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Cover Letters for Engineering Jobs

The cover letter acts as a job booster in getting a good job in any of the reputed organization. The main aim of drafting a cover letter is to highlight the essential part of the resume in a positive manner. It is important the cover letter should be short and precise with relevant and correct information. Below are two samples for engineering cover letter; one for the entry level and another for experience person.

Job Application for The Post of Engineer for Entry Level

Michael J. Jensen,
1032 Roane Avenue,
Silver Spring, MD 20904,
(301) 252-7880.
Email id-

Date: October 7, 2011.

Mr. John Smith,
HR Recruiter,
National Chips Inc.,
257, Park Avenue South,
New York, NY 12345-6789.

Subject: Application for the post of Junior Engineer.
Reference: Advertisement in the local employment news dated on October 5, 2011

Dear Mr. Smith,

I am writing this letter in accordance to the advertisement in the local employment news dated on October 5, 2011 for the post of junior engineer. I have just completed PhD from International School of Technology (ISTech.) and want to develop my career as an engineer. I was very glad to see the advertisement for the post of junior engineer. I am very eager to join this organization so that I could make use of skill set for the development of the company and be the part of its growth and success.

I have a very strong academic background in designing combined with over 6 months of work experience as an intern. My recent internship at Major Chips Inc., New York, allowed me to further develop and strengthen my technical skills. I have good hands on packages like Matlab, Cadence, Synopsis, SPICE, Magic, IRSIM, Altera Max Plus II, Protel and LabView. I believe that I could make a significant and valuable contribution in your firm. The rest of the details including my achievement, project details, personal details, contact details along with the telephone number and email address are contained in the resume enclosed with the cover letter.

If you find me eligible for the current position, please do call me up anytime at your convenience. My contact number is 301–252–7880. Thanks a lot for your precious time and consideration in going through the cover letter. I would be waiting for a positive reply from your side.


Michael J. Jensen,
PhD. Student, Electrical Dept.,

1. Resume - myresume.doc
2. Letter of appreciation by The Head of Department, Mechanical Engg., ISTech. – appletter.doc

Sample Cover Letter for Engineering Jobs

Thomas I. Brink,
2620 Desert Broom Court,
Little Ferry, NJ 07643,
(201) 727-0268.

Date: October 7, 2011.

Mr. Daniel I. Hughes,
HR Recruiter,
ABS Technology,
3803 Adams Avenue,
Frederick, MD 21701.

Subject: Application for the post of Senior Engineer.
Reference: Advertisement in the job portal dated on October 4, 2011

Dear Mr. Daniel,

With the reference to advertisement posted on the job portal of ABS Technology, I am forwarding my resume for the post of senior engineering. I have two years of surveying experience, including internship as a research associate from New York City office of International Geo–Tech Inc. The roles and responsibilities that I used to undertook were site supervision, site survey reports and approval of further exploration on the particular project. I am confident that my combination of practical work experience and solid educational background will help the company to grow further in future.

I have completed engineering in Electrical and Telecommunication. My personal details, educational qualification, professional qualifications, present and past experience and achievements are self explanatory. While working with the current organization, I have I understand the level of professionalism and communication required for long-term success in this field. My background and professional approach towards the work will provide high productivity to the company.

I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss how my education and experience will be helpful to you. If you find me suitable for this job, do call me up anytime or rather send an email, as I would be the very glad to meet you. Thank you for your time and consideration in reading the cover letter.


Thomas I. Brink,
Senior Student,

1. Resume - myresume.doc
2. Internship certificate, International Geo–Tech Inc. – appletter.doc

There are two engineering sample cover letter which will give you a clear idea of how to draft a cover letter and what all are the thing that are needed for the cover letter. Do remember to attach the resume with the cover letter. Best of Luck for future!


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