Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Mechanical Technician 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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  • Engineering
  • AutoCAD
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Welding
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Commissioning
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Inspection
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • Pumps
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Construction
  • Maintenance Management
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Troubleshooting
  • Machining
  • HVAC
  • Petroleum
  • Project Planning
  • Gas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Maintenance
  • Mining
  • Onshore Operations
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Valves
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Hydraulics
  • Petrochemical
  • Gas Turbines
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Resume Skills: Software

  • AutoCAD
  • HVAC Design Software
  • MS Office Suite
  • HVAC Calculation Software
  • Building Automation Systems
  • BMS Systems
  • SolidWorks
  • MATLAB
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
  • CATIA
  • ANSYS Mechanical
  • PTC Creo

Resume Skills: Hardware Knowledge

  • Fan Coils
  • Heat Pumps
  • Rooftop Units
  • Split Systems
  • VRF Systems
  • Chillers
  • Cooling Towers

Resume Skills: Technical

  • System Layouts
  • Load Calculations
  • Equipment Sizing
  • Duct Design and Code Compliance

Resume Skills: Practical

  • Soldering
  • Brazing
  • Electrical and Mechanical Troubleshooting
  • Installing Thermostats and Wiring
  • Ductwork Installation

Resume Skills: Mechanical Maintenance

  • HVAC Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Compressors
  • Conveyors
  • Belt Systems
  • Pumps

Resume Skills: Electrical Maintenance

  • AC/DC Systems
  • Motors
  • Generators
  • Transformers
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Control Systems

Resume Skills: Safety & Compliance

  • OSHA Safety Standards
  • EPA Regulations
  • Fire & Electrical Safety
  • Hazardous Materials Handling

Resume Skills: Testing & Diagnostic tools

  • Micrometers
  • Gauges
  • Marcators
  • Verniers
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Multimeters
  • Spectrum Analyzer

Resume Skills: Repair & Maintenance

  • Engine repair
  • Suspension maintenance
  • Brake systems
  • HVAC systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Transmission systems

Resume Skills: Other Technical

  • Material selection
  • Mechanical inspection
  • Quality Assurance (ISO 9001)
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Process Improvement
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Sample Mechanical Technician Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

