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62 Victoria Parade East Melbourne, VIC 3002
Mob: 0444 144 444
XYZ Pty Ltd
Attn: Mr Joe Smith
Project and Construction Manager
RE: Mechanical Project Engineer
I am writing to apply for the above mentioned position in your (client’s) highly reputable engineering firm.
I am confident that I have the necessary qualification, skills and experience that is required to successfully fill this position. As such, I have enclosed a resume outlining my educational and professional background for your consideration.
Holding a degree in Mechanical Engineering, in addition to a Masters Degree in Energy System (Process Integration) Engineering, I offer over 6 years experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.
As a Mechanical Engineer in the XYZ Development project, I reviewed design documents and coordinated engineering and construction activities in this multi-disciplinary project. As such, I have acquired a significant amount of knowledge and expertise in processes, plant equipments, technical drawings and material selection.
In 2008 at Petroleum Engineering & Development Company I played a key role in successfully completing the XYZ gas field development project which is testament to my experience in site supervision, factory inspection and project implementation.
In addition to my technical expertise, I offer a wealth of personal skills including:
Innovative problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Team building and team leadership qualities
Superior negotiation and presentation skills
Sound financial management and project management capacity
Flexibility and adaptability – willing to travel
I am confident that I can make an immediate and valuable contribution to XYZ Pty Ltd, I would welcome an opportunity to meet and discuss with you my suitability for this position at a mutually convenient time.