When creating a Heating Engineer or Plumber  CV / resume it is important that your CV clearly demonstrates to the reader that you have all or as many of the requirements they are looking for.

Always read and analyse the job  advertisement, job description and person specification thoroughly and make sure you address all the essential requirements of the post in your  CV.

Skills and qualities to be highlighted on your Heating Engineer or Plumber CV

free sample heating engineer cv or plumber cv resumeYour personal profile is one of the first things the reader of your  CV /resume will read, so it is wise to highlight your skills and qualities in this section.  Make it positive and use dynamic action words; however do not just produce a list of verbs.  Your profile should give the reader an idea of you as a person and as a professional. It is essential that your Personal Profile is honest, concise and makes the reader carry on reading.

Your CV / resume should clearly demonstrate:

  • Your qualifications, experience and knowledge of heating systems
  • Your communication and customer services skills

Using bullet points in the Key Skills section of your Plumber CV / resume is a great way to get the most important skills and qualities needed in the role to catch the eye of the reader.

You should use the Employment Summary section of your CV / resume to provide further proof of the skills and qualities you have highlighted in the Key Skills section.  It may well be that your CV is scanned or HR department, so include the most important and relevant duties to show the reader  YOU know what the role involves.

Sample Heating Engineer / Plumber CV


Located in Anytown
Mobile: 07777777777


Anna Bodi


An honest, reliable fully qualified heating engineer with a strong background in plumbing gained through studying and working with a reputable company.  Punctual and eager to progress, she is an excellent team player who can also be trusted to complete any given task when working unsupervised using her own initiative.  With her ‘can do’ attitude, she will make an asset to any organisation.

 Key Skills / Qualities:

  • Fully qualified CORGI registered
  • Proven knowledge of heating systems
  • Experienced in all methods of pipe work
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Punctual, reliable and polite
  • Able to prioritise her work
  • Basic IT skills

Employment Summary:

Heating Engineer                                                  Hot Girls Ltd., Anytown                                      Most recent dates

Working for a large established company, my duties involved, putting thermostatic radiator valves (TRVS) on radiators draining down the system, doing selective pipe work, full heating systems, putting radiators on walls, domestic hot water, ensuring customers houses were left clean and tidy on completion of work.  Gained CORGI certification.

Apprentice Heating Engineer                          Hot Girls Ltd., Anytown                                     Month & Year – Month & Year

I completed my apprenticeship with a large established company.  This involved learning and demonstrating my ability to put thermostatic radiator valves (TRVS) on radiators draining down the system, doing selective pipe work, full heating systems, putting radiators on walls, domestic hot water, cleaning customers houses.


Anytown College Achieved Plumbing level 2 with distinction

Anytown Girls High School 6 GCSEs including English & Maths, Drama, French, Science, Food Technology Year

Hobbies & Interests:

In my leisure time I go to the gym, play football and athletics.  I also enjoy travelling and learning from other cultures.

References are available on request

Build your online Heating Engineer or Plumber CV

Before you send out your Heating Engineer or Plumber CV, you should make sure you have an effective cover letter that can be sent along with your CV / resume

Go to our sample CV cover letters section if you are looking for great example cover letters in your field to introduce your CV/resume to a prospective employer.

Alternatively you can download a software program that enables you to produce powerful letters by following their process.

Once you have constructed a great CV and a covering letter that will impress, upload your CV / resume online and get found by recruiters looking for your skills.  Then search for a job in your country and overseas, find the latest jobs and start applying instantly.

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