Example of a single-session,
single-page CV prepared
by Chris Eilers




Name: [Name withheld in online CV]
Address: [Address withheld], New Zealand
Mobile: +64 [Number withheld]
Home phone: +64 [Number withheld]
Home fax: +64 [Number withheld]
Date of birth: [Date withheld]
Marital status: Married with 3 children
Health: Excellent
Interests: Squash, mountain biking, bush walking, home renovation and building


1988–99 Fitter Welder, Solid Energy NZ Ltd (formerly CoalCorp), Stockton, NZ
- Installing and maintaining coal sampling, crushing and feeding machinery; fabricating coal hoppers; repairing aerial tubs and ropeways
- As only trade-certified member of workshop team, was frequently allocated responsibility for troubleshooting, designing and building equipment frames, conveyor systems and coal cleaning machinery
1987–88 Aluminium Joiner, Graham Aldridge Ltd, Westport, NZ
- Fabricating customised windows, ranch sliders and conservatories to drawings
1983–87 Owner-Operator, [Name withheld] Gates and Furniture, Christchurch, NZ
- Designing, manufacturing and selling wrought iron gates and garden furniture
1981–83 Sole Charge Warehouse / Sales Counter, Mesco Welding Ltd, Christchurch, NZ
- Ordering, despatching, selling and stock control of welding equipment and consumables
1976–81 Store Supervisor, Ernest Hayes NZ Ltd, Christchurch, NZ
- Stock control and despatch of farm equipment and accessories; supervising 4–6 staff
1974–76 Shepherd / Farm Hand, Canterbury, NZ


1995 Advanced Trade Certificate in Fitting and Welding (Section A)
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
1989–99 Professional development seminars/workshops
- Maintenance and Repair Welding (Eutectic & Castolin), Applied Pneumatics (McEwans Machinery Ltd), Hydraulics (Manukau Institute of Technology), Industrial and Mobile Hydraulic Components and Systems (Vickers Systems Ltd), Introduction to Computing (Buller High School)
- Advanced and Basic Safe Slinging and Crane Safety Theoretical and Practical (Power Crane Association of New Zealand Inc), Basic Forklift Operators Refresher Course (Central Forklift Driver Training School), Advanced Driving Competence (Land Transport Safety)
- Elementary Ambulance Aid (National Ambulance Officer Training School), Comprehensive First Aid Certificate (Red Cross), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Coast Health Care Ltd)
- Firefighter Phase 1, Breathing Apparatus, Pump Operation, Accident Rescue, Standard Tests and Maintenance, Fire Cause Determination (New Zealand Fire Service)


[Ph.# withheld] [Name withheld], Mine Manager, Solid Energy NZ Ltd (formerly CoalCorp), Stockton, NZ
[Ph.# withheld] [Withheld], Owner-Manager, Ascot Motor Lodge (former Workshop Supervisor, CoalCorp)