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Fire Alarm Service Technician
Richmond , Virginia
December 17, 2017
Fire Alarm Service Technician

What you will do:

  • Perform service and repairs on electronic fire alarm systems and other related building system at customer sites.
  • Service, troubleshoot and install many different manufacturers equipment including Simplex products.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, schematics, operational product manuals, and system software programs.
  • Manage daily call activity, as required by the customer's request, assist customers with all questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner.

What we look for:

  • Ability to demonstrate a conduct conforming to company values Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Accountability.
  • NICET II in Fire Protection.
  • Must have fundamental knowledge of electricity and a basic understand of trouble shooting techniques. (i.e.: Ohm's law, resistance and AC/DC circuits).
  • Knowledge of test equipment, multi-meter, digital analyzer, battery analyzer, frequency meter, decibel meter, and communication devices.
  • Able to work on ladders and scaffolding, work with power tools, and hand tools.
  • Must be able to solely and safely lift and move materials weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • Working knowledge of fire alarm systems, both conventional and addressable is a plus.
  • An attention to detail and the ability to work independently is essential.
  • Must be computer literate with Windows.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various company personnel and team members.
  • Good customer service skills are required.
  • A valid driver's license with good driving record; and the ability to obtain appropriate licenses required by national, state and local codes and the ability to pass drug screen and employment background check required.
  • +2 years of experience in the installation or service of low voltage systems. Fire/Life Safety Systems, Access Control, Nurse Call, Paging, Smoke Control, Clock and Telephone Systems is a plus.Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate and to meet the customer's needs.

At Johnson Controls, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.
Johnson Controls 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, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email

A little about us:
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