VET Construction Machinery Mechanic (Baumaschinenmechaniker/in EFZ)
What does a VET construction machinery mechanic do?
Are you physically fit, and do you enjoy pitching in? Are you fine with working outside? Do you enjoy looking for suitable solutions to tricky problems? If so, the apprenticeship for VET construction machinery mechanics at the Thommen Group could be just the right thing for you.
VET construction machinery mechanics service and repair construction machinery such as excavators, loaders, forklifts, grippers, dumpers and scrap cutters. These are often complex high-tech devices equipped with electrohydraulic control elements.
This is why you must not only be able to tackle this exciting apprenticeship intensively but must also prove your 'brains'. Creative solutions to problems and joined-up thinking are required in order to be successful at work.
Here we answer your open questions:
The training as a VET construction machinery mechanic takes place not only at the host company but also at the vocational school and in inter-company courses.
The basic vocational training lasts 4 years.
The apprenticeship as a VET construction machinery mechanic is the right choice for you if you meet the following requirements:
- You possess manual dexterity & technical skill
- You are a fast learner
- You work well independently
- You are reliable & conscientious
- You are in good physical condition
- You are straightforward and flexible
- You are willing to become actively involved in the Thommen Group
As an apprentice VET construction machinery mechanic at the Thommen Group, you are part of an international recycling company that has its roots in Switzerland. The Thommen Group has modern workstations and exceptionally well-equipped, state-of-the-art machinery. We provide you with the support of a team of experts at all times and enable you to actively contribute even to complex and exciting tasks.
In addition, you will benefit from the following advantages:
- Access to the modern machinery of the Thommen Group
- Insight into an international company
- A free GA Travelcard
- Individual support from a vocational trainer during your apprenticeship
- Events for apprentices
Video: Our vocational trainers give an insight into the apprenticeship as a construction machinery mechanic
The advancement of technology makes my work entertaining and exciting.
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