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Fire Alarm Technician

Johnson Controls

This is a Contract position in Mississauga, ON posted May 23, 2023.

Job Details

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
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive Retirement Saving Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • And more! 

What you will do

Tyco Integrated Fire & Security (Johnson Controls) is a recognized leader in the manufacture, sales, and service of state-of-the-art monitor and control systems for fire alarm, security, sound, nurse call, integrated systems, portable extinguishers, and sprinklers systems. Tyco Integrated Fire & Security creates innovative, high-quality solutions that meet customer needs into the future.

We are looking for a Fire Alarm Technician Level 2 to join our Contracting group, Mississauga District Office.

How you will do it

  • Lead installation, commissioning, and verification activities on Fire Alarm related equipment for all type of installations, including connection of devices and circuits.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, submittals, and specifications.
  • Supervise, delegate and coordinate work with co-workers and electricians working on Fire Alarm systems. 
  • Complete verification reports for submittal to customers and carry out system acceptance tests with AHJ’s and other interested parties. 
  • Complete As Built drawings on the completion of the job.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of various product lines.
  • Identify deficiencies and code issues in the field during verification.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues, ground faults, open and short circuits.
  • Travel throughout the District business area when required.
  • Conduct programming modifications to an existing system without supervision.
  • Program audio and non-audio standalone systems (upon training).
  • Assist in developing employee training programs for employees and customers.
  • Mentor less experienced technicians.

What we look for


  • Minimum 2 years of experience within the Fire Protection industry.
  • Completion of a college diploma in Fire Protection or Electrical/Electronic or equivalent experience.
  • Completion of a Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA) certification or equivalent.
  • Knowledgeable of provincial building & fire codes for verification purposes.
  • Demonstrated ability to program basic fire alarm systems without supervision.
  • Proficient in the use of computers, Microsoft excel, word and Windows operating systems.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills with working knowledge of electronic test equipment.
  • Ability to express clear technical solutions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to lift equipment and tools up to 40lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Strong communication skills, leadership skills and customer service focus. 

Tyco Integrated Fire & Security offers an excellent compensation and benefits program.  Remuneration includes Medical and Dental coverage, RRSP with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and more.  

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