Training as a power plant operator in Bavaria

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Be inspired and convince yourself of our training to become a power plant operator in Bavaria. Curious about your unique workplace?

How good a fit are we for you?

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    Are you inquisitive, have a spirit of discovery and want to learn something new with us every day?

    Spirit of discovery

    Are you inquisitive, have a spirit of discovery and want to learn something new with us every day?

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    Are you in touch with nature and go out whatever the weather? Is sustainability important to you?

    Close to nature

    Are you in touch with nature and go out whatever the weather? Is sustainability important to you?

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    Be courageous, trust yourself, because you’ve come to the right place with us.

    Courage

    Be courageous, trust yourself, because you’ve come to the right place with us.

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    You can take every opportunity here because you’re supported by professionals!

    Potential

    You can take every opportunity here because you’re supported by professionals!

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    Sticking with the job and finding a solution motivates you. Give up? Surely not!

    Endurance

    Sticking with the job and finding a solution motivates you. Give up? Surely not!

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    This job needs certainty and precision, and a little patience.

    Precision

    This job needs certainty and precision, and a little patience.

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    Even when you take on personal responsibility, you remain a team player.

    Team spirit

    Even when you take on personal responsibility, you remain a team player.

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    Working with your hands and mind – both are important to us.

    Hands and mind

    Working with your hands and mind – both are important to us.

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    Do you want to something meaningful and valuable for yourself and society?

    Mission

    Do you want to something meaningful and valuable for yourself and society?

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Training to become a power plant operator at the Bavaria site

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Proceeding with responsibility. 
If not us, then who? 

We want more. For Bavaria, customers, us. We are the power for renewable energy. If someone is to shape the future, then let it be us.

Your mission

Secure the electricity supply for your home with clean electricity generated entirely from hydropower!

Our offer

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    Working at the future leader of renewable energies

    Unique workplace

    Working at the future leader of renewable energies

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    For work and leisure

    An iPad

    For work and leisure

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    We offer you a great start to the rest of your life.

    Highly professional training

    We offer you a great start to the rest of your life.

  • friendly relationships with apprentices at VERBUND

    With us, working relationships become friendships

    Friendly community

    With us, working relationships become friendships

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    In addition to exciting and diverse activities, we offer you development and further training opportunities.

    Promotion

    In addition to exciting and diverse activities, we offer you development and further training opportunities.

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You’ll get a job anywhere with this training!

With us, you get:

  • Highly professional training by our appreciative and experienced masters of training
  • An iPad – for work and for your free time
  • A superbly equipped training place with high safety standards for machines and processes
  • A good community during and outside of working hours – including with joint sporting activities
  • We offer you development and further training opportunities for exciting, diverse activities

Training remuneration

according to collective agreement 2019/2020 per month, gross plus allowance(s):

  • 1st year of training: €1,014.00
  • 2nd year of training: €1,068.00
  • 3rd year of training: €1,138.00 
  • 4th year of training: €1,208.00
apprentice on the control cabinet at VERBUND

Your apprenticeship. Your power plant

Your training in detail: 

1st year of training:

  • Theoretical and practical basic training at the training centre in Töging am Inn 

2nd year of training:

  • Work experience in the power plant,
  • module training at the training centre in Töging am Inn and
  • vocational college in Altötting

3rd year of training:

  • In-depth knowledge of various modules,
  • programming and visualisation of complex systems
    with the latest memory-programmable controllers

Your tasks include the installation, testing, initial operation, controlling, maintenance and repair of power plant systems as well as systems for energy supply and energy distribution.

Give your future energy and become an apprentice in the field of electronics for operating technology and optionally in metals technology!

Apprentice power plant operator

Electronics technician for operating technology and
optional specialist in metals technology

Duration: 3 years

It’s only possible with you:

  • In the power plant, you’ll fabricate, assemble, install and maintain our electrical operating mechanical engineering technology systems
  • You’ll complete the apprenticeship Electronics Technician for Operating Technology on a three-year training course – optionally, you can add Metals Technology, shortened to one year

How to become a part of us:

  • With a qualified high-school diploma or secondary school certificate
  • You are good with your hands
  • You have a head for technology and mathematics
  • You have good spatial imagination

Training remuneration: from €1,014.00 gross per month plus allowance(s) (according to collective agreement 2019/2020)

Start of training: September 2022

Watch our videos:
Training to become a power plant operator at the Bavaria site
Power plant operator “Electronics for operating technology”
Power plant operator “Industrial mechanics”

Do you have any further questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

VERBUND-Ausbildungsleiter Georg Bauernschmid Georg Bauernschmid

Head of training at the VERBUND training site in Töging

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VERBUND training site, Innstraße 20, 84513 Töging am Inn

VERBUND-Ausbildungsmeister Andreas Englmeier Andreas Englmeier

Master trainer at the VERBUND training site in Töging

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VERBUND training site, Innstraße 20, 84513 Töging am Inn

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