Mechanical engineers in the energy industry design and operate fossil fuel, hydroelectric, conventional, nuclear, and cogeneration power plants. They are involved in all aspects of the production and conversion of energy from one form to another. Mechanical engineers are responsible for the design of Gas Transmission and Distribution main and service networks, including the identification and siting of required metering and regulating stations. They also oversee the construction of those networks to meet design specifications. Mechanical engineers are also involved in exciting projects such as developing alternatives to ther