Apprentice Panel Wirer

Type: Apprentice
Region: East Midlands

Apprentice Panel Wirer – Nottingham

Who we are:           

Are you ready to start your engineering career? At Johnson Controls, we’re on the hunt for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as an apprentice panel wirer. Our team focus on key projects for our Global Marine and Navy business unit. By joining the Johnson Controls be joining global leader in engineering and integrated solutions.

You’ll work with innovative technology and solutions and how to plan and effectively manage projects 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, 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 projects.

What you will do:           

An apprenticeship with us will see you building new skills, while applying your knowledge to real-world live projects. There will be plenty of opportunities to explore your potential and you’ll enjoy full support from the marine team. You will be required to ensure that you adhere to safe working practices and also be able to take instructions and act upon them in a prompt and professional manner.

  • Our Nottingham production facility is responsible for producing large alarm and address systems used on ships and oil rigs worldwide. As a key part of our team, you’ll acquire the skills necessary to produce these essential systems.
  • Throughout the apprenticeship, you’ll become well-versed in all products and equipment related to our Global Marine and Navy department.
  • You’ll learn assembly and wiring tasks on public address and alarm systems, gaining the knowledge to interpret complex wiring drawings and work independently.
  • Our project engineers will be there to discuss build requirements with you, ensuring you’re always in the loop.
  • You will work with your team leader keeping them informed of any material shortages will ensure any issues are promptly resolved, keeping equipment completion deadlines on target as much as possible.

How you will do it:

  • On-the-Job Work Experience: You’ll spend significant time putting into practice skills learned at college, giving you the opportunity to learn by doing as you progress through your apprenticeship.
  • Collaboration with Qualified Engineers: Throughout your apprenticeship, you’ll work closely with qualified Johnson Controls Engineers and Technicians 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.
  • 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. This experiential learning approach ensures that you develop both technical competencies and practical skills essential for success.


  • You will be enrolled on a level 3 Manufacturing and operations engineering technician qualification. Delivered by our training partners West Nottingham College.

Requirements for the role:

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

Why work for us?

  • Competitive basic salary with excellent additional earnings potential
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Uniform, all PPE and ongoing training provided.
  • Overtime pay.

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, where they will participate in a practical assessment, meet the team, and have an interview.
  • 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.
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