Construction mechanic

Where steel and metal structures are built, construction mechanics are needed. Here, you are the specialist when it comes to building, modifying or repairing oversized components.

The apprentices weld a seam on a ship crane.

The apprentices weld a seam on a ship crane.

Cutting the materials to size as well as processing and assembling them requires specialist knowledge of metalworking. Exact adherence to the tight tolerances prescribed on construction drawings is also important. A careful approach is required here. As a construction engineer, you are well skilled in various welding and shaping techniques and are versed in the operation of computer-controlled production facilities and welding robots.

At a glance

Period of training: 3.5 years
Prerequisite: Good secondary school or intermediate-level education

Interests and talents

  • You have craftsmanship skills.
  • You grasp technical relations quickly.
  • You work happily in a team.
  • You have stamina and a focused approach to work.
  • You have good spatial perception and an appreciation of shapes.

Further training opportunities

  • Master craftsman
  • Technician
  • Diploma in technical administration
  • Academic studies


Norbert Schmidberger

Liebherr-Mischtechnik GmbH

Im Elchgrund 12

88427 Bad Schussenried


  • Phone+49 7583 949-313

Daniel Götz

Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH

Memminger Straße 120

88400 Biberach an der Riß


  • Phone+49 7351 41-2272

Hans-Georg Wahler

Liebherr-Werk Ehingen GmbH

Dr.-Hans-Liebherr-Straße 1

89584 Ehingen/Donau


  • Phone+49 7391 502-3275

Manfred Wanitschke

Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH

Liebherrstraße 1

18147 Rostock


  • Phone+49 381 6006-2833