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Your Name
Mechanical Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Senior Mechanical Technician
Optimized production processes using SOLIDWORKS to minimize downtime by 20% and increase overall efficiency
Led a team that implemented preventive maintenance procedures, shortening equipment downtime by 30%
Headed the commissioning of an automated assembly line, reducing manpower requirement by 25% and improving production rate by 40%
Ford Motors November 2014 - March 2019
Mechanical Technician
Reengineered 10+ manufacturing processes resulting in a 15% increase in output and 10% in cost savings
Performed thorough, detailed inspections of automotive systems to identify and resolve complex mechanical issues
Constructed 3D modeling designs using AutoCAD, reducing design process duration by 10%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute April 2019
Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP)
Certified by the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP)
Resume Worded University October 2014
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Specialized in Automotive Engineering
Recipient, Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Award (Top 10%)
SKILLS
Mechanical Software: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, CATIA, MATLAB, ANSYS Mechanical, PTC Creo
Testing & Diagnostic tools: Micrometers, Gauges, Marcators, Verniers, Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, Spectrum Analyzer
Repair & Maintenance: Engine repair, Suspension maintenance, Brake systems, HVAC systems, Electrical systems, Transmission systems
Other Technical Skills: Material selection, Mechanical inspection, Quality Assurance (ISO 9001), Lean Manufacturing, Process Improvement
OTHER
Certifications: Advanced Level Mechanic Certification from Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) (2015)
Leadership & Volunteering: Captain, Resume Worded Annual Car Racing Event (2014-2018). Guided the team to win 2 championships
Professional Affiliations: Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Projects: Initiated a project on redesigning Ford's transmission system resulting in a 15% efficiency improvement
Your Name
Plant Maintenance Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com October 2018 - Present
Lead Plant Maintenance Technician
Pioneered the utilization of AutoCAD for the design and layout of plant facility, increasing production flow by 15%
Managed and trained 10 technicians in the Maintenance & Repair team, enhancing overall productivity by 35%
Directed the preventive maintenance program, which increased machine lifespan and decreased breakdowns by 45%
General Electric May 2013 - September 2018
Plant Maintenance Technician
Facilitated a major overhaul project servicing over 200 pieces of machinery, decreasing equipment failure rate by 20%
Improved plant efficiency by 10% through troubleshooting and repairing mechanical systems
Carried out welding and metal fabrication tasks, reducing repair costs by 15%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute June 2018
Certificate in Advanced Industrial & Plant Maintenance
Concentration in Electrical System Troubleshooting
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Systems
Specialization in HVAC and Refrigeration Systems
Recipient of the Star Mechanical Technician Award for academic and practical excellence
SKILLS
Mechanical Maintenance: HVAC Systems, Plumbing Systems, Compressors, Conveyors, Belt Systems, Pumps
Electrical Maintenance: AC/DC Systems, Motors, Generators, Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Control Systems
Software Proficiency: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MATLAB, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
Safety & Compliance: OSHA Safety Standards, EPA Regulations, Fire & Electrical Safety, Hazardous Materials Handling
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP), Certified Plant Engineer (CPE)
Leadership & Volunteering: Spearheaded the Plant Maintenance Workshop at the Annual Industrial Expo (2019)
Awards: Employee of the Year (2017) - General Electric
Your Name
HVAC Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Senior HVAC Technician
Leveraged technical skills in HVAC to service and maintain heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, reducing downtime by 30%
Managed the installation and commissioning of an energy-efficient HVAC system, reducing energy costs by 20%
Led an inspection team responsible for ensuring the performance of 100+ systems, reducing machine failure by 25% and improving overall service levels
Johnson Controls January 2013 - March 2019
HVAC Technician
Instituted preventive maintenance measures for better performance and durability, which extended HVAC machine life cycle by 40%
Conducted energy audits using industry best practices for 50+ buildings, making energy-efficiency improvements that resulted in 15% energy savings
Expedited project planning and delivery of HVAC installation projects, achieving deadlines 20% faster on average with excellent feedback
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University May 2012
Certified HVAC Technician Program
Intensive hands-on training with practical and theoretical aspects of HVAC systems
Resume Worded Institute June 2011
Associate Degree in HVAC Technology
Emphasis on energy-efficient systems, Learned installation, troubleshooting, and repair processes
SKILLS
Hardware Knowledge: Fan Coils, Heat Pumps, Rooftop Units, Split Systems, VRF Systems, Chillers, Cooling Towers
Technical Skills: System Layouts, Load Calculations, Equipment Sizing, Duct Design and Code Compliance
Software Skills: AutoCAD, HVAC Design Software, MS Office Suite, HVAC Calculation Software, Building Automation Systems, BMS Systems
