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Fire Service Technician

FogHorn

FogHorn

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Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Unleash your potential with the Johnson Controls team!

As a global leader in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places, and the planet. Join our winning team and pave the way for a bright future. With our extensive reach across various industries worldwide, our teams are uniquely positioned to support and empower you. 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.

Join the Johnson Controls family and thrive in a culture that values your voice and ideas.

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Here's what we have to offer:

  • Competitive pay.
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time -10 days of vacation for the first year (plus sick time).
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care - available from day one.
  • Extensive product and on-the-job/cross-training opportunities, supported by our outstanding internal resources.
  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment.
  • Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy.
  • Company vehicle, tools, and equipment provided to complete all jobs.
  • Scheduling and management support.
  • JCI Employee discount programs (The Loop by Perk Spot).

What you will do:

You will have the opportunity to participate in our Upsell and SOS programs where you can earn extra commission on your work.

  • Receive service calls from Service Resource Center, including a brief description of equipment/system malfunctions.
  • Contact customer representative and ascertain equipment/systems problems.
  • Diagnose problems and perform service and repairs on electronic fire alarm systems and other related building system products at customer sites.
  • Follow prescribed troubleshooting procedures and refer to technical manuals, part manuals, change notices and bulletins, modification notices, etc. to repair equipment.
  • Service, troubleshoot and install many different manufacturers’ Fire & Life Safety systems including SimplexGrinnell.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications software/systems, programs, schematics, and operational product manuals.
  • Exhibit excellent customer service skills by consistently communicating with the district staff and customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Complete Service Acknowledgements with proper coding through communication devices, such as smart phones and laptop computers
  • Obtain customer signature upon completed service call assignment.
  • Participate in a scheduled On-call rotation.
  • Help to train or mentor others on the service team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we look for:

Required

  • Valid Texas Fire Alarm License - FAL
  • 2+ years documented experience in low voltage electrical systems, including Fire/Life Safety systems, Access Control, Burglar alarm and intercom systems.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, submittals, and operational/product manuals.
  • Knowledge of test equipment, multi-meter, digital analyzer, and commissioning devices.
  • High School Diploma
  • 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 positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet, working within ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends to meet customer requirements.
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service.
  • Maintain truck inventory to ensure timely response to customer needs.
  • Ability to adhere to, implement, and always follow safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and 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.
  • Retain any licenses that are required by National, State and Local codes.

Preferred

  • NICET Level II certification

Johnson Controls International plc. 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, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.

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