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Fire Alarm Service Technician


Job Summary

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

Fire Alarm Service Technician

About the Job

What you will do


A Fire Alarm Service Technician is a troubleshooter and service expert.  Alleviates concerns the customer may have regarding a Fire Alarm system.  Advises customers of the status of the systems and processes of inspections.


How you will do it

  • Locate and alleviate trouble with damaged equipment or wiring.

  • Readjust equipment, repair or replace inoperative equipment and test for operation.

  • Read blueprints, building and electrical plans in order to complete equipment repairs.

  • Prepare trouble order forms to report temporary repairs.

  • Coordinate inspections and/or installations with police, fire departments, or other appropriate agencies.

  • Performs inspections of security, close circuit television, Access Control and fire alarm systems based on NFBA, Local codes and contract requirements.

  • Assists service technicians with system repairs and completes minor repairs including battery replacement.

  • Tests operation of system to the signal-receiving center to properly establish service connectivity. 

  • Complete all forms accurately such as the NFPA 72, TycoIS and customer paperwork as required.  

  • Manage and schedule daily, weekly and monthly contracted inspections as assigned to ensure monthly inspections are completed as scheduled for the calendar month.

What we look for


  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Minimum 2 - 5 years experience installing and inspecting/repairing TycoIS or comparable product line.

  • NICET I or II

  • Ability to read blue prints and schematic drawings.

  • Ability to operate hand and power tools.

  • Ability to unload ladder from fleet vehicle and climb ladder.

  • Ability to operate fleet vehicle in a safe manner at all times.

  • Ability to communicate and provide excellent customer service.                                   



Experience working on Low Voltage systems

Able to climb ladders and or scaffolding

Able to lift and carry equipment and tools

  • Valid driver's license.


Who we are

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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