At Johnson Controls, we're on the hunt for enthusiastic individuals to join our dynamic Building Management Systems (BMS) team. You will play a key role in the wider team to deliver projects that optimise performance efficiency in our clients buildings. By joining the Johnson Controls be joining a leader in engineering and integrated solutions.

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Closing date: 22 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 -Earn extra with Overtime pay.

  • Working week

    Days to be be confirmed between the hours of 8.30am - 16:30pm or as per business needs.

    Total hours per week: 37.25

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Specialize in Building Management Systems: As part of the BMS team, you'll deliver projects for industrial, commercial, and residential markets, which exposes you to diverse projects and environments
  • Deliver projects from the beginning to the very end of its lifecycle.
    Issue all documentation to the relevant parties and obtain approval from the Client or their representative
  • Consultation Focus: Our team is primarily focused on consulting with clients to enhance their buildings, reduce running costs and emissions, and improve overall performance
  • Comprehensive Knowledge: You'll gain a solid understanding of the main areas our systems interact with, including HVAC controls, Mechanical, Electrical, and Building Services Systems
  • Guidance and Mentorship: Your mentor will guide you in fundamental BMS engineering principles, teaching you innovative methods to lower energy costs, reduce emissions, and improve building efficiency
  • Technical Role: As an apprentice, you'll create detailed project plans and for various systems, ensuring compliance with industry and legislative standards
  • Diverse Project Environments: Our team works on BMS systems in various environments such as warehouses, manufacturing plants, retail spaces, commercial offices, and schools. This exposure enhances your understanding of different BMS applications and challenges
  • Client Interaction and Site Visits: You'll get the opportunity to visit client sites with colleagues to conduct surveys and gather information, aiding in the development of comprehensive projects tailored to specific client needs
  • Education and Training: You'll be enrolled full-time in a "Level 3 project controls technician qualification”. This program combines on-the-job work experience with college education, providing a comprehensive learning experience. Continuous support from our training team and experienced project managers ensures your development throughout the program

The training you will be getting

  • You will be enrolled on a level Level 3 Project Controls technician qualification
  • Travel and Accommodation: If you're required to stay away from home for college or work-related purposes, the company will cover the costs of travel, accommodation, and meals. This ensures that you can focus on your education and training without financial burden

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion, a number of internal engineering opportunities within the company will be available to you
  • All of our apprentices immediately move into full time permanent positions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
Other Driving Licence (Grade Essential) Essential

Things to consider

This exciting opportunity does require travel to clients sites where you will be working with our highly skilled engineers.

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.




100 Bunhill Row



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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

Project controls 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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