Honeywell Apprenticeship Program

 

Applications for the 2017 intake are closed, however applications for the Brisbane and Sydney based roles have been extended until 31 December 2016 - see below for application details.

About the program

Honeywell offers a four year apprenticeship program that combines on the job training in paid employment with formal technical training. Apprentices will have the opportunity to pursue a long term career in the innovative and diversified industry of automation and control.

 

The program allows apprentices to work in both our projects and service teams within our Honeywell Building Solutions team and work towards becoming a fully qualified technician. Honeywell technicians are leaders in their field and are responsible for ongoing service, maintenance and upgrades of automation systems as well as mechanical areas such as chillers and plant room equipment.

 

Apprentices will be trained on a range of Honeywell products and will have the opportunity to work across a range of facilities including manufacturing plants, hospitals, hotels, casinos, correctional facilities, office buildings, museums, airports and train stations.

 

For more information about Honeywell Building Solutions visit: HBS Information Page

 

For more information on how Apprenticeships work please visit the following government websites:

 

Australia: Australian Apprenticeships

 

New Zealand: NZ training and apprenticeships

 What we are looking for:

 Honeywell recruits both school leavers and non-school leavers for our apprentice program.

We are looking for candidates with the following:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and committed to ongoing study
  • Strong customer focus
  • Team player
  • Natural problem solver
  • Interest in electronics and/or computing
  • Strong maths skills

What is in it for you?

You will go from been an apprentice to a service technician with a nationally recognised qualification in 4 years. Your time will be split between on the job work at various Honeywell customer sites as well as time to complete your trade qualification during work hours.

 

From the start of the program you will be working on our customer sites learning how to apply your knowledge in a hands on commercial environment.

 

Learning and development:

 

In additional to Honeywell supporting you in gaining your trade qualification we also offer in house training to support ongoing career development. In addition to your trade qualification we encourage all our employees to complete a minimum of 40 hours training each year.

 

For more information about our learning and development visit our Careers page.

 Support

As an apprentice you will always be supervised by a qualified technician for your on site work. As part of the program you will also have the opportunity to be mentored by our senior technicians throughout the program.

Our performance and development planning process means you will receive regular feedback on your progress, so you will always know how you are tracking.

 

Types of apprenticeships on offer

 

Honeywell Building solutions offers apprenticeships in two of our business teams - Service and Projects.

 

Apprentices in our projects team work on commissioning new systems across our building automation or security systems and apprentices have the opportunity to become commissioning technicians at the end of the program.

 

Apprentices in our service team are responsible for service, maintenance and upgrades of our building automation or security systems as well as some of the mechanical components like chillers and plant room equipment. On completion of the program these apprentices have the opportunity to become service technicians.

 

Apprentices will work with control systems and will be responsible for installing and commissioning commercial buildings as well as writing software. These include heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems, Fire, security, access control and Closed circuit television (CCTV) systems.

 

Our apprentices complete a variety of courses under the Electro technology training package in Australia and the Engineering package in New Zealand.

 

Here is a listing of courses currently been completed by location (Please note that this is subject to change as per business requirements):

 

  Country

Location

Courses

Australia

 

 

NSW – Sydney and Newcastle

  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control
  • Cert III - Electronics and Communications
  • Cert III – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

 

ACT - Canberra

  • Cert III - Electronics and Communications
  • Cert III - Technical Security

 

QLD – Brisbane

  • Cert III – Electrotechnology Electrician – Fitters licence outcome
  • Cert III - Security equipment

 

NT – Darwin & Katherine

  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control

 

TAS/ SA

  • Cert III – Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control

 

VIC - Melbourne

(Please note Victorian apprentices are employed via NECA)

  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control
  • Cert III – Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Cert III - Security equipment

 

WA – Perth and Kalgoorlie

  • Cert III - Electronics and Communications

New Zealand

Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

  • Electrical Engineering – Level 2  + Industrial Measurement and Control -  Level 4

2017 Program Information


The following roles are available for the 2017 intake

 

 

 

Location

Qualification

Requirements

Licence/ Car

        

Application status

Brisbane

Cert III – Electro technology Electrician – Fitters licence outcome

Must be comfortable working in a corrections environment

Drivers licence and own car preferred

Applications extended till 31 Dec 2016  

Canberra

Cert III - Electronics and Communications

Must be an Australian citizen for background clearances

Must have licence and own car

Applications closed  

Townsville

Cert III Instrumentation and Control

Must be comfortable working in a corrections environment

Must have licence and own car

Applications closed

Newcastle

Cert III - Electronics and communications

or

Cert III Electrotechnology electrician

 

Must have  licence and own car

Applications closed

Sydney

Cert III - Electronics and Communications

or

Cert III Instrumentation and Control

Must be comfortable working in a corrections environment

Drivers licence and own car preferred

Applications extended till 31 Dec 2016

Hobart

Duel trade – Electrical + Instrumentation and Control

 

Must have  licence and own car

Applications closed

 

 

 


Recruitment process:

Recruitment stage

Online application

 

  • Once applications open please submit your resume, cover letter and most recent school report (school leavers only)
  • Please note your desired location and qualification

 

Phone Interview

 

  • If you successfully meet the selection criteria you will be contacted for a phone interview by our recruitment partners Migas. They will ask a range of questions relating to your application, as well as your understanding of  Honeywell and our apprentice program

 

Aptitude Testing

 

  • If you perform well at your first interview, you will be asked to undergo an aptitude test. This will include verbal, numerical and mechanical reasoning. No preparation is needed for the test.

 

Interviews

 

  • After successful completion of a phone interview you will be invited to meet with an Operations Manager and a representative from Human Resources at Honeywell.  
  • The interview will allow us to get to know you better.  It will also provide you with more information about what it is like to be a Honeywell apprentice and the type of work you will do.
  • In most locations candidates will complete 2 rounds of interviews

 

Reference checks

 

  • You will need to provide two professional referees who can speak about your performance at work of school.

 

Offers

 

  • If successful you will received a written offer to confirm your offer details.
  • Please note that it is a requirement for all Honeywell employees to complete and pass a pre-employment background and drug screening.

 


 2017 General Intake Recruitment timeline 

Recruitment stage

 

Recruitment stage

Timing

Applications open

Applications will open on the 15th of September for our 2017 intake

Applications  close:

Applications will close on the 7th October

Phone interviews and aptitude testing

Early to mid October

Interviews

Mid to end of October

We will be flexible for those completing end of year exams at this time

Reference checks and Offers

All offers will be finalised by Mid November

Commencement

Apprentices will commence employment in late January 2017.


How to apply

All applicants need to apply online via our recruitment partner Migas.

To apply please send through a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability to the role and your resume. If you are a recent school leaver (within the last 12 months) please also send through a copy of your most recent school report.

 

For all applications visit:

 

Sydney role: Honeywell Sydney

 

Brisbane role: Honeywell Brisbane

   

Please note that it is a requirement that all successful candidates complete and successfully pass pre-employment background screen as well as a pre employment drug screen.