Vocational training with WIRTGEN

Learning in a powerful team

Vocational training plays a very important role in our company. There are currently 130 trainees at WIRTGEN GmbH, and around one third of our workforce was trained in recognized professions by our own company.

Our philosophy is to train the employees of tomorrow within our own company – this is a profitable investment in a safe future for both parties involved, as the consistent growth of the Group has meant that almost all trainees were taken on by the company after finishing their courses.

Do you have any further questions?

Industrial-technical training
Helmut Hecking
Phone: +49 2645 131 143
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Commercial training courses
Petra Weber
Phone: +49 2645 131 163
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We are very pleased that we can train the next generation of our workforce in the company and are very proud that 60% of our executives are recruited from our own ranks.
Helmut Hecking, Head of vocational training

The perfect start to your career

During your traineeship, we help you acquire more than just the essential knowledge that you will need in your subsequent professional life by offering training in the specialist departments, in-house, advanced courses and interdisciplinary projects. We employ a team of full-time instructors to accompany you on your career path.

You are right for us if:

  • You are enthusiastic about our technologies and machines
  • You can complete your assignments reliably, carefully and conscientiously
  • You enjoy learning new things and are prepared to take responsibility for yourself and your team
  • You are or strive to be a team player

What we have to offer:

  • Exciting practical projects: You form interdisciplinary teams to build models of our machines or implement your own ideas; for example, an electric scooter designed by our trainees was put into series production
  • In-house training for more in-depth study of the course content
  • Involvement in international corporate events, training and construction trade fairs
  • Modern training facilities and workstations
  • WIRTGEN GROUP "trainee technology days" event during which trainees from all brand headquarters independently carry out a real road construction project
  • In-house English courses

Summary of our trained professions

If you are technically skilled and enjoy practical work, apply for training in an industrial-technical profession. We offer a wide array of possible training options.

  • Electronics technician (m/f)
  • Warehouse logistics specialist (m/f)
  • Metal technology specialist (m/f)
  • Body shop paint technician (m/f)
  • Industrial mechanic (m/f)
  • Construction mechanic (m/f)
  • Technical product designer (m/f)
  • Cutting machine operator (m/f)
  • Cooperative degree course in mechanical engineering (m/f)

If you are interested in economic matters and have equally good reading, writing and mathematics skills, a commercial training course could be right for you.

  • IT specialist (m/f)
  • Industrial business management assistant (m/f)
A perfect start to your career.

A perfect start to your career.

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Market-leading and cutting-edge products for the Road and Mineral Technologies business sectors are constructed at the WIRTGEN brand headquarters in Windhagen, Rhineland-Palatinate. With its innovative, high-performance and cost-efficient products and technologies for cold milling, soil stabilization, hot and cold recycling, concrete paving and surface mining, WIRTGEN leads the world market in road construction and repair, as well as in mining natural rock and pay minerals.

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