Fire Alarm Inspector

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Tyco Fire and Security Cranberry Township, PA

Cranberry Township, PA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms

About the role:

* The basic function of this position is to perform inspections, testing and preventative maintenance of SimplexGrinnell Fire Alarm Systems as well as competitor panels Must be able to work with minimal supervision

* Carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 40 pounds, the inspector will work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 ft, working within ducts, crawl spaces above ceiling, etc

* Must adhere to and follow safety guidelines and policies at all times

* Complete Service Acknowledgement with proper coding through communicating devices, such as laptop computers and/or hardcopy

* Obtain customer signature upon completion of assigned calls

* Make minor repairs and programming changes while under direct, authorized supervision (minor repairs are defined as total repair time not to exceed 20 minutes or as directed by management)

* Professionally represent the Company at all times including: wearing a clean, company provided uniform daily, maintain good grooming and personal hygiene habits, maintaining effective communication with customers and coworkers

* Responsible for meeting customer expectations while performing quality inspections

* Effectively and professionally interact with customer

* Follow and maintain a highly structured inspection schedule

* Complete assigned inspections on time

* Be proficient in inputting, retrieving and archiving inspection documentation program via laptop computer

* Maintain all SimplexGrinnell manuals, vehicles, tools, equipment, etc in accordance with Company procedures and policies and in a professional manner

* Properly complete all reports, such as, mileage and monthly vehicle reports, as well as, the maintaining of adequate inventory levels within assigned inspection vehicles in like new condition


Well expect a lot from you, but well also make sure we recognize and reward your contribution. And well always do everything we can to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance. Wherever you join us, youll find we have a range of benefits and rewards designed to help you be at your best both in work and out of it.




* Must be proficient in the use of test equipment, such as multimeters, battery analyzers, frequency meters, decibel meters, and communicating devices

* Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record that meets Company requirements

* Must have excellent communications skill, using tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers

* Must obtain and retain any licenses that are required by National, State and local codes Must possess and retain NICET LEVEL II certification with three (3) years of hire


* Two-year Associate degree in a technical field, such as electronics or electricity, or equivalent

* Minimum of one year of directly related experience servicing SimplexGrinnell or industry related equipment

* Fire Suppression experience helpful