HVAC Security and Fire Systems Technician

Johnson Controls

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San Leandro, CA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Be part of the future!

We are one team, dedicated to working collaboratively to create the purposeful solutions that propel the world forward. We hope you will join our diverse team of top people – you bring your talent, and we’ll give you the space and opportunities to grow and succeed. We are committed to make a difference.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Starting Pay
  • Paid Training
  • Global Advancement Opportunities
  • Company Vehicle (as applicable)
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Comprehensive Benefits
    • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
    • Health Savings Account (HAS)
    • Life Insurance
    • 401(k) savings plan with company match
    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Wellness Program
    • And More!

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $28.75-$35.86 (Hourly rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, please visit the Employee Benefits tab on our main careers page at

What you will do

Under minimal supervision, completes assigned programming, commissioning, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of fire / security systems per contract obligations.

How you will do it

  • Generates solutions to systems problems, either troubleshooting the system or advising others on how to resolve problems. Requires understanding of core and third party fire / security products, software and systems / electrical technology.
  • Assists in performing required commissioning documentation. Provide accurate information for as-builts documentation.
  • Adheres to safety standards and local and national codes, with a high degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety.
  • Proficient in using voltmeter and reading wiring diagrams/schematics
  • Able to troubleshoot access control and CCTV/IP cameras issues
  • Maintains appropriate local and National Fire / Security Industry Certifications (NICET).
  • Communicates with customer upon arrival and before leaving the work site. Continuous proactive customer interactions including an in-depth understanding of customer(s) needs wants and systems currently in place.
  • Assists in monitoring project execution per plan. Reports problems or changes to supervisor or management.
  • Completes paperwork and on site documentation as required.
  • Performs self-study (reading, research, and practice) to obtain technical proficiency on required products and application.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What we look for

  • High school diploma plus two years’ experience in installing fire / security systems required.
  • Electronics certification from accredited technical school or military electronics training desired.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to represent the company to customers and other outside contacts.
  • NICET Certification preferred.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Attention to detail.
  • 3-5 years Security and Fire Alarm experience
  • 3-5 years System Networking experience

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.