You ensure that lighting, loud speakers, display systems and video cameras all work perfectly. Power supply and distribution systems are also your responsibility. You help get Switzerland moving.
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A career as an electrician opens many doors and offers an exciting future for men and women!
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Power is vital.
As an electrician, you ensure optimal performance of the entire power supply system. This means working with local energy providers. These companies supply the power needed for our railway stations and office and infrastructure buildings. You monitor and maintain several system platforms, including emergency power supply. Sophisticated uninterruptible power supply (UPS) keeps rail operations running in the event of power failure. Emergency power testing is one of your routine tasks. This means you bear a high degree of responsibility and help to get Switzerland moving.
New areas of activity.
Owing to the automation of control systems and emergence of new ones, your career profile as an electrician is also evolving dynamically in the field of IT. Laptops are being used in place of screwdrivers, opening up new areas of activity for you.
Safety is paramount.
You manage the lighting controls and infrastructure locking system to provide access for authorised employees. In your role you ensure the safety of people and property and minimise the damage incurred. Your tasks also include maintaining electrical equipment, such as internal power supply systems and UPS. The installation and putting into service of various equipment and control systems also come under your remit and entail great responsibility.
As a trained electrician holding the federal professional diploma, you receive training on key areas of safety at SBB. You are then given specific technical training on live-line working as well as instructions on site. You also have career development opportunities in control technology as a safety consultant as well as in the field of job planning.
We also contribute financially or allow you time for external courses of benefit to both our employees and SBB.
As an employer, we are flexible when it comes to achieving harmony between your career and private life: not only do employees have the opportunity to work part-time in all of our positions, but they can also take unpaid leave.
Electricians work from Monday to Friday. You work during the day as far as possible. The installation of equipment, switching procedures or emergency power testing are only carried out at night when necessary. On-call duty is covered by one person per team, even at weekends.
As an electrician, the results of your efforts are immediately evident and you can see how your ideas blossom and challenges are resolved.
We have a fair and progressive remuneration system. We reward individual performance, take the nature of the job market into account and create transparency. We have also been awarded the We Pay Fair label.
Special offers for SBB employees.
Our employees enjoy attractive discounts from companies throughout Switzerland. These include insurance policies, language courses and electronic devices.
Our employees receive a 2nd class GA Travelcard – the eligibility criteria are a 50-percent level of employment and a term of employment of over a year. They also benefit from discounted rail travel abroad.