Engineer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Engineer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Engineer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Engineer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 52% of Engineer job descriptions contained engineering as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

engineering
52%
electrical
44%
energy
40%
engineer
40%
mechanical
40%
electric
36%
high voltage
36%
plant
32%
ex forces
32%
renewable
32%
repair
32%
solar
32%
troubleshoot
32%
marine
32%
maintenance
32%
hv
32%
water
32%
grid
32%
generator
32%
engine
32%
ec&i
32%
controls
32%
chp
32%
renewables
32%
mechanic
24%
cad
12%
electrical engineering
12%
service engineering
12%
mechanical engineering
12%
field service engineering
12%
solidworks
12%
sweden
8%
structural
8%
architectural
8%
construction
8%
data centre
8%
stairlift
8%
stair lift
8%
hoists
8%
software
4%
schematic
4%
low voltage
4%
gcc
4%
spi
4%
testing
4%
wireless
4%
abaqus
4%
cae
4%
electronics
4%
design engineering
4%
engineering experience
4%
structural engineering
4%
controls and automation
4%
safety regulations
4%
safety
4%
gas
4%
catering
4%
schematics
4%
revit
4%
electromechanical
4%
electrical design engineer
4%
transmission
4%
switch gear
4%
schneider
4%
project engineer
4%
development engineer
4%
siemens
4%

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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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