This resume sample for a maintenance mechanic uses the functional format to highlight the job seeker’s skills, making it easy for the reader to see all of the ways he would be great at the job he wants. Let’s take a deeper look at why this resume works!
About this Resume Sample
Peter (not his real name) has held jobs as a maintenance mechanic and as a welder. Although he wants to focus on being a maintenance mechanic, he doesn’t want to hide the skills or experience he has had as a welder, since it could also be handy to a future boss. Using the functional format allows him to create a section called Welding, and to list his work in this field where the reader can quickly see it. What else does Peter do to paint a strong picture of his future job?
- He keeps his Job Objective and Highlights section short and sweet. He wants the reader to get to his Professional Experience section quickly!
- In the Highlights section, Peter tells us that he is able to lead and oversee crews, as well as doing the work himself.
- Peter has chosen three skill areas to use in the Professional Experience section that provide a clear and fitting way to guide the reader through his skills and achievements.
- He goes into detail about the machines he has maintained and repaired, including brand names that he feels will be well-known names in this field.
- In the Work History section, Peter lists his job title first, and uses bold type to highlight the fact that he has held these positions throughout his career.
- He lists his A.S. degree to show that he has continued to learn past high school, and has an aptitude for all things technical.
- Notice that Peter has chosen not to include his street address, but to list only his phone number and email as the best ways to reach him. This has become more common practice in today’s world of job search.
See what else Peter’s resume can tell you!
Peter’s Resume Sample for a Maintenance Mechanic Job
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