Electrician for plant technology

Job title

Electrician for plant technology

Your work area

As an electrician, you install, maintain and modify systems and installations, such as those for: energy supplying equipment; measuring, control and regulation equipment; communications equipment; alarm equipment; automation equipment; drive equipment and lighting equipment. You put them into service, operate and maintain them.

Typical application fields for electricians at MR

  • Energy distribution systems and networks
  • Building installations and networks
  • Production and process-related systems
  • Switching and control systems
  • Electronic equipment

Departments you can work in later at MR

  • Servicing
  • Assembly
  • Proving grounds
  • Technical service

Duration of training

3½ years

Content of training (excerpt)

  • Basics of metal machining
  • Basic knowledge of electrical engineering
  • Basics of circuitry and control technology
  • Building and inspecting electrical equipment and systems
  • Creating in-house installations
  • Installation and maintenance of electrical systems
  • Creating programs for programmable logic controllers (S7)


  • Qualified secondary education diploma / German "Mittlere Reife" status or equivalent
  • Technical talent

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