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Job Summary

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

Fire Alarm Technician / Project Manager

About the Job

What you will do

The Johnson Controls Suppression Team is responsible for selling, installing, maintaining, and repairing portable fire extinguishers, emergency lighting, and special hazard fire suppression systems. This team does not typically work on fire sprinkler or fire alarm systems, but often works alongside those teams to provide comprehensive life safety services to customers. The Suppression product line is present in more businesses than any other fire protection discipline, and as such this team reaches more customers and plays a bigger role in driving our leadership in all we do.

How you will do it

  • The qualified candidate will run a route servicing existing fire extinguisher and emergency light accounts, in addition to service and installation of pre-engineered and engineered special hazard fire suppression systems. Fire systems included in this definition protect kitchen hoods, automotive paint spray booths, data centers, fueling depots, heavy equipment (mining, manufacturing), power generation, etc. 

  • Up sell those customers needing products and services to meet compliance with current fire codes. 

  • Sell new accounts on the route based on the same compliance criteria. 

  • Complete all necessary paperwork as needed and meet deadlines set for paperwork to be turned into the district. 

  • Maintain your weekly, monthly and annual quota as set forth by the Manager. 

  • Comply with all customer service obligations as set forth by the manager and all company policies as set forth by the department, district, and Johnson Controls.

  • Perform all other duties as set forth by the Manager. This may include but is not limited to assisting other districts, shop, installation and marine work.

What we look for


  • Experience in low voltage electrical systems.

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

  • Knowledge of test equipment, multi-meter, digital analyzer, and commissioning devices.

  • Familiarity with clean agent systems preferred. Fike, Fenwal, Kidde, Silent Knight or Ansul.

  • Good understanding of off road vehicle systems. Ansul, Amerex, Afex, Kidde

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools up to 100 lbs.

  • Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult position such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 200 feet.

  • Able to work at heights up to 250 feet

  • Able to work in underground mines

  • Able to work in surface mines.

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

  • Overnight travel will be required. Up to 75% travel

  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service.

  • Maintain truck inventory to ensure timely response to customer needs.

  • Strong mechanical skill set.

  • Ability to weld and cut steel

  • Perform fire inspections and turn in paper work in a timely manner

  • 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

  • Self- starter/Able to work with little supervision

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

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

  • Retain any licenses that are required by National, State and Local codes.

  • Knowledge of applicable NFPA standards.

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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