Remember that the person who first sees your CV may not have a engineering background, so you have to ensure that it highlights the fundamental and specialist skills you possess.
What should your Electronics Engineer CV / resume contain?
Highlight your skills, qualities and experiences such as:
- Your ability to analyse complex problems and consider possible solutions
- Your decision-making, team-working and communication skills
- Maths, science, technology and IT skills
- Testing installations and systems, and analysing data
- Evidence to demonstrate you have comprehensive understanding of electrical health and safety regulations
- You are competent at writing reports and giving presentations to managers and clients
Whilst technical terms and qualifications are essential, they should not detract the reader from the person skills you bring to an organisation.
This sample electronics engineer CV/resume template can be used as a guide for an engineering role.
Sample Electronics Engineer CV / resume
|A highly skilled Electronics Engineer who has vast knowledge and experience gained in a variety of engineering roles. An enthusiastic and loyal individual who has continuously demonstrated her ability to update and improve on her technical expertise. With her helpful character and abundance of knowledge, she will make an invaluable contribution to any organisation.|
|Engineer||Dec 2007 – date|
|Anytown Security Systems Ltd|
|Installing all types of intruder alarms, door entry systems for business and residential use, repairing and servicing systems when and when required, installing CCTV systems including full network setup and monitoring in both business and residential areas, supplying service and repair when required and providing technical support, install and commissioning all types of shutter systems including electric roller and mechanical for both business and residential use, repairing and maintaining when necessary.|
Jul 2004 -Sep 2007
|Anytown Insurance Inspection Services|
|Reporting directly to the Managing Director, this position entailed inspecting laptops, PC towers, colour television receivers, plasma, LCD and Hi-Fi Systems. Validating insured claim of events and verifying if the claim is genuine, preparing a detailed report for the insurance company, carrying out repairs to the above categories if required.|
|Component Analyst Engineer|
|Anytown Electronics Ltd.||May 1994 – Jun 2004|
|Reporting directly to the Quality Manager, this job involved establishing the reason why multiple failure of all types of electronic components as well as mechanical parts during manufacture of all models that were produced. Writing reports and holding meetings with component manufactures and In – House managers to try to improve the reliability of the components.|
|City & Guilds Electronic Engineering||1999|
|BTEC National Certificate in Engineering||1991|
|BTEC Electrical Electronic Level 2||1990|
|In my leisure time I enjoy playing hockey, netball and swimming. I also have a passion for travel and have combined this with my love of nature to recruit and organise voluntary workers for Neotropical Primate Conservation a charity that protects yellow-tailed woolly monkeys in Peru.|
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