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10 reasons for your start at LEONHARD WEISS

Family-owned company in the 4th generation
We give young people the opportunity of an apprenticeship in numerous different occupational profiles
We offer perspectives. It is our aim to fill 80 % of our management positions with our own employees
With 90 intern seminars, completed by numerous extern seminars, our LEONHARD WEISS Academy supports the development of all employees
Company profit-sharing / performance-related pay
We accompany and support our employees by means of specific programs in every phase of their life
Family-owned company with a broad range of activities
Every year we realise 3,500 construction sites in Germany and Europe
We offer freedom, flat hierarchies and short channels of communication and decision making
Since 2013 awarded the title of TOP employer in the sector by Focus, XING and kununu for every year running

Working at LEONHARD WEISS – Experience the joy of construction

On the basis of our mission statement and our goals, our familiar company culture offers the environment for an extraordinary kind of cooperation. The scope of action of all employees offers generous freedom and the opportunity to achieve professional goals, as well as the possibility to conciliate job and family life.

The corner stones of our mission statement create a work environment, in which employees can reach their professional goals:

Be an entrepreneur

As “co-entrepreneur“ they take the responsibility for their actions and decide independently in their area of competence.


We support a trustful and open work atmosphere. We take our employees‘ opinions and ideas seriously.

Challenge and support

You want to do your own thing professionally? Together with our employees we decide the next steps of the personal development in regular appraisal interviews.


Efficient processes make it possible for our employees to concentrate on the relevant things.


We agree clear tasks and goals with our employees and give them the necessary freedom to reach them. The fact that they know what is expected of them and the regular feedback give everybody the necessary security.

Experience the joy of construction with LEONHARD WEISS.
Seize your opportunity!

  • 100 %

    established 1900

  • 60

    per Semester

  • Ø 100

    new apprentices
    per year

  • 80 %

    management positions filled
    with our own employees

  • 90

    seminars of LEONHARD WEISS Academy

  • 5,458

    employees in the group of companies

JOB AND FAMILY – Employees and employer benefit

Logo Beruf und FamilieLEONHARD WEISS is certified as “family friendly company“ since 2013. We continue in making our contribution, in order to make it possible for our employees to conciliate their professional life with their family management. In our company we have already implemented several measures, activities and instruments to give our employees the necessary support to get their job and their family in line and we continuously expand and improve them:

Personal regulation of work hours
Trust-based work hours for employees
Assistance during parental leave
Childcare during school holidays for children of our employees
Assistance in child care questions
Guidelines for the topics maternity protection, becoming parents, care
Company pension scheme with provision for dependants
Application training for children of our employees


As exercise, endurance, power and a healthy handling of stress are becoming more and more important in our modern performance oriented society, we have been offering our employees a health management program in our company for many years. Our health concept “LEONHARD WEISS Aktivbau“ consists of several components which are meant to help our employees to stay fit and in good health. In addition to the health courses we offer in the fields of sport, nutrition and relaxation we also offer workplace analyses and a personal coaching by a sports and physiotherapist. Furthermore, we care very much for the safety of our employees. We want to reach our goal - the “zero accident construction site“ – by putting many measures into practice.


HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT – motivating, supporting and educating successfully

Further education for all employees at LEONHARD WEISS Academy

As employee of LEONHARD WEISS you have access to the wide range of education of our LEONHARD WEISS Academy. Human resources development defines a company intern seminar and education program every year, which is accessible to all employees.

Feedback and further development by means of yearly appraisal interviews

During the yearly appraisal interview our employees define their individual development concept together with their superior and agree upon supporting educational measures.

Development of skilled employees and management

Our skilled employees and managers of the future don’t just appear from nowhere – they are recognised. Together we plan the individual development of our employees focussing on their respective aims. This can be achieved in many different ways: by means of seminars of our academy, in special project teams or by means of extern, additional educational programs. The truth is: the academy supports and accompanies our talents and top performers by means of tailor-made development plans and measures.


We offer perspectives. Our aim: we fill our management positions with our own employees. This principle calls for our capacity of innovation and our creativity. For our employees this means that they are offered the opportunity to have an enthralling employment with good future perspectives in our modern family-owned enterprise.