Apprentice BMS Design Engineer

Type: Apprentice
Region: London

Apprentice BMS Design Engineer

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 projects team to deliver projects that optimize performance efficiency in our clients buildings. By joining the Johnson Controls be joining global leader in engineering and integrated solutions. 

You’ll work with innovative technology and solutions to plan and effectively manage projects. Mentored by experienced designers, you’ll gain real-world experience, with access to top training facilities. 

Why Choose Us: At Johnson Controls, we’re not just another company – we’re leaders with groundbreaking technology and solutions that make a real difference. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to do meaningful work on a variety of exciting sites contributing to complex engineering projects. 

This apprenticeship opportunity at Johnson Controls offers a comprehensive and immersive learning experience in the field of BMS Engineering. Here’s a breakdown of the key aspects:

  • Specialize in Building Management System Design: As part of the BMS team, you’ll design systems for industrial, commercial, and residential markets, which exposes you to diverse projects and environments.
  • 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 designs and calculations 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 design 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 design plans tailored to specific client needs.
  • Education and Training: You’ll be enrolled full-time in a “Level 4 automation and controls engineering 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 design engineers ensures your development throughout the program.

What we offer: 

  • Earn extra with Overtime & Travel time pay. 
  • Enjoy 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. 
  • Structured training plan and ongoing support throughout.  
  • Uniform, all personal protection equipment, and ongoing training. 

Training and Qualifications: 

  • You will be enrolled on a level Level 4 automation and controls engineering 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. 

Career Progression: 

  • 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. 

Qualifications Required: 

  • GCSE or equivalent in English (Grade 5) 
  • GCSE or equivalent in Math’s (Grade 5) 
  • Full Driving License is desirable. 

Desired Skills and Personal Qualities: 

  • IT & communication skills. 
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to improve. 
  • Availability to travel, 

What happens next? 

  • Suitable candidates will have a screening call with a recruiter to discuss the position and provide necessary documentation. Afterward, you will be invited to an assessment center in May, assessment centers typically include a combination of activities such as group problem-solving tasks, individual interviews, and presentations. 
  • Within 48 hours of the assessment center, candidates will receive a response regarding the outcome of their application. If successful, they can begin the apprenticeship on September 2, 2024. 

Closing Date: April 19, 2024 

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