HVAC Engineer Resume Sample

Updated on: September 5, 2015

Writing an HVAC Engineer resume “with a future” is particularly hard if you do not know what hiring managers are looking for. When a hiring manager looks through your resume, he wants to see just three things:

1. Ease of resume design so that it can be read it properly
2. Parity between the company’s requirements and the candidate’s qualifications
3. Length – which should not go past a couple of pages

If you look closely, you will see that point 2 is the only one that pertains to the actual resume content. But this encompasses the resume as a whole. If you are qualified for a position, it will show in every section of your resume. And that is what a hiring manager wants to see.

Let us look at an example for a resume for an HVAC engineer to see how this can be done:


HVAC Engineer Resume Sample


Gregory Peck

3019 Greenbriar Road ● Mount Washington, KY 45223
(000) 045-2676 ● [email protected]

 HVAC Engineer

Performance Profile: 12+ years’ track record of designing, installing, maintaining and repairing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and cooling systems in residential, industrial, institutional and commercial buildings. Documented success in designing HVAC systems by adhering to strict instructions through various stages, including designing, fabricating and testing. Technically expert aimed at supporting the design, manufacturing, testing and troubleshooting HVAC systems.

• Adept at carrying out research and development efforts by effectively comprehending HVAC advances that will match emerging technologies
• Familiar with specification sheet metal layouts and fabrication approaches


– System design – Troubleshooting – Project requirements
– Budget standards – Planning – Standards identification
– Costing – HVAC instrumentation – Fault diagnosis
– Design direction – Field surveys – Integration

• Integrated a complex HVAC system into an already constructed commercial building
• Created a series of field surveys which reduced system assessment time by 50%
• Reduced per component cost by 60% by creating liaison with a local pats supplier
• Reined in a high performance HVAC project that spanned 13 months and ended up in being rated as the “best designed HVAC system in the state” by the Home Floor magazine


Amec Foster Wheeler, Mount Washington, KY (6/2008 to Present)
HVAC Engineer
• Assessed commercial and residential building plans to determine how to design the HVAC system
• Meet with clients to determine HVAC problems in existing systems and determine how they can be fixed
• Work with HVAC installers and technicians to determine design and implementation of new systems
• Provide consultation to clients regarding how a system needs to be fitted into new buildings
• Oversee the implementation of designed HVAC projects by ensuring that installers and technicians work in harmony with the plan and each other
• Research HVAC advances and ensure that they are incorporated into all new systems
• Ascertain the specifications of sheet metal layouts, components and fabrication approaches
• Monitor the execution of all developmental efforts and ensure that all HVAC installations are managed within given budgets
• Create and maintain liaison with vendors and suppliers of parts and components to ensure timely and cost effective delivery
• Design and implement troubleshooting strategies to handle problems with new and existing HVAC systems

Flagship Facility Services, Mount Washington, KY (1/2003 to 6/2008)
HVAC Technician
• Comprehended building plans to provide suggestions for creating and implementing HVAC systems
• Looked through existing systems to determine how they can be upgraded
• Provided support in communicating system requirements to installers and technicians
• Assisted in handling fabricating and installation work
• Ascertained the availability of needed tools and equipment for each HVAC installation, repair and troubleshooting project

Bachelor of Science HVAC – 2008
College of Engineering Technology
STATE UNIVERSITY, Mount Washington, KY