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10 reasons for your start at LEONHARD WEISS

We are a family-owned enterprise in the 4th generation
We give young people the opportunity of an optimised entry into their professional life by means of a solid professional training.
We offer perspectives. It is our aim to fill 80% of our leading positions with people who achieved their professional training in our company.
We offer opportunities of professional development. With numerous seminars of our company-intern LEONHARD WEISS Academy we support the professional and personal development of all employees.
In addition to a performance-linked remuneration we want all employees to benefit from the success of the company. Therefore, everyone has a share in the profits.
With specialised programmes we support our employees in all situations and phases of life.
The large range of performances offers numerous fascinating assignments and projects.
We realise over 3,900 construction sites in Germany / Europe per year.
We offer creational opportunities and a scope for development, flat hierarchies and short channels of communication and decision making.
Since 2014 we have received the award TOP employer CONSTRUCTION awarded by FOCUS, XING and kununu every year running.


Working at LEONHARD WEISS – Experience the joy of construction

Our company culture with familiar atmosphere and our mission statement are the bases of our extraordinary form of cooperation. The freedom of action of all employees offers a generous scope of development and the opportunity to reach your professional goals, as well as to bring into line your job and your private life.

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

Be an entrepreneur

As “co-entrepreneur“ they are responsible for their actions and decide independently in their field of competence.


We support a trustful and open work climate. We take the opinions and ideas of our employees seriously.

Challenge and support

In regular appraisal interviews, we define the next steps of further personal development together with our employees.


Efficient processes allow our employees to concentrate on the important aspects of their work.


We agree clear assignments and goals with our employees and give them the necessary room to achieve them. Knowing what is expected of them and the regular feed-back give them the security they require.

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

  • 6,024

    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.