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Johnson Controls Experienced Fire Install Technician - Quad Cities/Dubuque Area in Des Moines, Iowa

Experienced Fire Install Technician - Quad Cities/Dubuque Area

United States of America, Iowa, Des Moines

Field Operations

Requisition # WD30127506270

Post Date Oct 06, 2021

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This position will cover a territory around the Dubuque/Quad Cities area.

What you will doThis skilled position involves installing, programming, troubleshooting, configuring, commissioning, and servicing Fire Alarm Systems, Access Control and CCTV Systems as well as other related building system products at customer sites. Including panel repair/reprogram, device replacement/repair, resolving low voltage circuit troubles and system testing. Organize and effectively utilize technical resources, information, material, and support to assure efficient execution of all assigned tasks. Position involves the programming of fire alarm, security, and access control system panels, but will primarily focus on networked fire alarm systems.How you will do it

Perform installation/programming on integrated security and fire alarm systems.

Responds to customer service calls in a timely and efficient manner, troubleshoots and repairs as needed.

Will be required to participate in after-hours service program.

Communicates with central dispatch on current work order status and receives updates on outstanding customer issues.

Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, software/systems programs, schematics, and operational/product manuals.

Supervise and inspect the installation of equipment to meet customer and contract specification.

Completes necessary certification courses on internal and external products used.

Complete and submit all required task-related, activity, productivity, and other documentation in a timely manner.

What we look forRequired

3+ years documented experience in low voltage electrical systems, including Fire/Life Safety Systems, Access Control, CCTV, and Security Systems.

Experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, submittals, and operational/product manuals.

Experience with hand tools test equipment, multi-meter usage, digital analyzer and commissioning devices.

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools up to 50-70 lbs.

Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult position such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working within ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc

Ability to work flexible hours including weekends to meet customer requirements.

Overnight travel may be required.

Demonstrate a high level of customer service.

Ability to lead & work well with team members.

Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times.

Strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an ability to learn quickly.

Possess a valid driver’s license and driving record that meets company requirements.

Able to pass a pre-employment background and drug test.

Able to obtain and retain any licenses that are required by National, State and Local codes.

This role requires a minimum of a Massachusetts Class D Electrical License.

Must comply with safety guidelines at all times.

Working knowledge of electronic and digital test equipment.

Basic understanding of Network concepts and architectures.

Extended knowledge of DOS and Windows.

Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a short period of time.


Two-year Associates Degree in Electronics; Network; Computer Science or related field.

NICET level II or ability to obtain in first year.

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, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please