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Fire Alarm Inspector


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Charlotte, NC
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Fire Alarm Inspector

About the Job

What you will do

Fire Alarm Inspectors are responsible
for conducting routine inspections, testing, service, and preventative
maintenance on Electrical, Fire Alarm, or Suppression life safety product lines
as well as similar competitive manufacturers’ product lines.


How you will do it

  • Work with low voltage wiring and associated
    devices for the operation of low voltage equipment.

  • Complete Service Acknowledgements with proper
    coding through communication devices such as laptop computers and/or hard

  • Follow and maintain a highly structured
    inspection schedule.

  • Input, retrieve and archive inspection
    documents via laptop computer.

  • Make minor repairs and programming changes
    with minimal supervision.

  • Provide technical training to less senior
    inspectors and trainees.

  • Complete assigned inspections on time.  

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we look for


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2-5 years documented experience in low voltage
    electrical systems.

  • Fire and /or Life Safety Systems experience

  • Experience in reading and interpreting
    blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, programs schematics and
    operational/product manuals.

  • Experience with hand tools and multi-meter

  • Demonstrates an aptitude for troubleshooting

  • Ability to follow verbal and written

  • Proficiency with using PCs including working
    knowledge of MS Excel / Word as well as iPhone apps.

  • Capable of performing physical labor to
    include carrying and moving equipment and tools up to 40 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.

  • Willing to travel out of town including
    overnight lodging.

  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service.

  • Self-starter that can work with little to no

  • 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.

  • Ability to work an on-call rotation, including
    evening and weekend hours


  • NICET level II certification in fire alarm

  • Fire suppression experience

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. 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 visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.


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