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Include These Boilermaker Skills
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Completion of a technical training or apprenticeship program
- Extensive knowledge of welding, rigging, drafting and miscellaneous repair work
- Physical strength, stamina, and coordination
- Manual dexterity
- Ability to read blueprints and diagrams
- Strong troubleshooting skills
- Good communication skills
- Ability and willingness to travel for their work, both short- and long-term
- Mathematical proficiency
The cover letter below displays similar skills and qualifications.
Dear Mr. Hope,
I am submitting my resume for the position of Boilermaker. With a high school diploma, welding experience and certification, completion of a 4-year apprenticeship and thorough technical knowledge, I am confident that I would be a valuable addition to the Louisiana Steelworks team.
My professional experience includes more than 6,000 hours of on-site training, proficiency in several different types of welding, the successful repair of dozens of boilers, pressure valves and miscellaneous pressurized containers and the reading and execution of complex blueprints, drawings and designs. While completing my apprenticeship, I learned that open communication and teamwork are essential in creating a safe and effective workplace environment.
Here are some highlights of my qualifications and experience:
Completed a welding program at Northshore Technical Community College
Received voluntary certification from the American Welding Society
Completed an apprenticeship program through the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Repaired and installed various boilers, manholes, uptakes, valves, tanks, and vats
Successfully worked with colleagues, managers, and supervisors to complete projects and safely and efficiently as possible
I hope to have the opportunity to bring my honed craftsmanship, thorough experience, can-do attitude and passion to Louisiana Steelworks.
I appreciate your time and consideration, and I look forward to speaking with you further about this position.
All the best,