Apprentice Fire And Security Engineer

Type: Apprentice
Region: London

Fire & Security Engineering Apprentice

Are you ready to start your engineering career in the fire and security industry? At Johnson Controls, we’re on the hunt for enthusiastic individuals to join our dynamic Fire and Security team. By joining the Johnson Controls team as an Apprentice fire and security engineer you’ll be joining global leader in engineering and integrated solutions

You’ll work with innovative technology and solutions in the Fire & Security sector. You’ll learn hands-on, installing, maintaining, and understanding fire and security systems that protect individuals and businesses. Mentored by experienced engineers, 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 in the Fire & Security sector, 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 shaping the future of safety and security worldwide.

What you will do:

  • As a fire and security engineer you’ll dive into a hands-on role where every day brings exciting challenges and opportunities for growth. From installing cutting-edge fire detection systems to fine-tuning CCTV networks, you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring safety and security for homes and businesses.
  • You will work closely with an experienced team of engineers learning how to protect individuals, homes and properties from risk and danger.
  • This involves installing and maintaining fire and security systems including fire alarms, intrusion detection, CCTV systems, and access control systems.
  • This is a site-based position in Canary Wharf servicing a key high security client of our business.
  • On-the-job training will be provided working closely with our experienced Fire & Security engineers, many of these engineers have also been through our apprenticeship scheme so they are the perfect mentors to guide you through the apprenticeship. 

What we offer:

  • Competitive annual wage.
  • Earn extra with Overtime 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 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician qualification delivered by Banham Academy, alongside fellow Johnson Controls apprentices.
  • You will attend on a block release basis training and receive on-the-job guidance from experienced mentors and engineers.
  • You will be trained in the installation and testing techniques for fire and security systems, including fire alarms, intrusion detection, CCTV systems and access control systems.

Career Progression:

  • Upon completion, a number of internal opportunities within the company will be available to you. All of our apprentices immediately move into full time permanent engineering positions.
  • Previous apprentices have become lead engineers, managing their own teams and projects.

Qualifications Required:

  • GCSE or equivalent in English (Grade 6)
  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths (Grade 6)
  • IT Qualification desirable.
  • Full Driving License is essential.
  • Applicants must be a British National for the previous 5 years.

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 regularly as this is a field-based role.
  • Comfortable working at heights.

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 centre in May, assessment centres typically include a combination of activities such as group problem-solving tasks, individual interviews, and presentations.
  • Within 48 hours of the assessment centre, 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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