Working at BKW

Working at BKW means getting to grips with what really matters. We work on the challenges facing society today – and supply the solutions of tomorrow. And to achieve this we need pioneers as you.

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Information about BKW as an employer

  • BKW’s origins stretch back to 1898, when the company demonstrated its pioneering spirit by constructing the Hagneck hydroelectric power plant and transmitting electricity over long distances
  • All told, the BKW Group employs more than 11,000 people, distributed across five core areas of expertise which complement one another perfectly
  • We have more than 140 companies across eight European countries, employing people from more than 92 different nationalities

Meaningful work

At BKW, we take our societal responsibility seriously. The world is changing, and so are the needs of society. We have made it our business to respond to this change and play a role in actively shaping the energy landscape of the future. We draw on our passion and love for our business to find the right solutions. Our shared attitude brings us together. With us, you can make society a better place.


Our benefits

Attractive working models, further education and training opportunities and a comprehensive health management system are just some of the many benefits we offer to help you reach your professional and personal goals, and to develop and grow with the BKW Group.


We make a valuable contribution to society and the environment. Together we are designing the living spaces of the future, where people can enjoy life.


The compensation we offer is in line with the market, and we offer appealing social benefits and ancillary pay. Compensation is determined by your role and relevant experience.


Our flexible working models enable our employees to strike a good balance between work and leisure, through features such as annual working hours and remote working.


Working at BKW open a lot of doors. We offer equal support for specialist and managerial pathways, and we’re committed to tailored education and training.


We empower people to strike a good balance between their job and their family with an array of childcare services, family subsidies and company social counselling.


We offer comprehensive services to help our employees maintain and improve their physical and mental health


We offer our employees a wide range of other benefits – shareholding, a staff canteen and discounts with third-party companies, to name just a few.


What does BKW stand for?

What does BKW stand for?

Want to find out more about our strategy, our company values and our efforts to create a more sustainable future?

We create spaces for life.

We create spaces for life.

To keep prosperity and the environment in harmony in a livable habitat, BKW offers solutions in the areas of buildings, energy and infrastructure.