Technician Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Technician Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Technician role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Technician job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 36% of Technician job descriptions contained engineering as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

engineering
36%
mechanical
36%
apprentice
32%
apprenticeship
32%
environment
32%
manual
32%
practical
32%
utilities
32%
water
32%
maintenance
24%
technician
20%
mechanical engineering
16%
metals
8%
quality
8%
rockwell
8%
ukas
8%
customer focus
8%
planned preventative maintenance
8%
reactive
8%
troubleshooting
8%
control
8%
iso 6506
8%
calibration
8%
manufacturing technician
8%
assembly technician
8%
manufacturing
4%
assembling
4%
soldering
4%
technical drawings
4%
tpm
4%
test technician
4%
ppm
4%
electronic
4%
electrical
4%
led
4%
installation
4%
workshop
4%
motorhome
4%
motor mechanic
4%
mechanic
4%
caravan
4%
testing
4%
lighting
4%
electronics
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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