Facilities Engineer

Facilities Engineer Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Facilities Engineer job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • SolidWorks
  • MS Office Suite
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  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Workspace
  • SketchUp
  • Operating systems (Windows, MacOS)
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Resume Skills: Building codes & Standards

Resume Skills: Engineering Areas

Resume Skills: Technical

Resume Skills: Project Management

Resume Skills: Simulation & Modelling

Resume Skills: Codes & Standards

Resume Skills: Facility Management Tools

Resume Skills: Mechanical engineering

Resume Skills: Languages

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Your Name
Facilities Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Facilities Engineer
Led FM and MEP operations in large-scale facilities, reducing operational costs by 10%.
Managed preventive maintenance, ensuring 99% uptime in HVAC installations.
Identified critical systems and developed robust maintenance strategies, improving systems reliability by 15%.
Streamlined contract management procedures to fast-track facility-related projects.
Employed strategic procurement, leading to a 20% reduction in equipment procurement costs.
Ford Motor Company April 2015 - December 2019
Facilities Engineer
Utilized advanced CAFM solutions to improve facility workflow, reducing maintenance time by 25%.
Designed and implemented cost-effective building maintenance strategies, resulting in a 15% savings.
Assisted in the planning of facility-related projects, ensuring completion within budget and time constraints.
Resume Worded Institute June 2015
Master of Engineering in Facility Management
Specialised in Comprehensive Facilities Management and Environmental Systems Management
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Minors in Environmental Engineering
Awards: Dean's List 2011-2013 (Top 10%)
Facility Management Tools: Autodesk AutoCAD, Maximo, QuickPen, ESCA MicroGraphics, Facility Management Software (FMS)
Mechanical engineering: CAM/CAD, HVAC Systems, Thermodynamics, Statics and Mechanics of Materials, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics
Software proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, Google Workspace, SketchUp, Operating systems (Windows, MacOS)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Facility Manager (IFMA, 2020), Safety Management Certification (ASSE, 2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Facility Management Association (Board Member and Chair, 2016-2020)
Projects: Lead a team to upgrade the HVAC system of Ford Manufacturing Facility in 2018, improving energy efficiency by 30%
Your Name
Building Services Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com February 2021 - Present
Lead Building Services Engineer
Developed comprehensive facility operation strategies, increasing efficiency by 18%.
Implemented enhanced preventive maintenance plans to optimize HVAC equipment lifespan.
Oversaw procurement activities and managed contracts, ensuring cost-effective operations.
Utilized AutoCAD to design and outline facility updates and improvements.
Implemented building management systems, resulting in a 20% energy saving.
Tesla August 2016 - January 2021
Building Services Engineer
Increased building services efficiency by 15% through engineering and mechanical optimizations.
Administered regular maintenance checks, ensuring 100% availability of critical systems.
Used project engineering principles for executing building-related projects within budget.
Resume Worded Institute March 2021
Certification in Building Systems Design
Certification attained while working full-time at Coached.com
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master's of Engineering - Building Services Engineering
GPA: 3.8/4.0, Thesis: 'Innovative Energy Conservation Methods in Building Services'
Software: AutoCAD, Revit, SolidWorks, MATLAB, MS Office Suite, Project Management Software (Primavera P6, Microsoft Project)
Building codes & Standards: ASHRAE, AABC, NFPA, Energy Star Program, LEED Certification Standards
Engineering Areas: HVAC Design, Electrical System Design, Plumbing Design, Fire Protection System Design, Energy System Design, Sustainability and Energy Efficiency
Certifications: LEED Green Associate Certification, Energy Management Professional (EMP) Certification
Volunteering: Pro Bono Engineering: Designed HVAC systems for local non-profit community center
Awards: Tesla Employee of the Year 2018, ASHRAE Technology Award 2020
Your Name
Mechanical Facilities Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Amazon March 2018 - Present
Mechanical Facilities Engineer
Supervised the installation, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems in facilities, boosting productivity by 12%.
Applied project management principles to deliver facility projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Managed procurement activities to ensure supply quality and budget compliance.
Performed intensive preventive maintenance, reducing breakdown occurrence by 18%.
Developed maintenance management systems, ensuring seamless facilities engineering operations.
