When you are preparing a resume for Trades Assistant position, try to think like an employer. What does an employer need from an employee? Product or service knowledge is an agreed – but there are other things that employers seek; skills, qualifications and experience are just three of these things. You might want to put in any awards or commendations that you have received and writing your accomplishments will also give the employer something to think about.

Look at the following example in addition to this Trades Assistant Cover Letter which will give you a better idea.

Trade Assistant Resume Example

Edward Hall
902 Musgrave Road – Brisbane, QLD 9981
Contact #, Email

To obtain a position of Trades Assistant with Hastings Deering that will make the most of my communication skills in addition to my ability to manage and operate equipment.

• Three years of experience working as a Trade Assistant for Westrack
• Highly skilled in assisting trades people by positioning and holding metal stock or other products to enable them to carry out work
• Hands on experience in carrying out assembly and dismantling operations
• In depth knowledge of operating grinders and jack hammers
• Demonstrated ability to read drawings
• Able to operate forklift and pallet jack

• Commended by Employee of the Year Award for my ability to consistently assist more than one worker without compromising quality of work

July 2009 – Present
Westrack – Brisbane, QLD
Trade Assistant
• Assist workers to carry out their work by handing them tools and equipment
• Collect tools and equipment from tool store and return the same after cleaning and polishing
• Deliver and receive goods
• Clean and prepare work surfaces
• Operate grinders and jack hammers for workers

High School Diploma – 2008

• Mechanical aptitude
• Organized approach to work
• Demonstrated ability as a team player
• Strong work ethics
• Good verbal and written communication skills