Project System Specialist

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  • Canton, MA, USA
  • May 06, 2024

Job Description

Build your best future 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 a winning team that enables you to build your best future! Our teams are uniquely positioned to support a multitude of industries across the globe. 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. Become a member of the Johnson Controls family and thrive in an empowering company culture where your voice and ideas will be heard – your next great opportunity is just a few clicks away! 


What we offer 

·        Competitive salary

·        Paid vacation/holidays/sick time- 15 days of vacation first year

·        Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care - Available day one.

·        Encouraging and collaborative team environment

·        Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy

·        Extensive product and sales training with outstanding resources. 

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What you will do 

As a Fire Alarm Designer for Johnson Controls you will design fire alarm systems for commercial buildings. At times acting as a design lead on large complex and multifaceted projects and advising other members of the design team supporting these projects 


How you will do it  

Organizes and plans own workload, helps to direct and assign workload of less experienced design team members, and additionally works with other design teams when required. 

 Facilitates reviews of initial designs of medium complexity to contribute engineered/code compliant solutions where required.  

 Coordinates with CAD Support Technicians to prepare fully detailed technical submissions with complete detailed schematics and drawings to meet design criteria. 

Preparation of project submissions for high complexity systems including: system operation, drawings, and calculations. 

 Completes detailed calculations to verify system design meets code and standard requirements. 

Participates in pre/post project design meetings and attends customer/site coordination meetings, as applicable. 

Develops bill of materials to facilitate construction

Examines completed submissions in conjunction with CAD Technician for equipment application, equipment compatibility, and compliance with specifications and scope. 

 Provides support to Project Managers when orders have been received to assist in maintaining and/or improving project margins.   



·        Ability to obtain appropriate licenses required by national, state and local codes. 

·        Experienced with NFPA 72 (National Fire Alarm Code) 

·        Experience in Fire Alarm, Security, Nurse Call, CCTV and/or Construction Industry. 

·        Demonstrated ability in drafting/CAD, computer skills estimating/pricing, and project management. 

·        Demonstrated knowledge in fire alarm design and layout for highly complex projects

·        Proficient in reading and understanding architectural and electrical diagrams 

·        Knowledge of multiple electronic building systems. 

·        Advanced understanding of mechanical systems and their interface to fire alarm systems. 

·        Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Office Suite including, Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, Adobe 

·        Effective written and oral communications. 

·        High school degree or equivalent required. 

·        Ability to work a full-time schedule 

·        Available for local travel 


·        Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Drafting (AutoCad) preferred, Or equivalent field experience. 

·        Minimum of 3 years’ experience in design of Fire and Security systems. 

·        NICET Certification of Minimum Level III

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Johnson Controls International