The main tasks of a track layer include maintenance of the track and track installations. Track layers also occasionally take on the role of safety supervisor on construction sites and operate, shunt and guide special track-laying machines and track-renewal trains. Our maintenance employees carry out their work in accordance with Zentralbahn’s quantity and quality requirements. We attach great importance to compliance with safety regulations. 


Would you like a career as a track layer? Are you willing to work irregular hours and be on call, are you in good health, have a high sense of responsibility and safety awareness and have already completed an apprenticeship? Then you’re in the right place.  

Career options.  

In the track layer role, you have exciting opportunities for further training and development. These include further training as a rail vehicle driver, safety warden or safety manager. You can also complete further training in planning and control (AVOR/work preparation) or planning and train to become a supervisor with team management responsibilities. 

Would you like to start working as a track layer for Zentralbahn soon? Apply for a job with us and set things in motion today!