Your apprenticeship with ÖSWAG

At ÖSWAG you have the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship as an electrical technician, mechanical technician, welding technician or machining technician with excellent benefits.

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Metal technology & electrical engineering

Your apprenticeship at ÖSWAG - training with perspective

We offer you high quality training and an exciting working environment with nice colleagues - start your apprenticeship with us in the center of Linz now and become part of our team.

As an apprentice at ÖSWAG, you will benefit from our many years of experience, a dedicated apprentice area and trained apprentice supervisors who will help you develop. In the new year, we are again offering 10 apprenticeships in various professions. We offer you a wide range of opportunities for your future. In addition to technical training, we offer the following benefits for our apprentices/employees:

Are you particularly inquisitive and striving for a successful career? Then we are happy to support you in an apprenticeship with a baccalaureate, master craftsman or similar.

Our apprenticeship offer

Discover our apprenticeships or register for a taster session at our company. You will not only benefit from our employee offers, but also receive top training for your future!

Your apprenticeship as electrical engineer

Nothing runs without electricity, so you're in demand with us. Responsible for the electrical installations of the plants, it is important to properly assemble and wire the control cabinets and then check for correctness to ensure proper operation.

Your tasks as an electrical engineer

Your apprenticeship as mechanical engineer

With the apprenticeship as a mechanical engineer at ÖSWAG, you as an apprentice have access to a particularly wide range of different departments and their products, as well as a wide range of further training.

After the basic training, the apprentices are assigned to the selected departments.
Depending on the interest of the apprentice and the respective vocational school course, the best possible attempt is made to give the apprentice an insight into each department.

With us you have the chance to get to know a wide variety of products, from the raw part to the detail of the finished product.

The main stations in the training are in ÖSWAG Maschinenbau: the frame construction, the light steel construction, the vehicle construction.

The main stations in the training are in the ÖSWAG shipyard: shipbuilding and equipment. After a training period of 3.5 years, you will be an absolutely versatile all-rounder as a mechanical engineer.

Your tasks as a mechanical engineer

Your apprenticeship as a welding technician

Welding technicians work throughout the store and are responsible for joining material parts using a variety of welding methods.

We use the following welding methods: MIG (metal inert gas), MAG (metal active gas), TIG (tungsten inert gas), submerged arc welding, electrode welding and stud welding.

Your tasks as a welding technician

Your apprenticeship as machining technician

Machining technicians are responsible for the mechanical processing of components in our company. Production takes place on our state-of-the-art turning, milling and grinding machines.

Your tasks as a machining technician

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Application for an apprenticeship at ÖSWAG

You can apply either by or directly online with us. 


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Metal technology & electrical engineering

Trial day at ÖSWAG in Linz

We have gotten your interest and you want to get to know your future workplace?

Then come and have a look.

Online request trial day

You can either register by email or directly online with us.

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