Fire Alarm Install Technician

Johnson Controls

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New Castle, DE

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

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What you will do

Proficient at maintaining, repairing, installing, and programming conventional and addressable fire alarm, security, nurse call, intercom, CCTV Systems and other related building systems products.

  • - Experienced installing, configuring, programming, troubleshooting, and servicing fire alarm systems. Also, having basic knowledge of access control, CCTV, security systems, nurse call, and other building systems products. Other necessary skills include panel repair/reprogramming, device replacement/repair, resolving/troubleshooting low voltage circuit troubles, and system testing.

How you will do it

  • Knowledge of test equipment to include oscilloscope, multi-meters, digital analyzers, battery analyzers, frequency meters, decibel meters and communication devices.
  • Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing a ladder, scaffolding, working within ducts, crawl spaces above ceilings, etc.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, software/systems, programs, schematics and operation/product manuals.
  • Perform inspections and installation activities on electronic fire systems.
  • May be required to work overtime, alternate shifts, or weekends to meet customer installation requirements.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs, unaided by management.
  • Able respond to customer service calls in a timely and efficient manner, troubleshoot and repair as needed including emergency calls during an on-call rotation schedule.
  • Knowledge and experience using hand and power tools, test equipment to include multi-meters, decibel meters, and communication devices

What we look for


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Three (3) years of experience in Fire Alarm or Integrated Security Systems maintenance.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Electrical installation experience.
  • Excellent customer interaction skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs, unaided by management.
  • Self-starter needed that can work with minimum supervision.
  • Pass criminal background check and drug test.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets company requirements.


Five (5) years of experience in the Fire Alarm or Integrated Security Systems maintenance

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