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Fire Alarm Installer


Job Summary

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

Fire Alarm Installer

About the Job

What you will do

  • Install, program, configure, commission and service Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems including but not limited to; Simplex, Inergen, Sapphire, FM-200, and CO2 as well as other related building system products at customer sites. 

  • Help to train or mentor others on the installation team. 

  • Execute projects on time and within allocated installation hours. 

  • Work with the project manager to resolve all discrepancies, and coordination problems that impair installation activities.  

  • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. 

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

  • Coordinate the installation activities with all trades to optimize installation time. 

  • Attend all required site meetings. 

  • Instruct and train customers on functional operation of the equipment/system.  Conduct simulations and answer questions. 

  • Exhibit excellent customer service skills by consistently communicating with the district staff and customers to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Complete project documentation in a timely manner. 

  • Adhere to all OSHA and SimplexGrinnell safety policies and procedures.

  • Participate in a scheduled On-call rotation.  

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we look for


  • 3-5 years documented experience in low voltage
    electrical systems, including Fire/Life Safety systems, Access Control,
    Nurse Call, and Paging 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

  • 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
    acceptable driving record.

  • 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.

  • NICET Level II certification desired.

  • Completion of SimplexGrinnell 4120 Network
    training within 12 months.

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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