A Field Engineer will spend the bulk of his/her time on the road traveling to see customers/clients and to install, repair and provide advice on the area that they are experienced in.
You will need to be as highly qualified as you can be in your chosen career but also you will need excellent communication skills, a good head for planning and be prepared to work long hours and travel long distances in some instances to reach your customers or clients.
If you are looking for a CV example when you are ready to update your CV, please see the below example that you can use as a guide:
Field Engineer CV Example
I am a highly motivated engineer that enjoys my chosen career. I have excellent communication skills and like to keep up to date on my products in whatever way I can.
I am hardworking, able to manage my time effectively and able to prioritise my calls according to the needs of the client/customer. I am very strict in health and safety and like to ensure that I always follow company procedures and guidelines in accordance with each job.
I am able to assess each site and do risk assessments related to the products that are being installed or repaired. I like to do my work thoroughly and ensure that my customers are left satisfied with their work.
Date to Date or To Date – Field Engineer – Where?
In my role as Field Engineer, it is my responsibility to ensure that I get through my calls to clients/customers each day and fix or install their products as required. My responsibilities include:
Visiting sites and assessing the installation or repair requirements
Risk assessments and health and safety
Ordering products and parts
Discussing solutions and potential problems with customers in a non technical manner
Maintaining accurate records
Writing reports and providing a plan for installations.
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications – any Engineering courses/qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel??? Do you use any specific programs or in house programs that would be relevant to this role.
Any other training courses or relevant qualifications to a job that you are looking for? Any specialised training.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.