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Apprenticeships and Skilled Trades

We are the leading provider of building technology, products and solutions – controls, equipment and services for HVAC, security, fire and refrigeration.  A career with Johnson Controls is limited only by your interests – there are a number of technical positions where you can explore your interests, expand your skills and develop your career.

HVACR Careers

HVACR stands for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. They’re the systems that control temperature and humidity in buildings, and these systems exist in virtually every building, everywhere. 

Johnson Controls employs thousands of HVACR technician professionals across North America. Becoming a technician is your foot in the door to a financially rewarding career with plenty of advancement opportunities.

Our positions require strong problem solving skills, a mechanical aptitude, and solid verbal and written communication skills.  All of these positions are provided with a professional uniform, work phone, tools required to perform the work and a service vehicle.


Apprentice Electrical or Mechanical Installation Engineer

This apprenticeship will provide a foundation from which to progress on several career paths as either an Electrical or Mechanical Installation & Service Engineer. During this apprenticeship you will learn electrical engineering or mechanical engineering skills suitable for installing, maintaining and repairing state of the art fire and security, prevention and suppression systems.


Apprentice Mechanical or Electrical Design Engineer

This apprenticeship is a highly skilled technical role that requires you to produce designs for a wide range of installations to customer specification both commercial/industrial and residential. Mechanical & Electrical Design Engineers need to be very safety conscious and have good IT, mathematics and communication skills. During the apprenticeship you will learn to produce drawings and designs using Computer Aided Design (CAD), AutoCAD and additional design & prototyping software programs.