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Resumes for Skilled Trades Careers

Keywords And Keywords Phrases For Skilled Trades Resumes

Keywords and keyword phrases are a critical component of every successful job seeker's resume. By using just one or two words, you're able to communicate a wealth of information about your skills, qualifications, and experience. What's more, keywords are the basis for resume-scanning technology and are therefore critical to any job seeker's campaign in today's electronic-based job search market. For more information on keywords, refer back to pages __ to __ in Chapter 1.

Following are the top 20 keywords for careers in the skilled trades, some of which may reflect your skills and some of which may not be appropriate for you at this time. Use these words as the foundation for developing your own list of keywords on the Professional Keyword List form in Appendix B.

Blueprints & Drawings

Contract Administration

Crew Supervision

Customer Relations

Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC

Fault Isolation & Analysis

Maintenance & Repair

Material Management

Preventative Maintenance

Project Management

Project Scheduling & Documentation

Project Specifications

Regulatory Compliance

Residential & Commercial Projects

Scope-of-Work Documents

Security Systems Installation

Testing & Troubleshooting

Tools & Equipment Control

Training & Apprenticeships

Work Site Safety

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