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Security And Fire Systems Technician

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Johnson Controls, Inc. Rockville , VA 23146

Posted 4 months ago

What you will do

Under general supervision, possesses technical competence on fire / security systems and the ability to resolve or guide others through systems problem resolution. Able to perform programming, commissioning, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of fire/security systems per contract obligations. Provides detailed information to communicate design to customers, installation or service team and subcontractors.

How you will do it

  • Provides solutions to systems problems by troubleshooting the system or advising others on how to resolve problems. Requires thorough understanding of core and third party fire /security products, software and systems / electrical technology.

  • Configures fire/security systems, which utilize both core and third party fire / security products and systems /electrical technology as defined by the project specification or on retrofit projects while maintaining quality and ensuring customer satisfaction.

  • Orders material from both internal sources and / or external vendors, and expedites as necessary. Ensures timely delivery to appropriate locations. Completes all required commissioning documentation. Provides accurate information for as-builts documentation.

  • Assists engineering and sales by providing technical recommendations to produce job layouts and bid proposals.

  • Performs site-specific training for owner / operator on the total system.

  • Adheres to safety standards and local and national codes, with a high degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety.

  • Maintains appropriate local and National Fire / Security Industry Certifications.

  • Communicates with customer upon arrival and before leaving the work site.

  • Continuous proactive customer interactions including an in-depth understanding of customer(s) needs wants and systems currently in place. Plans for future needs with customer that include recommending complete systems enhancements and promoting the sale of add-on work.

  • Assists in monitoring project execution per plan. Reports problems or changes to management.

  • Creates and presents field proposals for small projects and labor and material.

  • May mentor Fire and / or Security Technicians on tools and technology. Serves as a Fire/Security Team technical resource.

  • May assist sales in development of cost estimate on complex projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What we look for


  • Three years experience required in the Fire / Security Industry required.

  • Experience within the fire / security industry with basic knowledge and understanding of fire / security systems, database structures, network configuration and analysis.

  • Able to act independently and to coordinate the work of others on a job site.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to represent the company to customers and other outside contacts.

  • Able to explain technical information to non-technical people.

  • Valid driver's license.


  • Electronics Certification from an accredited Technical School
  • NICET Level I Certification preferred.

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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