If you are looking for a new role as an Engineer then before attempting to write your cover letter that goes with any application you need to have your career history to date up to date so that you can refer to this in your letter to a potential new employer.
A new employer will be looking at what skills and experience you have and what you can bring to their role and their company. Look at your transferable skills in terms of sector experience, equipment that you have worked with and any relevant qualifications that you think will be important to their company in terms of engineering.
If you are looking for some help in writing a covering letter, please see the below example letter which you can use as a guide.
Engineer Cover Letter Example
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Engineer
I would like to apply for the role of Engineer which you have been advertising in (which publication and when).
I graduated from (University – what name, where and when) in (what subject, grade etc) and since then I have been working for (name of company).
I enjoy the challenge of working in engineering and I am a very hands on person who likes to be able to concentrate on the work that I am doing. I am used to working with (list of some equipment, roles, projects etc).
I am hardworking and keen to continue my career in Engineering. I feel that I have a lot of skills that
I could bring to (company name) and I am ready for a fresh challenge.
Please find enclosed my up to date CV, should you have any questions about my skills, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.