Electrical engineering cover letter
View this sample cover letter for electrical engineering, or download the electrical engineering cover letter template in Word.
As an electrical engineer, you know how to supply power to great structures—but how are you at putting together your cover letter? To be considered for top electrical engineering jobs, your cover letter must demonstrate your skills and experience, as well as your passion for your work. For writing tips, view this sample cover letter for electrical engineering, or download the electrical engineering cover letter template in Word.
Additionally, you can learn about engineering careers and look for electrical engineer jobs on Monster.
Electrical engineering cover letter template
Sometown, FL 55555 | (555) 555-5555 | email@example.com
November 8, 2017
Ms. Carol McConnell
55 Victory Dr.
Sometown, FL 55555
Re: Electrical Engineer Position n Advertised on Monster
Dear Ms. McConnell:
I read your posting on Monster for an electrical engineer with great interest. This challenging position focused on heavy industrial projects is a perfect match to my qualifications.
Since earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (BSEE), I have worked for the last 5 years as an electrical engineer for XYZ Corporation, a leading U.S. shipbuilder of Navy aircraft carriers and submarines. In this role, I maintain, troubleshoot, upgrade and repair plant electrical equipment. This experience has given me a strong foundation within the heavy industrial manufacturing sector in addition to proven success in:
- Improving preventive-maintenance programs and inventory systems to minimize unscheduled equipment downtime by up to 34%.
- Extending the average life of electronic industrial systems and components by up to 25%.
- Cutting machinery repair and replacement costs by $250K in a single year.
- Troubleshooting circuitry, wiring and other electrical/electromechanical issues and implementing design improvements to prevent future problems.
During my tenure at XYZ Corporation, I developed expertise in an array of cutting-edge engines/motors and plant-wide electrical/control systems, including digital signal processors (DSPs) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). I am also proficient in using electrical design tools and software such as ETAP, SPEL, SKM Systems Analysis and EasyPower.
I am very interested in being part of your integrated engineering team. Please call me at (555) 555-5555 to set up an interview. Thank you for your time.
[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.