[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.
Cover Letters for Engineering Jobs
Engineering jobs cover letter should be drafted in a professional manner, highlighting the candidates experience and skill for the same job. A cover letter for Engineering Manager would be no different and should be effectively drafted. The letter should lay emphasis on the responsibilities undertaken during the previous job for the employer to get a clear picture of your capabilities. In most cases the responsibilities relevant to the job profile that a candidate is applying for would help them easily get the desired job.
Here are a few samples of cover letter for Engineering Manager. These can be used as reference before drafting such letters.
Engineering Manager Cover Letter
Sidney T. Shockey,
397 Ashwood Drive,
Oakland, IA 51560,
Date: October 1, 2009.
Mr. William L. Wise,
3741 Wakefield Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19118.
Dear Mr. Wise,
I am replying to your advertisement dated today, October 28, 2011, inviting applications for the position of an Engineering Manager. I believe that my education, skills and work experience are appropriate for the said post. Attached is my resume for your reference.
As my resume demonstrates, I have a Masters degree in Communication Systems Engineering and have been working as an Engineering Manager for Transportation at San Bernardino, CA, for the past 3 years. I am responsible for designing, developing sophisticated command, control and communication systems for international customers. I am an energetic, motivated person and will continue this aggressiveness with your company.
I would be happy to meet you in person for an interview to discuss my skills and experience in detail. I would also like to hear your expectations from the said post. If you have any queries or if you wish to set up an interview please feel free to call me on the above telephone number to arrange a mutually convenient time to meet.
I thank you for your time and hope to hear from you soon.
Sidney T. Shockey.
Sample Engineering Manager Cover Letter
Johnny P. Schanz,
544 Viking Drive,
Chillicothe, OH 45601,
Date: October 28, 2011.
Mr. Don I. Nguyen,
3040 Barnes Avenue,
Blue Ash, OH 45242.
Dear Mr. Nguyen,
This is with reference to your advertisement dated October 25, 2011, for the position of an Engineering Manager. Attached herewith is my resume. Kindly consider this as my application for the said post.
I have been working as an Engineering Manager for the past 5 years with IDF Manufacturers. I would say that I have utilized my skills and qualifications to the maximum, having worked with a team of hardworking and innovative colleagues and superiors. I look forward to work with the same zeal and enthusiasm with my future company.
Listed are a few responsibilities I undertook working as an Engineering Manager:
- Direct and coordinate projects to accomplish the various goals set by the organization. This also includes directing all the technical activities for better results.
- Plan an evaluate the working of projects on the basis of research and analysis
- Review, direct and approve the designs of projects and also make various changes to it as per the requirements
- Preparation of budgets and contracts and also deal with negotiations of the contract
- Implement policies and procedures for development of product standards and also to check the work performed in various departments
- Set goals keeping the mind the outline provided by top management officials.
For more clarifications I would be happy to hear from you. I would also like to meet you in person for an interview to share my thoughts and your expectations from the job.
You can contact me on the above telephone number or email on ____at____. I would call you next week to check the possibility of meeting you at a mutually convenient time.
I thank you for your time and your consideration.
Sincerely yours, Johnny P. Schanz.