Cover Letter/Resume Sample for Fresh Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Graduate
20 May 2013
I would like to apply for the role of Graduate Engineer as advertised in the Daily Graphic on March 4th 2013.
I have Mechanical Engineering degree (2.1 Hons) including working with CAD and Solidworks and learning C/C++ programming skills.
I am looking for a role where I can help make a real impact in the business and am ready to make the next step into a career building role. As such I would like to work for an organisation where I can be given the opportunity to expand my knowledge of design and the theoretical knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and apply it to real life situations.
I have previous experience of working in a System on Chip (SoC) environment during a summer internship at an aerospace manufacturer based in Ghana, where I gained a good understanding of System on Chip design and implementation flow.
I am very willing to relocate as I am keen to gain a full-time position working within an Engineering department using the above skills and capabilities.
I am able to hit the ground running and work directly with leading engineers so that I can gain further hands on experience. I am flexible, and adaptable, and able to pick ideas up quickly and take action, under instruction, and meet project objectives and deliverables.
I enclose my CV and am available for interview at your convenience. References are available on request and I very much look forward to hearing from you as appropriate.
[Hiring Manager’s Name]
[341 Company Address
Company City, State, xxxxx
Dear Mr./Mrs./Ms. [Manager’s Name],
With great willingness, I am applying for the position of (POSITION) which was advertised on the (COMPANY NAME) website. I firmly believe that my education, skill-set, intensive training and extensive experience make me a suitable candidate for this vacancy.
I am certified in Electrical/Mechanical Estimating and hold a degree in Electrical Engineering from HML College. As an individual who is interested in continuous professional development, I have dedicated more than 7 years of experience to working with blue chip companies within the electrical industry. This has resulted in professional competency in all operational and technical aspects of digital systems implementation.
Employed with McHero PLC as an Electrical Improver/Supervisor, I have demonstrated strong problem solving skills and the ability to work in high-pressure and challenging working environments. My responsibilities varied through commissioning, maintaining, installation and testing of highly sophisticated electrical systems. In addition, I was also relied upon to manage vendors and execute projects and maintenance strategies within a budget of around $90,000.
Ensuring that all activities complied with quality standards and examining installation of numerous electrical equipment, I have been able to successfully identify engineered resolutions to recurring electrical issues. Furthermore, I have gained an extensive exposure of leading teams and training members such that their competencies are inline with the needs of the organization.
I have functional knowledge of all electrical legislation, codes, and standards of practice and have gained expertise in use of industry specific tools and applications.
I would welcome the opportunity to meet you and I am sure after appraisal of my resume you will see I am an individual with excellent potential in an organization such as (COMPANY NAME).
I look forward to hearing from you in due course.