Practical Skills: Soldering, Brazing, Electrical and Mechanical Troubleshooting, Installing Thermostats and Wiring, Ductwork Installation
OTHER
Certifications: NATE-certified in HVAC Installation and Service, Certified in EPA Type I, II, III Refrigerants
Volunteering: Volunteered for Habitat for Humanity assisting with HVAC installations in community housing projects
Professional Development: Continually updating knowledge on changing technology and equipment in HVAC industry, Active member of Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
Awards and Recognition: Awarded Technician of the Year at Johnson Controls twice for exemplary service and technical expertise
Your Name
Shop Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2019 - Present
Senior Shop Technician
Streamlined maintenance and repair protocols for shop machinery using SOLIDWORKS, reducing downtime by 30%
Spearheaded a team that implemented a new laser cutting procedure, improving precision and increasing production rates by 20%
Designed and fabricated custom metal parts using MIG Welding process, enhancing product durability and customer satisfaction by 40%
Developed comprehensive troubleshooting guides for common machine issues, minimising operational disruptions and saving 15 hours per week
Leveraged MATLAB for complicated calculations, leading to an increase in accuracy of machined parts by 15%
Harley-Davidson, Inc. October 2016 - February 2019
Shop Technician
Conducted thorough inspections of heavy equipment using AutoCAD, preventing major breakdowns
Specialized in advanced 3D Printing technologies, leading to a 10% reduction in part production time
Grew proficiency in different welding techniques, notably TIG Welding, improving welding efficiency by 15%
Coached.com June 2014 - September 2016
Junior Shop Technician
Assisted in troubleshooting of shop floor issues, resulting in a 20% improvement in work efficiency
Gave support in the maintenance and repair of woodwork machinery, enhancing equipment life by 2 years
Contributed to important metal fabrication tasks using Rhino 3D, increasing work precision by 10%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute February 2019
Certificate in Automotive Technology
Specialization in Repair of Harley-Davidson Vehicles
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Emphasis on Automotive Systems
Dean's List 2012-2014 (Top 10%)
SKILLS
Tools: Calipers, Multimeters, Torque Wrenches, Air Tools, Pneumatic Tools, Electrical Diagnostic Instruments
Repair Software: Harley-Davidson Service Information Portal (SIP), Mitchell OnDemand, AutoCAD
Techniques: Diagnostic Testing, Engine Repair, Brake System Repair, Maintenance Inspection, Welding, Assembly and Installation
OTHER
Certifications: ASE Certified Master Technician (2019), Harley-Davidson Certified Technician (2017)
Volunteering: Technical Coach, Youth Summer Robotics Workshop, 2018 - Present
Projects: Design, Restoration and Assembly of Vintage 1960 Harley-Davidson FL
Your Name
Manufacturing Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com April 2018 - Present
Senior Manufacturing Technician
Optimized the forklift operation process, enhancing load capacity by 35% and reducing mishap incidents by 50%
Leveraged AutoCAD for designing and prototyping, accelerating the manufacturing process by 20%
Established new MIG welding procedures, considerably increasing the strength of joining materials and reducing errors by 5%
Introduced a novel machinery troubleshooting approach using MATLAB, increased machine operating time by 18%
Improved the manufacturing process by introducing laser cutting techniques, which resulted in a 15% increase in product finish quality
Caterpillar Inc. January 2016 - March 2018
Manufacturing Technician
Performed extensive heavy equipment checks and preventative maintenance, decreasing the repair costs by 30%
Advanced technical proficiency in TIG welding, enhancing the quality of welds and increasing production rate by 10%
Harnessed the potential of 3D Printing for rapid prototyping, cutting down design validation time by 25%
Resume Worded August 2013 - December 2015
Junior Manufacturing Technician
Supported in mitigating major shop floor production issues, improving the workflow efficiency by 12%
Assisted in extensive Rhino 3D based metal fabrication projects, reducing material wastage by 9%
Participated in maintenance and repair programs for shop machinery, extending machinery life by 3 years
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute May 2017
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Lean Manufacturing and Quality Management training
Resume Worded University July 2013
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Specialization in production and manufacturing process
Awards: Merit Scholarship
SKILLS
Manufacturing: Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, 5S, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping
Technical Skills: AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, SolidWorks, MATLAB, SAP Manufacturing, Oracle Manufacturing
Process Skills: Operations Management, Production Planning, Process Monitoring, Troubleshooting, Safety Management, Maintenance & Repair
Quality Control: Quality Assurance, ISO Auditing, Inspection, Reporting
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Production Technician (2018), Certified Manufacturing Engineer (2016)
Projects: Developed a streamlined production process for Coached.com, reducing waste by 15%
Volunteering: Served as a mentor for the Society of Manufacturing Engineers student chapter at Resume Worded University
Coursework: Completed courses in Quality Management and Production Systems
Your Name
Maintenance Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded June 2019 - Present
Senior Maintenance Technician
Revamped the workshop's maintenance program using SOLIDWORKS, leading to a decrease in equipment failure rate by 25%
