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Security Installer in North Charleston, SC at Johnson Controls

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What you will do
  • Proficient at maintaining, repairing, and installing 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 50 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.
  • Install, service & troubleshoot several different fire alarm and security systems, understand how to split a circuit to effectively troubleshoot ground faults.
  • Run and install conduit per NEC code.
  • Responsible for reading and understanding assigned project documentation and work orders including scope of work for inspections, and determine if additional information is needed.
  • Exhibit effective customer service skills by consistently communicating with Service Coordinator, Dispatcher, Management, and customers to ensure complete customer satisfaction experience.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including attending training classes when offered.
  • Follow troubleshooting guidelines and refer to technical/parts manuals, change notices and bulletins, modification notices, etc. in order to diagnose & repair equipment or systems. All work performed, whenever possible, should be reviewed with the customer.
  • Ability to lift/move equipment and tools weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Complete monthly vehicle reports in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate truck inventory to ensure timely response to customer needs.
  • Partner with sales to grow and protect the service segment of our business.

Job Requirements

What we look for
Installing, servicing, fire alarm systems and security systems for a large, premier service entity preferred.
Electrical experience, specifically in the commercial industry.
3-5 years of experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of major fire alarm and security equipment brands a plus, (e.g.,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
  • Have a working knowledge of test equipment including multi-meters, digital analyzers, frequency meters decibel meters, and communicating devices.
    State and/or local licensing a plus.
    • NICET Certification(s)
    • FASA-BAFA Card
    • 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.
    • Ability to work a full-time schedule.
    • Overtime may be required for this position with short notice. 
    • Valid driver license with acceptable driving record 
    • Pass background and drug test.

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.
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