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Electrical Engineer CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 3 Feb 2021

Tip: Use the Electrical Engineer CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Eric Fraser

266 Hamilton Road
CA40 9UG
Mob: 079 8577 6784       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am a highly competent and well-organised Electrical Engineer with extensive experience in the development and maintenance of both low and high voltage electrical control systems. Comfortable assessing complex designs, I possess strong design, fault-finding and process improvement skills which have enabled me to successfully convert ideas into working designs which meet the customer requirements. I am an extremely proactive team player with excellent communication skills, and can also work independently and unsupervised.


  • Degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Birmingham University
  • Over four years practical experience working in the sector
  • Qualified in Health and Safety regulations


2010 – 2014BEng Electronic & Electrical EngineeringBirmingham UniversityGrade achieved: [2:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Engineering Material (70%)
  • Engineering Mathematics (69%)
  • Mechanics (68%)
  • Electrical Circuits (68%)
  • Design project (60%)

2009 – 2010
Results: Mathematics: A Design Technology: A Business: B
A LevelsBirmingham College
2000 – 2009
Results: 11 GCSEs at Grades A*- C, including Maths and English.
GCSEsBirmingham Academy

Work experience

Sept 2013 – PresentElectrical Engineer         Green Electricals

Main duties performed:

  • Designing electrical systems and products
  • Using AutoCAD software to create or modify existing product drawings
  • Creating and producing engineering documentation
  • Interpreting designs and technical blueprints
  • Producing technical drawings, prototype systems and circuit models
  • Installing, servicing, repairing and maintaining electrical systems across domestic, commercial and industrial sites
  • Dismantling, replacing, cleaning and refurbishing parts of existing systems
  • Participating in meetings with clients, senior management and fellow engineers
  • Holding design reviews from conceptual design through to final design
  • Conducting feasibility studies
  • Performing fire alarm testing, AC unit maintenance, lighting checks, fire extinguishers servicing, emergency callouts, and other general maintenance duties in and around the properties
  • Travelling between various locations to meet clients, carry out property checks, assist other engineers, deliver products or spare parts and performing maintenance jobs
  • Performing safety checks on plugs, sockets, extensions and cables
  • Liaising with various professionals from both internal and external teams
  • Adhering to the UK electrical standards and health and safety regulation

Feb 2011 – Sept 2013Quality Manager           C&S Electronics

Main duties performed:

  • Designing company standards and carried out quality testing
  • Specifying Health and Safety requirements in the workplace
  • Ensuring that all projects complied with electrical safety standards in the UK
  • Analysing performance and efficiency to develop more economical strategies and procedures
  • Communicating quality standards to employees across all departments
  • Collating market data to analyse competitiveness and ensure optimal output


  • Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace – CPD
  • Requirements for Electrical Installations Certificate – City & Guilds


  • Excellent problem-solving skills; with the ability to identify design flaws and generate viable solutions
  • Strong IT skills; demonstrated in familiarity with a range of specialist engineering and design software
  • Excellent management; ensuring projects come in on budget and run according to schedule
  • Good planning and design skills; reflected in technical drawing ability and detailed computer generated blueprints
  • Advanced communication skills; reflected in an ability to explain complex design systems to colleagues and liaise effectively with a range of departments
  • Extremely thorough; applying an in-depth knowledge of health and safety law to ensure projects are completed to the very highest standard

Hobbies and interests

Outside of work, I have a keen interest in technology, and I enjoy attending and contributing to a range of technology expositions every year; sharing my technical expertise and ideas. Additionally, I enjoy spending the rest of my free time with my family and friends.


Mr Frank Hudson
Manager, Green Electricals
Address: 7 William Rd, Chester, CH28 1KT
Tel: 0755 6579 7855
Email: [email protected]
Mrs Katy Hunter
Senior Engineer, C&S Electronics
Address: 2 Clock St, Leeds, LU1 3HF
Tel: 0660 3457 7685
Email: [email protected]

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  • Technical abilities: The job of an Electrical Engineer is very technical and requires one to have specialist skills and abilities to do the job successfully. Your CV should, therefore, focus mostly on your technical skills and experiences such as servicing, replacing and installing electronic systems and being extremely passionate about technology. Your examples may come from your studies, employment, voluntary jobs or even your favourite hobbies.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £20.000 – £45.000
    Degree or Relevant Work Experience
    38+ hours per week


  • Communication Skills
    Excellent communication skills to interact with customers / clients / suppliers
  • Computing Skills
    Having excellent knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office and design software
  • Practical Skills
    Ability to use tools and equipment in a challenging environment
  • Observation Skills
    Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy in a given task
  • Technical Knowledge
    Possessing sound and specialist knowledge of electrics and electronic systems
  • Precision
    Being able to identify and specify measurements with precision and working with them accordingly

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