Implemented a new forklift operation and maintenance procedure, improving operator safety by 60%
Introduced Adobe Illustrator for creating precise equipment repair blueprints, thereby improving repair accuracy by 10%
Adopted MATLAB for equipment fault diagnosis, saving 10% on annual repair and maintenance costs
Expertly handled repair and maintenance tasks for high precision machining equipment, leading to a 15% increase in machine availability
John Deere January 2017 - May 2019
Maintenance Technician
Harness 3D Printing technologies for rapid prototyping of machine parts, decreasing downtime by 12%
Specialized in MIG Welding, contributing to the durability and efficiency of the shop machinery by 10%
Conducted extensive preventive and regular checks of heavy machinery using AutoCAD, minimizing the breakdown rate by 30%
Coached.com June 2015 - December 2016
Junior Maintenance Technician
Helped in executing troubleshooting strategies for manufacturing equipment, reducing equipment failure rate by 10%
Aided in Laser Cutting operations, leading to a 8% increase in precision of cut parts
Assisted in setting up welding operations, resulting in an improvement in welding quality by 7%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute December 2016
Master's in Electrical Engineering
Specialized coursework: System operation, Troubleshooting, Water and Sewage systems
Resume Worded University May 2015
Bachelor of Technology
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Activities: Member, University Robotics Team
SKILLS
Technical Skills: Electrical systems maintenance, HVAC systems, Plumbing, Welding, Carpentry, Pneumatics systems
Software Proficiency: AutoCAD, MATLAB, Maintenance Connection, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), Facility Management
Safety & Compliance: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO), OHSA regulations, First Aid/CPR (Certified), Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP, 2020), Certified Facility Manager (IFMA, 2019)
Projects: Implemented automated preventative maintenance process, leading to a 30% reduction in system downtime
Volunteering: Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity - Assisting in the repair and maintenance of homes in the local community
Your Name
Industrial Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded January 2021 - Present
Senior Industrial Technician
Significantly improved operational efficiency by 30% by implementing Lean Manufacturing and 5S methodologies.
Led a team to handle commissioning of new projects, boosting project efficiency by 17%.
Successfully restructured the preventive maintenance schedule, reducing equipment downtime by 25%.
Achieved an 8% decrease in energy usage by optimizing plant electrical systems and implementing industrial hygiene practices.
Executed Automation and PLC programming strategies which lead to a 15% uplift in turnaround time.
Coached.com August 2018 - December 2020
Industrial Electrician
Installed, maintained, and repaired automated machinery, leading to 12% reduction in breakdown.
Strengthened company electrical safety compliance, thereby achieving 100% adherence to ISO standards.
Successfully rewired the plant's main power supply unit, leading to improved performance and productivity.
General Electric May 2017 - July 2018
Industrial Technician Intern
Contributed in acquiring technical knowledge of SAP products and increased efficiency by 15%.
Assisted in planning and scheduling projects using Microsoft Project, this aided in keeping the projects on track and increased overall productivity by 10%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute March 2021
Certified Industrial Automation Engineer (CIAE)
Focus on Optimization of Industrial Electronic Systems
Resume Worded University April 2017
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Specialized in Industrial Systems
Awards: Dean's List 2016 (Top 10%), Most Promising Electrical Engineering Award
SKILLS
Industrial Technical Skills: Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Variable Frequency Drives, Motor Control Center, Industrial Sensors, Industrial control systems, Equipment calibration
Industrial Software Tools: MATLAB, AutoCAD, SQL, LabVIEW, C++ (Proficient), Multisim
Electrical Skills: Electrical Troubleshooting, Wiring Diagrams, Circuit analysis, Electricity load calculations, Electrical Safety (Experienced), High Voltage Operations (Certified)
OTHER
Certifications: ISA Certified Automation Professional (CAP), Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP), Six Sigma Green Belt
Leadership & Volunteering: Industrial Technician Volunteer Program (Team Leader), Mentor at Coached.com, Electrician Union Member
Projects: Lead Project on Efficiency Improvement of Industrial Electrical Systems, Co-developed electrical safety manual at General Electric
Your Name
Maintenance Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded May 2019 - Present
Lead Maintenance Technician
Led a team of 15 in the maintenance of automated machinery resulting in reduced downtime by 20%.
Implemented and coordinated a comprehensive preventive maintenance schedule that increased the lifespan of equipment by 30%.
Accomplished a 20% reduction in spare parts cost through the efficient management of inventory.
Adapted PLC Programming, significantly increasing the reliability of equipment by 10%.
Used AutoCAD for design and modifications, resulting in an improved plant layout and increased throughput by 15%.
Coached.com December 2016 - April 2019
Electromechanical Technician
Enhanced machine performance by 25% in 6 months by carrying out precision alignments and balancing.
Implemented Continuous Improvement initiatives that led to a 15% increase in productivity.
Carried out detailed inspections to ensure compliance with ISO standards, effectively improving the inspection success rate to 98.5%.
