END DATE October 15, 2016

Fire Alarm Installer

Tyco Fire and Security - Urbandale, IA

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  • Company
    Tyco Fire and Security Tyco Fire and Security
  • Location
    Urbandale, IA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

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.

Fire Alarm Installer SimplexGrinnell

About the role

* Will program, configure, commission and service Fire Alarm Systems, Access Control, Nurse Call, and Intercom/Paging.

* Work with the project manager to resolve all discrepancies, and coordination problems that impair installation activities.

* Instruct and train customers on functional operation of the equipment/system, conduct simulations and answer questions.

* Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and execute projects on time and within allocated installation hours.

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

* Coordinate the installation activities with all trades to optimize installation time.

* Attend all required site meetings.

* Complete project documentation in a timely manner.

* Adhere to all OSHA and SimplexGrinnell safety policies and procedures.

* Participate in a scheduled On-call rotation.

Rewards and benefits
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.


Who were looking for:

* 5 years documented experience in low voltage electrical systems, including Fire/Life Safety systems, Access Control, Nurse Call, and Paging systems.

* NICET Level II certification and IA license preferred.

* High School Diploma or equivalent required.

* 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.

* 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 position 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.

* Demonstrate a high level of customer service.

* Ability to adhere to, implement, and follow safety guidelines and procedures at all times.

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

* Possess a valid drivers license, and acceptable driving record.

* 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.