Skilled trades

Become part of our strong team

You are helpful, reliable and straightforward. We have that in common. You will feel at home right away in our team. Because we offer meaningful activities, varied tasks and a family-like atmosphere. Bring your passion for skilled trades to BLS – from A for automation technician to R for road-rail excavator operator.

Our advantages for you

  • Attractive salary, benefits and perks – from a free GA travelcard to time off and part-time opportunities.
  • We place great emphasis on occupational safety. Your personal protective equipment will be provided and washed.
  • We compensate work carried out at night and on Sundays and public holidays with time bonuses and corresponding remuneration.
  • Your further development is important to us. We offer various learning opportunities as well as financial support and / or time off for external further education and training.
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BLS Cargo Instandhaltung Spiez Teamarbeit

Skilled trades at BLS

Work in the workshop or on the infrastructure

Instandhaltung Givisiez Teamarbeit

Turning ideas into action

Your skilled trade gets trains rolling.

Whether you’re an automation technician, electrician, farm machinery mechanic, or in another profession – in our workshops you take responsibility for “your” train and ensure that thousands of customers reach their destination safely and on time every day.

With us, you can use all your skills and learn even more. Because our modern trains are completely high-tech.

BLS Gleisbau bei der Rufenenbrücke

Construction and maintenance:
Nothing done by halves

Your work brings people to their destination.

BLS maintains a railway network of over 400 kilometres. Whether as a track builder, overhead line fitter, forestry technician, or in another profession – you use your talents and heavy equipment to ensure that all systems and facilities function safely and are always up-to-date.

With us, you work outside in a strong team and can help shape the future of mobility. Exciting jobs where no day and no night are the same.

Ein Einblick in die Werkstatt Spiez

Jetzt bewerben!

Facts & figures

employees work for BLS in 700 different professions

days a year, trains and train components are serviced in the operational maintenance area

switch points are dotted along 620 kilometres of track owned by BLS

is the number of times BLS drove a passenger train to a workshop for scheduled preventive maintenance in 2022


  • Automation technician

  • Multi-skilled mechanic

  • Electrician

  • Network electrician

  • Track builder

  • Farm machinery mechanic

  • Automotive mechatronics engineer


and many other professions. Discover our vacancies

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