Who we are

Anchored in Switzerland and internationally active, WALO is managed as a family business in the 4th and 5th generation. For over 100 years, WALO has focused on the combination of consistency and innovation.


What we do

WALO is active as an innovative total solutions company in all markets of the construction industry. The family-owned company has established itself as a reliable partner in the construction industry and infrastructure projects in Switzerland and worldwide with its decades of experience and the permanent development of sustainable as well as economical solutions.



We have successfully implemented many challenging projects. Therefore, we proudly let our references speak for our work.



Whether residential, industrial, healthcare, outdoor or for sports and leisure facilities - seamless floor coverings have to meet a wide variety of requirements on a permanent basis.



Good buildings and thus satisfied customers require precise construction work. All our employees, from unskilled workers to engineers, play a key role in ensuring that we achieve this goal time and time again.

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Industrial Floor and Underlay Builder EFZ

Industrial floor and underlay builders perform a fundamental task. They do the groundwork for the entire project. By selecting suitable materials, they ensure that the building has adequate thermal and sound insulation and/or produce industrial floor surfaces required to withstand heavy loads. These tasks require the use of high-tech machinery. However the finishing of the floor surface requires a touch of subtle finesse.

  • Completed compulsory education
  • Independent
  • Enjoyment in working in different locations
  • Skilled craftsmanship
  • Practicality
  • Strong constitution
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Efficient working manner
  • Duration of apprenticeship: three years
  • School: Theoretical lessons at the vocational college for traffic infrastructure engineers. Specialised training begins in the third year of the apprenticeship. Inter-cantonal introductory courses supplement the practical activities and vocational college lessons.
  • Federal Vocational Baccalaureate: if a very good level of academic performance is achieved, it is also possible to complete the upper-secondary commercial school.
Further Education
  • Industrial floor and underlay builder Federal VET Diploma with qualification in a further specialist area of the “traffic infrastructure construction” professional field
  • Foreman (practical and foreman college)
  • Construction foreman (examination for the Federal Diploma of Higher Education)
  • Qualified foreman (technician PET College)
  • Qualified master builder or qualified construction manager (examinations for the Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education)
  • Qualified civil engineer BSc FH
Your Start at WALO

At WALO, continuous learning is the basis for your professional and personal development. Your on-the-job training combined with school are your most important tools.

Your Profile

You want to do an apprenticeship in a well-known, international company? You want an employer who offers you diverse and challenging tasks? Then you and the WALO Group already have something in common.

Our Way
Building the future instead of waiting for it. Our employees are the foundation of all our skills, which is why a great deal of importance is attached to the selection of our employees. Does WALO match you and you match us?

In the end, even in our business, it's all about the right chemistry. Is it a match? Then apply for your future dream job today.
Your Application

Have we sparked your interest?

We are looking forward to receiving your application at the corresponding location.


Dietikon ZH
Mr. M. Popp
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Frenkendorf BL
Mr. U. Fitzi
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Goldach SG
Mr. B. Tomaselli
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Gümligen BE
Mr. J. Gerber
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Jona / Eschenbach SG
Mr. P. Pereira
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Zizers GR
Mr. F. Casutt
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We appreciate your interest in the WALO Group and are happy to answer any questions you may have.