Engineering Skills for your CV in the Engineering Industry

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Engineering Skills List in the Engineering Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Engineering role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Engineering job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 40% of Engineering job descriptions contained engineering as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

engineering
40%
engineering manager
27%
maintenance
14%
maintenance manager
14%
manufacturing
14%
ground investigation
9%
management
9%
electrical
9%
groundworks
9%
mechanical
9%
power generation
9%
construction
9%
engineering geologist
9%
sustainability engineer
5%
frimley
5%
engineering coordinator
5%
steel
5%
engineering assistant
5%
project management
5%
man management
5%
switchgear
5%
production administrator
5%
water
5%
mechanical engineer
5%
design
5%
production coordinator
5%
electronics
5%
nvq 3
5%
electronics design
5%
multiskilled
5%
java
5%
admin
5%
engineer
5%
nvq level 2
5%
ethernet
5%
ordering spares
5%
open source
5%
administrator
5%
technician
5%
pump
5%
spi
5%
ppm scheduling
5%
python
5%
aerospace
5%
asset management
5%
pump engineer
5%
usb
5%
administration
5%
manufacturing manager
5%
saas
5%
coordinate
5%
bradford
5%
repairs
5%
bms
5%
stock control
5%
surrey
5%
coordinator
5%
halifax
5%
budgets
5%
boilers
5%
stores
5%
team leader
5%
woking
5%
erp
5%
leeds
5%
cable
5%
chp
5%
aldershot
5%
automated
5%
chemical
5%
morley
5%
hands on
5%
energy asset developer
5%
atex
5%
food processing
5%
metal
5%
mrp
5%
fmcg
5%
health and safety
5%
energy engineer
5%
blackwater
5%
camberley
5%
operational efficiency
5%
oil and gas
5%
production
5%
six sigma
5%
high voltage
5%
engineering analyst
5%
hvac
5%
comah
5%
manufacturing engineering
5%
process
5%
estimating
5%
continuous improvement
5%
hnc
5%
precision engineering
5%
process engineering
5%
machinery
5%
hnd
5%
renewable energy
5%
team management
5%
process engineering manager
5%
manufacturer
5%
health safety
5%
leadership
5%
scada
5%
farnborough
5%
engineering administrator
5%
senior process engineer
5%
technical sales
5%
lean principles
5%
level 3
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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