Cover Letters for Engineering Jobs
Engineering jobs are skill based jobs. Candidates require a proper degree or qualifications backed with experience to perform the job. While drafting an electrical engineer cover letter, candidates should note that they highlight their profile and skills. Responsibilities undertaken during the previous jobs can be highlighted. This creates a great impression on the employer.
It is also a good practice to know about the organization and also the requirements of the job so that the cover letter is drafted keeping in mind those requirements. This would help the candidate to draft a cover letter from the employer's perspective, thus leaving no room for rejection.
Here are a few samples of cover letters for Electrical Engineers. These can be used as reference by candidates before drafting a cover letter in this category.
Electrical Engineer Cover Letter
Richard J. Irwin,
1647 Richland Avenue,
Porter, TX 77365,
Date: October 1, 2009.
Mr. Harry G. McCormick,
GHY Pvt. Ltd.,
2789 Whispering Pines Circle,
Dallas, TX 75212.
Dear Mr. McCormick,
With reference to your advertisement dated September 29, 2009, in The Daily Express, inviting applications for the position of an Electrical Engineer, attached is my resume for your perusal.
Having worked as an Electrical Engineer for the past 5 years, I have known all the minute details of the demands of the job. After going through your requirements and specifications, I feel I am the most suitable candidate for this post. I am ready to face the challenges lying ahead and hope that I attain new heights for my future career as well as your firm.
My previous work experience with RIL Motors has enabled me to be a professional in this field. I have been designing, implementing, maintaining and improving the electrical instruments which have been basically used for industrial purposes. I understand that you require someone with the same capabilities and skill for this job opening.
I would be happy to meet you in person for an interview to give a detailed review of my job profile and also would be glad to know your expectations from this job.
For any further queries, please call me on the above telephone number. I would contact you next week to know your opinion and also to fix a mutually convenient time to meet.
I thank you for your time and your consideration and hope to hear from you soon.
Richard J. Irwin.
Sample Cover Letter for Electrical Engineer
Robbie D. Hall,
3339 Ward Road,
El Paso, TX 79901.
Date: October 28, 2011.
Mr. Charles V. Sadler,
2691 Davis Place,
Maumee, OH 43537.
Dear Mr. Sadler,
I am pleased to learn about your requirement published in The Daily Times, dated October 25, 2011, for the position of an Electrical Engineer. Attached is my resume for the same.
Holding a degree of an Electronics Engineer from the University of Manhattan, I possess 7 years of work experience to back my qualifications. The exposure has been tremendous and very fruitful. I feel that given an opportunity I can work in any situation and come up with the best results.
I possess a solid knowledge of the practices and principles in the technical areas. I also possess independent judgment to plan and implement new ideas.
As an Electronic Engineer I have been handling the following tasks:
- Provide direction and training to designers, drafters and amateurs.
- Coordinate and assign work
- Playing the lead role in assigned projects
- Plan and schedule the work as per the projects
- Analyze maps, reports, tests, drawings, and other data to design and plan the work.
I hope my qualifications and skills match your requirements. For any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact me on the above telephone number or email on _____at____. I would be happy to meet you for an interview to know your requirements from this position.
I thank you for your time and also for your consideration.
Robbie D. Hall.