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Fire Installer


Job Summary

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

Fire Installer

About the Job

What you will do

Proficient at maintaining, repairing, installing, and programming conventional and addressable fire alarm, security, nurse call, intercom, CCTV Systems and other related building systems products.

  • Knowledge of test equipment to include oscilloscope, multi-meters, digital analyzers, battery analyzers, frequency meters, decibel meters and communication devices.

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

  • Able to work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing a ladder, scaffolding, working within ducts, crawl spaces above ceilings, etc.

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

  • Perform inspections and installation activities on electronic fire systems.

  • Overtime may be required during busy project schedules.

What we look for



  • Minimum of High School Diploma/GED

  • 3 years’ experience working as a fire alarm & security technician/ installer, installing, servicing, fire alarm systems and security systems for a large, premier service entity preferred.

  • Knowledge of major fire alarm and security equipment brands a plus, (such as EST, Notifier, Gamewell/FCl, Firelite, Radionic/ Bosch, Ademco, NAPCO, DSC, Silent Knight, Honeywell Access, Lenel, Software House, Kantech, American Dynamics). Simplex Fire systems a plus

  • Familiarity with applicable codes (i.e. NFPA 72. NFPA 70)

  • Strong work ethic and integrity

  • Detail oriented and strong problem solving skills

  • Proficient in the use of personal computers including such programs as MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat and database (software) programs

  • Have a working knowledge of test equipment including multi-meters, digital analyzers, frequency meters decibel meters, and communicating devices

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Perform work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working in ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc.

  • Familiarity with applicable codes.

  • State and/or local licensing a big plus.

  • Ability to work a full-time schedule.

  • Overtime may be required for this position with short notice.
    Available for travel, which may include nights and weekends.

  • Valid driver license with acceptable driving record, will conduct background and drug test.


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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