Industrial Refrigeration Engineer Apprentice

  • Johnson Controls
  • Lancashire, Manchester, Uddingston
  • 17 Jan, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship Engineering

Job Description

Deadline: Ongoing

Salary: Competitive

Location: Lancashire, Manchester, Uddingston

Who we are

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. We create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work together seamlessly. Bring your passion for innovation and we will challenge you to help us create a better tomorrow.


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 your line manager and a mentor. We are offering a full-time permanent Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship Programme for talented people. This is a genuine alternative to university for people who have a passion for engineering and who want to launch their career with us. The apprenticeship will combine on-the-job work experience, with time at college to achieve a BTEC Diploma in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

How you will do it

The aim would be to progress the apprentice through both college for technical qualifications and provide practical exposure / experience of the industrial refrigeration plant, equipment and systems.

Initially there would be essential health and safety training course on ammonia systems along with the basic industrial site requirements. Following successful completion of these courses the apprentice would be allocated a qualified and experienced buddy to work / support out in the field with planned and reactive maintenance works.

The first 3 months would be around a general orientation introduction to the types of sites, systems and works undertaken, followed by basic support activities. This would increase in line with knowledge and experience gained on site and via college.

What we look for

  • 4 GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C minimum - in Math, English, Science and IT/CDT or equivalent
  • Enthusiasm to learn and an interest in problem solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Although no engineering experience is required, candidates must show an interest in engineering and working in the Fire and Security industry