Hydropower

Hydropower plants have the highest efficiency and can generate electricity for over a hundred years. That’s why BKW has been focusing on hydropower for many years. In the Hydropower division at BKW, we ensure the safe operation and expansion of more than 50 hydropower plants in Switzerland and Italy.

Discover our hydropower projects

More than half of Switzerland’s electricity is generated by hydropower. It is the cleanest, most flexible and most efficient way of producing electricity. Our skilled teams manage hydropower plants and execute exciting projects in the field of hydropower. Find out more about our hydropower projects here.

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What our employees value

We set great store by a positive working environment and interpersonal factors. That’s why it’s second nature to us to look out for each other, to stand up for each other and to learn and grow together. We take responsibility for our decisions and actions. Why? Because collaboration and true partnership are what set us apart. These are just some of the benefits we offer our employees:

  • Clear and modern working models
  • A competitive and transparent salary structure
  • Rewards for good performance
  • Clear and comprehensive measures to prevent accidents and illness
  • Respect for the different personalities and lifestyles of all employees
  • Tailored training and further education opportunities
  • Support for specialist and managerial pathways
  • Discounts from third-party companies, as well as share options and other benefits

Many professions are in demands in the Hydropower division at BKW

We have a vision for a sustainable energy future based on Earth’s natural resources. We are seeking engineers, technicians, construction specialists, environmental protection experts and project managers who want to help us shape the future of hydropower. In addition to experienced professionals, we are looking for reliable and conscientious people for second apprenticeships in the area of hydropower.

Find interesting vacancies at the BKW Group here

BKW employees plan, manage and secure the expansion of wind power for sustainable energy production. We are always on the lookout for motivated and reliable employees to join our established teams in the Energy and Wind Power divisions in Switzerland and Europe. Would you like to work in a safe environment with experienced professionals?

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