Dear Ms. Honore,
I am applying for the Cost Engineer position with Bartech Group and I am confident that my education, experience and skills qualify me for this job.
I have included my resume with a complete look at my credentials but here is a brief look at what I have to offer your company if hired. I have a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and five years of experience working in this industry as a cost estimator. In addition, I recently received the Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst certification.
My experience includes reading blueprints and doing extensive computer work involving the use of software programs specifically designed for this profession. I have outstanding research abilities and the critical thinking skills needed to determine the amount of time, materials, labor and equipment needed to produce a particular item.
I have the experience and training to determine the cost of creating specific products based on the data I collect. I have the ability to communicate my findings to management in a clear and concise way. I also have excellent organizational skills and a keen eye for detail.
I possess strong analytical skills with the ability to make good sound decisions even when working in a stressful environment and meeting tight deadlines. I am resourceful and I use my time wisely, which gives me the ability to work on multi-projects at once. I also have great interpersonal skills and I always have a positive, friendly attitude.
You can reach me for an interview by calling (555)-555-5555 and I look forward to speaking with you in person to discuss this position.