BMS Engineering Apprentice

  • Employer Johnson Controls
  • Job type Higher Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline Ongoing
  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations Dublin
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 23/02/2021

What you will do         

Building Management Systems Engineers are responsible for the control, performance and efficiency of energy usage in industrial, commercial and public buildings. This occupation is found in the building services sector. Building Energy Management Systems are implemented in buildings with mechanical, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) and electrical systems to enable energy efficient control of the internal environment. The buildings themselves can vary widely in size and function.

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. 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. We are offering a full-time permanent Apprenticeship Program 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.

As a Controls Engineer you could find yourself working in many different places such as Sports Stadiums, Data centres, Office buildings and many more! You may be responsible for the energy efficiency of the building you work in and be expected to make recommendations to the building owner about how to improve this. 

How you will do it

This apprenticeship will provide a foundation from which to progress on several career paths within the Company as a HVAC Controls Systems Installation and Service Engineer. During this apprenticeship you will learn about maintaining and repairing complete engineering systems.  This is a very exciting, challenging and rewarding role that will provide a start point for a lifelong career within a highly innovative and technical business environment.

The successful apprentice will enrol onto the Level 6 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship.  

This apprenticeship is a 4 year programme consisting of 7 phases. 4 on-the-job and 3 off-the-job in a training facility.  You will be learn to install, maintain and repair all types of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment and systems. 

What we look for

Minimum of 5 Leaving Certificates including Maths, English, Science and a technical subject at grade Grades O1-O4 (or A - C/A1-C3)
Enthusiasm to learn and an interest in problem solving
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

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