Technical Trades Training Programs

Our mission is to promote a culture that actively invests in growth and opportunity creation for entry-level and experienced technicians.



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We hire great people who deliver great results and world-class service, and we promote technical excellence with our specialized Sustainable Tech Program.  

Our mission is to promote a culture that actively invests in growth and opportunity creation for entry-level and experienced technicians. CBRE’s comprehensive career development platform is built on two core categories: our Tech Entry Program, a 90-day new-hire training program, and our Tech Advancement Program, a certification program for technicians and engineers in North America. 

Whether you are a working professional already in the trades or want to pivot your career into the trades, CBRE has opportunities and resources that empower you to build a successful career as part of our team.

Learning & Development

Tech Entry Program: Designed to provide individuals who have a technical aptitude, but with little-to-no facilities management experience with basic skills for an entry-level technician job in CBRE.

Tech Advancement Program: Offers experienced candidates ongoing and continuous certification opportunities exclusively designed for technicians and engineers. There are also optional leadership courses readily available to get you ready for the next level. 

  • Ninety-day-paid entry-level technician training programs.
  • Customized across 17 technical competencies.
  • General and specialized technical certifications.
  • Soft skills and technical leadership training.
  • Career mapping, mentoring and goal setting.
  • Access to 2,700+ online courses.
  • Accredited courses for CEUs towards licenses or certifications.
  • Partnerships with SkillsUSA, RedVector, OSHA, IFMA, LEED, Data Center Professionals, RICS and Uptime Elements Reliability Leadership Institute.

Rewards & Recognition

CBRE believes in rewarding outstanding employee accomplishments ―no matter what your role or focus, your efforts won't go unnoticed. The Tech Recognition Program recognizes Facilities Management employees for going above and beyond in their day-to-day responsibilities and for reaching training and certification milestones.

Compensation & Benefits

For other professionals on the CBRE team, we offer exclusive, market-competitive benefits packages designed to provide the coverage and security that fits your individual needs.

Desired Skills & Hiring Process

CBRE is hiring technicians at all skill levels. Do you have an interest in getting into the trades and a willingness to learn?  Do you already have a trades background in hospitals, critical environment/data centers, labs, state-of-the-art facilities, pharmaceuticals, distribution centers, or the military?  If yes, it’s time to explore a new career with CBRE.

We look to hire for positions in HVAC, Building Maintenance, Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Chiller, Material Handling Equipment & Robotics. View and apply directly to CBRE's open positions.


CBRE sponsors SkillsUSA, an organization advancing technical careers. CBRE supports SkillsUSA to help bridge the technical skills gap.

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