ExxonMobil January 2015 - February 2018
Facilities Engineer
Enhanced building maintenance efforts, resulting in a 20% decrease in repair costs.
Ensured the smooth running of facilities operations through efficient management.
Optimized building services through continuous improvement measures and strict adherence to industry best practices.
Resume Worded University December 2014
Masters in Mechanical Engineering
Recipient of the Academic Excellence Award
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering
Major: Facilities Engineering
Winner: Annual University-wide Innovation Challenge
Technical Skills: Autodesk AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Pro/ENGINEER, MATLAB, Microsoft Office Suite, HVAC systems
Project Management: Lean & Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S methodology, Risk Management
Simulation & Modelling: Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Mechanism Design, Product Lifecycle Management
Codes & Standards: ASME, ISO 9001, EPA regulations, OSHA safety standards
Certifications: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP)
Publications: Co-author of 'Innovations in Facilities Engineering' in Journal of Mechanical Engineering
Professional Memberships: Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Conferences & Workshops: Participated in the National Facilities Management & Technology Conference, 2017
Your Name
Facilities Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Senior Facilities Technician
Oversaw installation of new HVAC systems in 5 company buildings, resulting in a 30% energy saving and cost reduction.
Implemented a new preventive maintenance program which reduced unscheduled equipment downtime by 50%.
Created a comprehensive facilities safety protocol, reducing incidents by 65%.
Streamlined vendor management process, leading to a 20% reduction in operational costs.
Conducted weekly walkthroughs of facilities to identify and deal with over 100+ potential hazards.
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Senior Facilities Technician
Streamlined maintenance management, reducing downtime by 25% through implementation of comprehensive preventive maintenance plan.
Increased facilities operations efficiency by 15% by prioritizing HVAC controls and electrical troubleshooting tasks based on urgency and impact.
Significantly improved building cleanliness standards by collaborating with custodial team on preventive maintenance routines.
Led project to overhaul lighting system, resulting in reduced energy consumption by 20%.
Successfully implemented a new inventory management system for maintenance and repair tools, shortening retrieval times by 30%.
Coached.com November 2019 - December 2021
Facilities Technician II
Implemented a new inventory management system, resulting in a 40% decrease in unnecessary expenditures.
Led a team of 5 junior technicians, achieving 90% job completion within given deadlines.
Revised and improved system blueprints, reducing maintenance time by 35%.
Coached.com June 2018 - December 2021
Facilities Technician
Reduced overall maintenance costs by 10% through rigorous facility management and use of cost-effective repair methods.
Increased employee safety by leading comprehensive inspections, identifying and rectifying potential hazards in electrical wiring and plumbing systems.
Streamlined facility operations by creating effective routine building maintenance plan.
Amazon January 2017 - October 2019
Facilities Technician I
Maintained 100% uptime for critical systems such as HVAC and electricity.
Enhanced space optimization leading to a 20% more efficient use of facilities.
Inspected, tested, and adjusted building systems reducing repair costs by 25%.
Resume Worded Institute December 2021
Certified Facilities Manager (CFM)
Specialized modules in Project Management and Sustainability
Resume Worded University May 2018
Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical
Electives in Building Systems and Automation
Academic Honors: Dean's list 2017
Building Systems: HVAC, Electrical Systems, Plumbing, Security Systems, Fire Suppression Systems
Software & Tools: Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Building Management Systems (BMS), Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced), SAP, AutoDesk AutoCAD (Proficient)
Safety Practices: OSHA regulations, Fire and Safety Compliance, Hazard Assessment, Emergency Response Planning
Maintenance & Repairs: Preventative Maintenance, Corrective Maintenance, Building Inspections, Equipment Repairs
Certifications: OSHA 10-Hour General Industry (2022), Certified Energy Manager (CEM- ACORE)
Professional Affiliations: Member, International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
Volunteering: Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity (Assisted in construction and rehabilitation of homes)
Training: Advanced Training in HVAC Systems (Carrier), Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E)
Your Name
Facilities Maintenance Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Jones Lang LaSalle September 2020 - Present
Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
Boosted team productivity by 15% by introducing continuous improvement initiatives in maintenance management.
