Fire Alarm Inspector

Johnson Controls, Inc. Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

What you will do

Inspectors are responsible for conducting routine inspections, testing, service, and preventative maintenance on Electrical, Sprinkler 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 copy.

  • Follow and maintain a highly structured inspection schedule.

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

  • Make minor repairs and programming changes to systems being inspected.

  • Provide technical training to less senior inspectors and trainees.

  • Complete assigned inspections on time.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we look for


  • Fire Alarm License

  • 2-5 years documented service experience in fire alarm or fire sprinkler

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

  • Experience with hand tools and multi-meter usage.

  • Demonstrates an aptitude for troubleshooting systems and performing necessary repairs.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

  • 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.

  • Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times.

  • Able to obtain and retain any licenses that are required by National, State and Local codes.

  • Successful completion of the Inspector Entre Course (Electrical or Sprinkler).

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

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

  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service.

  • Ability to work well with others.

  • Self starter that can work with little to no supervision.

  • Strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an ability to learn quickly.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.


  • Special Hazards experience

  • Fire pump experience

  • Service background

  • NICET Level II certification

  • Backflow License

  • Familiarity with sprinkler systems and extinguishers

What else you'll get

Supportive team environment, flexible schedule, mobile device, laptop, company vehicle. Add to that a competitive salary, best in class benefits package that starts on day 1, which includes medical, dental & vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid time off and career growth opportunities.

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

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