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Include These Mechanical Technician Skills
- Associate’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology
- Manual dexterity
- Proficiency with diagnostic software
- Proficiency with CAD software
- Proficiency with power tools and welding tools
- Communication skills
- Knowledge of machinery specific to one’s industry
- Creative thinking
- Problem-solving skills
Below is a sample Mechanical Technician cover letter that highlights some of these skills and qualifications.
Dear Ms. Smith,
Upon learning for your need of a Mechanical Technician, I am writing to submit my resume for consideration. As a Mechanical Technician with 3 years of experience servicing and repairing equipment for Moss Manufacturing and an Associate’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, I think I have the skills and experience necessary to make an impact at your organization.
My professional experience includes using diagnostic software to determine equipment effectiveness and then making various types of repairs using power tools and welding tools. I believe I’ve acquired everything I need to be an asset to Quest Manufacturing.
Below are my most relevant accomplishments and qualifications:
Earned Associate’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology
Developed unique and effective solutions to mechanical problems
Performed simple fabrication and welding tasks on a regular basis
Ensured all repairs made met company standards and followed company procedures
Safely operated all power tools and welding tools
I think my ability to think creatively and my love for solving challenging problems makes me a great fit for this position. If you would like to schedule an interview, please give me a call at your earliest convenience.