerecruit.com — the official online recruitment site for the Institute of Civil Engineers, where job-seekers searching for jobs in the UK (as well as some internationally) can search job listings (by keywords, job sector, location, and job type) and post your professional profile. Also include company profiles. No cost to job-seekers.
iHireConstruction.com — where job-seekers in the construction industry — architects, construction engineers, surveyors, project managers, inspectors, development, sales and marketers, and managers and executives — can register your profile (resume) and then receive lists of job matches, which you can then choose whether to apply. Free to job-seekers.
Jobs4Engineering.com — a career and recruiting site for engineers, where job-seekers can search job listings (by keyword, state, job category, and job class), browse jobs, and post your resume. Also includes numerous career resources. Free to job-seekers.
JobsinMFG.com — for job-seekers searching for jobs in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and purchasing. Job-seekers can post your resume and search for jobs (by category, job type, location, compensation, and keyword). Free to job-seekers.
JustEngineers.net — a UK-based job site for all careers within the engineering and railway industry. Job-seekers can search job listings (by keyword, region, career sector), as well as post your CV and register for jobs by email. Also includes some career resources (but only with registration). Free to job-seekers.
LightBoard.net — where job-seekers searching for jobs within the lighting industry can search job listings (by keywords, requirements, location, type) as well as post your resume. Also includes employer database and industry news and events. Free to job-seekers.
MEP Jobs — an online job board and resume bank for professionals in the HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing industries, where job-seekers can search job listings (by keywords, location, position), post your resume, create a job alert, and find career and industry resources. No cost to job-seekers.
ManufacturingJobs.com — where job-seekers at all levels (from entry-level to executive) looking for employment in all areas of the manufacturing sector can search for job postings (by job function, industry, location, and keywords), as well as post your resume and register with a email job agent. Free to job-seekers.
QUANTster.com — a job site for quantitative and analytics professionals, where job-seekers can find job postings in quantitative fiance, financial engineering, data mining, risk management, quantitative research, business analytics, and more. No cost to job-seekers.
referwork construction jobs — where job-seekers in all aspects of the construction industry (from architects to electricians) — at all levels (from apprentices to skilled professionals) can browse job postings. Free to job-seekers.
SkilledWorkers.com — a site dedicated to assisting U.S. and Canadian job-seekers in the construction and skilled trade industries, where you can (by employment type and location), or browse openings with featured companies — as well as post your job application for employers to find. No cost to job-seekers.
SPIEWorks — from SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering, a career and job site for optics, photonics, and imaging professionals. Job-seekers can browse through job listings, post your resume or CV, get more information about companies and career expos, and take advantage of a big online technical library. Free to job-seekers.
Future Morph — a great job and career site for science, technology, engineering, and math professionals and students. Search job postings (by keyword and location) or browse latest listing. Find job profiles and other career information, as well as industry news and trends, and much more. No cost to job-seekers.
StructuralEngineersJobSource — a great source for structural engineers, where job-seekers can find (by state) direct links to the job and career sections of structural engineering and CAD firms throughout the United States. No cost to job-seekers.
ThinkJobs.com — a great job site for engineering, computer, and energy professionals. Browse through job listings or search for open positions (by keyword or location). Job-seekers can also submit your resume and create a job-search agent. Focus is on Southeastern U.S. Free to job-seekers.
TopEngineeringJobs.com — a U.K. engineering job site, where job-seekers can browse job postings by role, industry, discipline, location, and salary… as well as post your CV, register for jobs by email, and use a directory of recruiters. From the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). No cost to job-seekers.
Trade Jobs Online — an employment site for job-seekers in the building trades, where job-seekers can post your resume, search for jobs (by job title, location, keywords, experience level, more), and find company profiles. Free to job-seekers.
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