Minimized HVAC repair costs by 20% through implementation of innovative HVAC controls.
Cut facility operation expenses by 10% through rigorous preventive maintenance and ensuring efficient use of resources.
Provided mentorship and training to junior technicians, boosting overall team efficiency by 20%.
Reduced accident rates by 30% through rigorous facility inspections and instigating safety protocols.
CBRE Group February 2016 - August 2020
Facilities Maintenance Technician
Decreased equipment downtime by 25% by implementing a rigorous maintenance plan.
Improved facility infrastructure by undertaking major construction and renovation projects.
Expanded facility's preventive maintenance program to include mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems.
Resume Worded Institute September 2020
Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT)
Key areas: Maintenance Practices, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, Troubleshooting
Resume Worded University December 2015
Bachelor of Technology - Mechanical Engineering
Relevant modules: Statics & Strength of Materials, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics
Awards: Deans List 2013 & 2014 (Top 10%)
Maintenance Skills: Predictive/Preventive Maintenance, Troubleshooting, System Repair, Equipment Inspections, Safety Protocols, Compliance Standards
Technical Skills: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Building Management Systems (BMS), MATLAB, SolidWorks
Operational Skills: Inventory Management, Workflow Scheduling, Project Management, Vendor Management, Budgeting, Resource Allocation
Certifications: OSHA 10 General Industry Safety and Health Certification (2021), HVAC Certification from Resume Worded Institute (2020)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer at Engineers Without Borders (Water Projects Team Lead, 2019-2020)
Projects: Developed a predictive model for maintenance scheduling at XYZ company which resulted in increased productivity by 15%
Your Name
Building Maintenance Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com March 2022 - Present
Building Maintenance Manager
Increased efficiency of facility operations by 20% by streamlining maintenance & repair logs.
Overhauled building's HVAC system leading to 30% reduction in energy consumption.
Increased building safety by overhauling outdated electrical wiring and plumbing systems.
Initiated a comprehensive preventive maintenance system resulting in reduction of repair costs by 15%.
Successfully managed construction projects leading to an expansion of facility space by 20%.
Resume Worded April 2016 - February 2022
Building Maintenance Technician
Implemented a streamlined facility management plan which improved operation efficiency by 10%.
Effectively managed maintenance and repair tasks, resulting in a substantial decrease in building repair costs.
Revamped building maintenance strategies to improve building safety, resulting in a 20% reduction in accident rates.
Technical Toolbox: Electrical Systems, Plumbing, HVAC, Carpentry, Painting, Masonry, Landscape Maintenance
Systems Knowledge: Computer-aided design (CAD), Building Management Systems (BMS), Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Safety: Lockout-Tagout (LOTO), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), OSHA Standards, Fire Safety, First Aid/CPR
Quality Standards: ISO 9001, Six Sigma, Quality Assurance/Control, Inspection, Testing
Certifications: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician, HVAC Systems Certification
Projects & Achievements: Implemented a proactive preventive maintenance program, reducing building repair costs by 20%
Training: Advanced Course in Building Automation Systems
Volunteering: Lead volunteer for Habitat for Humanity building projects
Your Name
Maintenance Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded February 2022 - Present
Lead Maintenance Technician
Saved $20K in annual overheads by developing a Lean maintenance process reducing waste and inefficiencies by 35%.
Redesigned in-house repair schedule, decreasing associated costs by 40%.
Initiated and led monthly training for a team of 9 technicians, leading to a 10% increase in team productivity.
Improved equipment reliability by 50% with the introduction of an effective preventive maintenance program.
Reduced breakdowns by 30% with the implementation of a stringent equipment check system.
Coached.com March 2019 - January 2022
Maintenance Technician III
Achieved 100% completion of assigned work orders within predefined timelines.
Managed 20% increase in facility size without increase in costs.
Boosted equipment longevity by 25% through a dedicated, routine preventive servicing schedule.
Cisco January 2016 - February 2019
Maintenance Technician II
Reduced overall building repair costs by 15% through strategic maintenance and repair efforts.
Generated a 10% decrease in energy use through meticulous care and monitoring of major facility systems.
Enhanced preventive maintenance procedures, reducing breakdowns by 20%.
Your Name
Building Maintenance Engineer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded April 2022 - Present
Senior Building Maintenance Engineer
