Power grids

BKW has the largest electricity distribution system in Switzerland. Our quality requirements guarantee high-performance, safe electrical installations that align with the latest technological standards. In well-coordinated teams, BKW’s skilled employees devote themselves daily to ensuring reliable and sustainable power grids of the highest quality.

Take a look at a day in the life of our employees

Discover our grid innovation projects

Our employees use trailblazing technologies to plan and carry out sustainable energy infrastructure projects. They guarantee quality, structured planning and accurate implementation. Take a closer look at our most innovative 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
«By signing the Suva Safety Charter, the Group Executive Board is sending out an important message: Work must not harm our health under any circumstances, and safety is always the top priority.»
Robert Itschner, CEO of BKW

Work on the energy grid brings various professions together

In the Grids division, you ensure that the electricity is transported safely and without interruptions. These professions are in great demand at BKW: grid electrician, grid fitter, electrical installer, installation electrician and forestry technician. In addition to qualified and experienced professionals, we train grid electricians and electrical installers, and we also offer second apprenticeships for the profession of grid electrician.

Find interesting vacancies at the BKW Group here

As the largest grid construction company in the energy sector, we build and maintain low-, medium- and high-voltage systems safely and conscientiously. We are looking for new employees in many electrical professions to join our teams in all regions. Would you like to work with experienced professionals in a supportive and reliable environment?

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View our apprenticeships in the networks/grids and infrastructure division

View our apprenticeships in the networks/grids and infrastructure division

Grid electrician VET
Electrical installer VET