Apprentice Maintenance Technician - Stockport JOHNSON CONTROLS BUILDING EFFICIENCY UK LIMITED

We're inviting passionate individuals to begin an exciting journey with us as an Apprentice Maintenance Technician. If you're intrigued by a hands on role working with plant machinery and ready to launch your career, this is your chance to do so. Join our team and let your skills shine in our supportive and dynamic environment.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive basic salary with fantastic additional earning potential - Enjoy 25 days holiday plus bank holidays - Uniform, personal protection equipment, and ongoing training.

  • Working week

    Days to be confirmed between the hours of 8.00am - 4.30pm or as per business needs.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Immerse yourself in an exciting role where you'll acquire hands-on knowledge in servicing and repairing a variety of mechanical plant machinery. At our Stockport production facility we produce fire suppression products that are shipped worldwide. Come, be a part of our team and make a real difference in our production process.

On-the-Job Work Experience:

  • You'll spend significant time with our qualified engineers, where you'll be learn the skills necessary to install, maintain, and repair mechanical equipment. Our maintenance team play a key role in minimising downtime
  • This hands-on experience will provide you with a challenging role where you can grow your maintenance skills daily

Collaboration with Qualified Engineers:

  • Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll work closely with qualified Johnson Controls Engineers who will serve as mentors, guiding you in developing your skills. This collaborative environment ensures that you receive the support and guidance needed to succeed in your role
  • You will grow to play a key role in the smooth operation of our facility, ensuring minimal downtime through effective maintenance practices
  • You'll be involved in both planned and reactive maintenance activities, ensuring our critical machinery never misses a beat
  • Opportunity to work with diverse systems and processes, optimising the efficiency and output of our facilities and machinery
  • From installation to testing, fault diagnosis to ongoing planned maintenance of sophisticated automated equipment, you'll be involved in a wide range of tasks
  • You'll also familiarise yourself with lean manufacturing techniques designed to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in production processes

Opportunities for Growth:

  • Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to grow and apply the skills and knowledge gained in college in a real workplace setting with the continued support of your mentor. This learning approach ensures that you develop both technical competencies and practical skills essential to become a successful maintenance technician

The training you will be getting

College Attendance:

  • You'll enrol on a 3-year Maintenance and Operation Engineering Technician apprenticeship program-conducted remotely for your convenience - with solid support from your mentor and our dedicated apprentice training team

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of this apprenticeship there are many internal opportunities within the company
  • Many of our previous apprentices have become lead engineers and take control of their own team and projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, purpose led, customer driven, future focused


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential

Things to consider

This exciting opportunity where you will be working with our highly skilled engineers each day. Our work can also involve heavy lifting, working from heights and in confined spaces.

About the employer

Johnson Controls is a global leader in technology and industry, serving customers in over 150 countries. Our focus is on creating intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure. We invite individuals with a passion for engineering to join us in shaping a better tomorrow through our diverse projects and opportunities.




Stockport Trading Estate, Yew Street




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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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