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Plant mechanic

Apprenticeship locations: Dortmund

Once they have completed their apprenticeships, plant mechanics work in the field of production, assembly, repair and maintenance of piping systems, welded structures, apparatus and containers. They work on the basis of specified planning documents and work instructions and in compliance with relevant safety regulations. They can be assigned to workshops and on assembly sites at home and abroad.

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, a broad range of subsequent training opportunities are open to you, including as a welding specialist, industrial master craftsman, technician, technical business administrator or bachelor of engineering.

During the 3.5-year apprenticeship as a plant mechanic, you will learn to read technical drawings, make individual parts before assembling them into large plants. Following your apprenticeship, you will work in the assembly, repair and maintenance of piping systems, welded structures, apparatus and containers. When working on assembly sites in Germany and abroad, you will be involved in safeguarding systems in power plants, refineries, chemical and pharmaceutical companies and thus ensuring that kilometers of pipelines are resistant to pressure, gas, liquids, steam or basic chemical substances. 

What is the apprenticeship process like? You go to the company three times a week and to vocational school twice a week. In the company, you first receive a basic course in metallurgy and welding. As soon as you have learned a few skills and abilities, you can put the knowledge you have acquired to the test under supervision on assembly assignments. An apprenticeship supervisor is always on hand to help you achieve your training goals. 

For this apprenticeship, we are primarily looking for students who have successfully completed secondary school diploma (Hauptschulabschluss or Realabschluss Klasse 10) who enjoy technology and craftsmanship.

You can find tips and tricks for the application process here.

Here you can apply directly.

You can find personal impressions of our apprentices here:

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Industrial clerk

Apprenticeship locations: Oberhausen

Industrial clerks enjoy a broad apprenticeship and can work in many commercial areas once they have completed their apprenticeship. These include sales, purchasing, human resources or accounting.

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, many subsequent training opportunities are open to you, including as a technical business administrator or bachelor of administration. 

Over the course of your 3-year apprenticeship as an industrial clerk, you will pass through various departments such as purchasing, human resources, project management and controlling, thus ensuring you receive a broad range of knowledge and a good overview of all relevant business processes in a company. In the process, you will learn how to use the kinds of tools that are used in a corporate group such as SAP, Microsoft 365, etc., so you will be well trained for your future. You will be actively involved in the day-to-day business and contribute to the planning, execution and monitoring of all commercial tasks.

What is the apprenticeship process like? You will attend vocational school in block periods and during the practical phase you will regularly change departments. An apprenticeship supervisor is always on hand to help you achieve your training goals. 

For this apprenticeship we are looking for students who have successfully completed their technical college or university entrance qualification and who enjoy customer contact as well as commercial processes.

You can find tips and tricks for the application process here.

Here you can apply directly.

You can find personal impressions of our apprentices here:

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Technical product designer - machinery and plant design

Apprenticeship locations: Osterode

In our company, technical product designers are responsible for taking design specifications and turning them into technical documents and plans. They create technical drawings for the construction, development or modernization of machines and/or equipment as well as perspective representations of machine and piping components. Their tasks also include calculating a wide range of components.

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, many subsequent training opportunities are open to you, including as a technician, technical business administrator or technical business administration graduate.

Over the course of the 3.5-year apprenticeship as a technical product designer (specializing in machine and plant design), you will learn, among other things, to create technical drawings for the construction, development or modernization of machines and/or equipment, as well as to prepare 2D and 3D representations of machine and piping components using various CAD programs. You will calculate a wide variety of components and create accompanying technical documents. During your apprenticeship, you will pass through various departments such as design, project management and welding shop, thus ensuring that you receive a good overview of all relevant departments.

You will attend vocational school in block periods and during the practical phase you will regularly change departments. An apprenticeship supervisor is always on hand to help you achieve your training goals. 

For this apprenticeship, we are primarily looking for students who have successfully completed their secondary school leaving certificate (Mittlere Reife), technical college entrance qualification (Fachoberschul-, Fachhochschulreife) or university entrance qualification (Hochschulreife) and have a good knowledge of physics, chemistry and mathematics.

You can find tips and tricks for the application process here.

Here you can apply directly.

You can find personal impressions of our apprentices here:

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Cutting machine operator

Apprenticeship locations: Dortmund

Cuttine machine operators produce precision components made of ferrous and non-ferrous metals for technical products of all kinds. They set up lathes, milling and grinding machines and write or modify CNC machine programs, including for computer-controlled production machines. They set the work process in motion, review dimensions and quality while constantly optimizing manufacturing processes. In case of malfunctions, they search for the causes using relevant test procedures and test equipment and then rectify the problems. Maintenance and inspection tasks on the machines are also among a cutting machine operator’s tasks.

Once you have completed your apprenticeship, a broad range of subsequent training opportunities are open to you, including as an industrial master craftsman, technician, technical business administrator or bachelor of engineering.

Over the course of the 3.5-year training program to become a cutting machine operator, you will work in the mechanical workshop after completing the basic metalworking course. You will be trained on different types of machines including universal lathes, center lathes and boring mills. Here you will learn how to turn, mill, grind and drill a wide range of components and how to program CNC-controlled lathes. Your core tasks will include producing special welding edges or components for conventional and nuclear power plant construction.

What is the apprenticeship process like? You go to the company three times a week and to vocational school twice a week. An apprenticeship supervisor is always on hand to help you achieve your training goals. 

For this apprenticeship, we are primarily looking for students who have successfully completed secondary school diploma (Hauptschulabschluss or Realabschluss Klasse 10) who enjoy technology and craftsmanship.

You can find tips and tricks for the application process here.

Here you can apply directly.

You can find personal impressions of our apprentices here:

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Contact

Frank Bastkowski

Frank Bastkowski

Ausbildungsleiter

Phone: +49 (0) 231 6182-286

frank.bastkowski@bilfinger.com

Sabrina Stoffmehl

Sabrina Stoffmehl

HR Business Partner

Phone: +49 (0) 208 4575-5461

sabrina.stoffmehl@bilfinger.com

Carolin Keusch

Carolin Keusch

Junior HR Business Partner

Phone: +49 (0) 208 4575-4556

carolin.keusch@bilfinger.com
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