Boeing June 2015 - November 2016
Maintenance Technician Apprentice
Played a key role in the reduction of project cost by 15% by aiding in the efficient usage of Microsoft Project.
Assisted in the implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance of equipment thereby enhancing performance by 10%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute April 2019
Certification in Advanced Electromechanical Systems
Included comprehensive coursework in PLC/SCADA systems, sensors, and actuators
Resume Worded University May 2015
Bachelor of Science - Industrial Technology
Specialization in Manufacturing Systems
Awarded Maintenance Excellence Scholarship(Awarded to top 5% students)
SKILLS
Technical Skills: PLC Programming (Advanced), AutoCAD (Proficient), Preventive Maintenance (Advanced), HVAC Systems (Proficient), Electronics Troubleshooting (Advanced), Welding (Basic)
Software Expertise: Microsoft Office Suite (Proficient), SAP Maintenance Module (Advanced), SolidWorks (Intermediate), CAD/CAM software (Proficient), Oracle Database (Basic)
Safety Standards: OSHA standards, Fire safety, Hazardous materials, Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures
Electrical/Mechanical Tools: Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Hand and Power Tools
OTHER
Certifications: OSHA 30-Hour Certification, Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician (CMRT)
Projects: Spearheaded plant-wide project implementing preventive maintenance procedures, reducing equipment downtime by 25%.
Volunteering: Volunteered in local community to repair and maintain public facilities like parks and schools.
Awards: Awarded ‘Technician of the Year’ at Coached.com for consistent performance and problem-solving initiatives.
Your Name
Field Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded April 2020 - Present
Senior Field Technician
Managed and trained a team of 10 technicians, improving service delivery by 25%.
Designed and implemented SCADA systems boosting remote operation efficiency by 20%.
Executed over 30 successful equipment commissioning projects, reducing the average project timeline by 30%.
Led a successful upgrade of the plant PLC system, improving equipment efficiency by 20%.
Implemented Microsoft Access in the management of service reports, resulting in a 10% increase in administrative efficiency.
Coached.com October 2017 - March 2020
Instrumentation and Control Technician
Maintained instrumentation equipment, resulting in a 15% reduction in faults.
Assisted in implementation of plant process automation, streamlining operations and increasing efficiency by 20%.
Worked on electrical troubleshooting of control circuits leading to a 10% reduction in downtime.
Siemens June 2016 - September 2017
Field Technician Intern
Assisted in the application of continuous improvement processes leading to a 10% increase in productivity.
Contributed to achieving 98% compliance with ISO standards through diligent follow-ups and checks.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2017
Master of Engineering - Instrumentation and Control Systems
Recipient of the 'Best Graduate Student Award' for demonstrating exceptional practical skills.
Resume Worded University May 2016
Bachelor of Technology - Electronics and Communication
Specialized in Signal Processing and Network Systems
Achieved Dean's list for outstanding academic performances in 2015 and 2016
SKILLS
Technical Skills: Circuit Analysis, Control Systems, Calibration, System Troubleshooting, Instrumentation Maintenance, Process Automation
Software Proficiency: AutoCAD, MATLAB, PLC Programming, SCADA Systems, SolidWorks, PSpice
Standards & Procedures: ISO 9001, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Schematic Interpretation, Safety Procedures, Quality Assurance
Tools & Equipment: Oscilloscopes, Calipers, Power Supplies, Multimeters, Spectrum Analyzers, Screwdrivers
OTHER
Certifications: Certificate in Automation Control - Siemens Certified Professional (2019), Certified Control Systems Technician - International Society of Automation (2017)
Projects: Developed an automated control system for a local manufacturing plant that resulted in overall production increase by 15%.
Awards: Awarded 'Technician of the Year' by Coached.com in 2019 for exceptional performance and commitment to quality
Leadership & Volunteering: Member of Engineers Without Borders and assisted in several infrastructure development projects in developing countries.

How do I add skills to a Mechanical Technician resume?

1
Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Mechanical Technician posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Preventive Maintenance, AutoCAD and Manufacturing are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

2
Add industry skills like Commissioning and Maintenance & Repair.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Welding - into your resume if they're relevant.

3
Add skills into your work experience.

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

4
Use the exact job title.

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

Word Cloud for Mechanical Technician Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Mechanical Technician job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Mechanical Technician Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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What are the top skills you should add to your Mechanical Technician resume?

The most common skills and keywords we found on Mechanical Technician resumes and job postings were Engineering, AutoCAD, Preventive Maintenance, Welding, Maintenance & Repair, Commissioning, Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing.

Skills like Gas, Petroleum, Maintenance Management, Oil & Gas and Inspection also appeared on related job postings.

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