Electrical Engineer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Electrical Engineer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Electrical Engineer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Electrical Engineer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 38% of Electrical Engineer job descriptions contained electrical as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

electrical
38%
electrical engineering
30%
maintenance
25%
engineering
25%
electrical design
21%
electrician
17%
engineer
17%
electrical engineer
17%
eplan
13%
installation
13%
design
13%
18th edition
13%
schematics
13%
assembly
9%
supervisor
9%
testing
9%
control panel
9%
repair
9%
iec standards
9%
construction
9%
controls
9%
energy
9%
mechanical
9%
electrical equipment
9%
control panel design
5%
mitsubishi
5%
assembler
5%
control panels
5%
inspection
5%
production
5%
test engineer
5%
wireman
5%
wireperson
5%
18th
5%
droitwich
5%
droitwich spa
5%
panel wirer
5%
worcester
5%
design engineer
5%
design technician
5%
diss
5%
engineering degree
5%
fakenham
5%
great yarmouth
5%
lowestoft
5%
norwich
5%
thetford
5%
electricity
5%
grid connection
5%
renewable energy
5%
solar energy
5%
solar power
5%
stakeholder management
5%
tradesman
5%
atex
5%
commercial
5%
cad
5%
charging
5%
city and guilds
5%
ev
5%
facilities
5%
fm
5%
instrumentation
5%
level 3
5%
london
5%
maintaining
5%
mobile
5%
multi-skilled
5%
panel
5%
plc
5%
proactive
5%
reading
5%
renewables
5%
repairs
5%
retail
5%
st albans
5%
apprenticeship
5%
bradford
5%
electrical assembler
5%
electrical technician
5%
hnc
5%
leeds
5%
nvq
5%
pneumatics
5%
wakefield
5%
autocad
5%
automotive industry
5%
industrial engineering
5%
automation
5%
electrical testing
5%
environmental issues
5%
inspections
5%
low voltage
5%
manufacturing environment
5%
routine maintenance
5%
chp
5%
architectural
5%
data centre
5%
mechanical engineering
5%
service engineering
5%
structural
5%
sweden
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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