Johnson Controls

Fire Installer - Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego, OR
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Job Description

Fire Installer

Posted: Wednesday, 11/8/2023

Fire Installer IV

Be part of the future!

We are one team, dedicated to working collaboratively to create the purposeful solutions that propel the world forward. We hope you will join our diverse team of top people – you bring your talent, and we’ll give you the space and opportunities to grow and succeed . We are committed to make a difference.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Starting Pay

  • Paid Training

  • Global Advancement Opportunities

  • Company Vehicle (as applicable)

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Comprehensive Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan with company match

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness Program

  • And More !

What you will do

This skilled position involves installing, programming, troubleshooting, configuring, commissioning, and servicing Fire Alarm Systems, Access Control and CCTV Systems as well as other related building system products at customer sites. Including panel repair/reprogram, device replacement/repair, resolving low voltage circuit troubles and system testing. Organize and effectively utilize technical resources, information, material, and support to assure efficient execution of all assigned tasks. Position involves the programming of fire alarm, security, and access control system panels, but will primarily focus on networked fire alarm systems.

How you will do it

  • Perform installation/programming on integrated security and fire alarm systems.

  • Responds to customer service calls in a timely and efficient manner, troubleshoots and repairs as needed.

  • Will be required to participate in after-hours service program.

  • Communicates with central dispatch on current work order status and receives updates on outstanding customer issues.

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

  • Supervise and inspect the installation of equipment to meet customer and contract specification .

  • Completes necessary certification courses on internal and external products used.

  • Complete and submit all required task-related, activity, productivity, and other documentation in a timely manner .

What we look for

  • 3+ years documented experience in low voltage electrical systems, including Fire/Life Safety Systems, Access Control, CCTV, and Security Systems.

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

  • Experience with hand tools test equipment, multi-meter usage, digital analyzer and commissioning devices.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • 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 positions 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.

  • Overnight travel may be required .

  • Demonstrates a prominent level of customer service.

  • Ability to lead & work well with team members.

  • Ability to adhere to, implement, and always follow safety guidelines and procedures.

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

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

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

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

  • This role requires a minimum of a Massachusetts Class D Electrical License.

  • Must always comply with safety guidelines.

  • Working knowledge of electronic and digital test equipment.

  • Basic understanding of Network concepts and architectures.

  • Extended knowledge of DOS and Windows.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a short period of time.


  • Two-year Associates Degree in Electronics; Network; Computer Science or related field.

  • NICET level II or ability to obtain in first year.

  • Simplex programming experience highly preferred

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: (Hourly rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, please visit the Employee Benefits tab on our main careers page at

Johnson Controls At A Glance

At Johnson Controls, we transform the environments where people live, work, learn and play. We reimagine the performance of buildings and make spaces smarter, healthier, and more sustainable through the world`s largest portfolio of building technology, software, and service solutions. Our teams are uniquely positioned to support a multitude of industries across the globe. You will have the opportunity to develop yourself through meaningful work projects and learning opportunities. We strive to provide our employees with an experience, focused on supporting their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Become a member of the Johnson Controls team and thrive in an empowering company culture where your voice and ideas will be heard – your next great opportunity is just a few clicks away!
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