Managed a framework for emergency response and preparedness, reducing incident response time by 30%.
Spearheaded a team to integrate a new building management system, improving overall functionality by 25%.
Oversaw compliance from 15+ vendors, ensuring adherence to company standards and safety protocols.
Reduced maintenance costs by 20% through the implementation of efficient preventative measures.
Streamlined facilities' project processes, cutting administrative expenses by 15%.
Coached.com June 2020 - March 2022
Building Maintenance Engineer II
Supervised the maintenance of HVAC system, reducing system breakdown by 20%.
Led internal team of 8 in facility maintenance projects, ensuring 100% completion within budget.
Increased equipment lifespan by 30% through implementation of specialized maintenance procedures.
Lockheed Martin July 2017 - May 2020
Building Maintenance Engineer I
Led cost-saving efforts leading to a 15% decrease in annual facilities budget.
Helped achieved 95% in timely resolution of facility-related issues.
Managed and supervised daily facility operations, maintaining 100% compliance with safety and fire regulations.
Your Name
Facility Maintenance Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded March 2022 - Present
Senior Facility Maintenance Technician
Developed an effective equipment tracking system that reduced losses by 80%.
Launched a new facilities management software, improving work order efficiency by 30%.
Directly responsible for seamless operation of 20+ major building systems.
Improved site logistics for materials, reducing delivery times by 25%.
Perform weekly inspections, identifying and rectifying potential issues, reducing overall repair costs by 20%.
Coached.com August 2019 - February 2022
Facility Maintenance Technician II
Managed the acquisition and installation of new equipment, enhancing facility productivity by 25%.
Regularly performed routine maintenance tasks, reducing system downtime by 30%.
Improve efficiency of repair reporting procedure which led to a 25% faster turnaround time.
Boeing May 2016 - July 2019
Facility Maintenance Technician I
Ensured 100% adherence to safety and health regulations.
Reduced maintenance expenses by 15% through effective inventory management.
Led a small team to conduct routine inspections, resulting in a 15% decrease in unplanned equipment breakdowns.
Your Name
Facility Operations Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded May 2022 - Present
Senior Facility Operations Specialist
Managed facility expansions saving projected 20% on capital expenditures.
Successfully maintained and managed a $1.5M operations budget while achieving all performance targets.
Achieved a 30% saving in energy costs through effective system optimization.
Reduced inspection discrepancies by 20% by training and supervising 8 team members.
Implemented a predictive maintenance system, increasing uptime by 25%.
Coached.com June 2020 - April 2022
Facility Operations Specialist II
Responsible for quality maintenance of 10 facilities, ensuring 100% adherence to regulatory standards.
Reduced costs by 15 % by negotiating with vendors and suppliers for better rates.
Successfully reduced facility energy usage by 20% per year through implementation of energy conservation initiatives.
Raytheon July 2017 - May 2020
Facility Operations Specialist I
Efficiently balanced a $1M facilities budget.
Reduced annual repair costs by 10% through efficient management and operations.
Collaborated on facility buildout projects, achieving 100% completion in all phases within allotted time and budget.

How do I add skills to a Facilities Engineer resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Facilities Engineer posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like HVAC, Facilities Operations and Engineering are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Preventive Maintenance and Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP).

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Facilities Engineering, Facility Management (FM) and Contract Management - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Project Management, Maintenance Management and Manufacturing - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Highlight any software engineering or development experience.

Programming and software development are common skill sets for Facilities Engineer roles, so try to highlight related accomplishments in your summary, work experience or skills sections.

Show operational experience.

Recruiters are going to want to see real operational experience for most Facilities Engineer roles, so emphasize any experience you have improving operations of a company and general operational efficiency.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Facilities Engineer, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

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The most common skills and keywords we found on Facilities Engineer resumes and job postings were Facility Management (FM), HVAC, Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP), Facilities Engineering, Facilities Operations, Preventive Maintenance and Contract Management.

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