Systems Designer - Security and Fire Systems (Job number: 124)
Atlanta, GA 
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Job Description

We are seeking an Electronic Security and Fire Systems Designer to join our Federal Systems team based at the world renown Center for Disease Control (CDC). We've supported the CDC for over 20 years helping support their security, energy efficiency, HVAC controls, lighting, and fire alarm needs. Our team here supports retrofit, install, and service work here. We invest in training for our employees here to improve technical skillsets in all of these areas to be a go-to resource for the CDC and their needs.

At Johnson Controls, we support our nation's most critical facilities, the people who occupy them, and the missions they enable. Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) is a specialized team serving as a trusted partner to the federal government. We help modernize U.S. military installations, Department of Defense and other federal agency facilities to be smarter, more resilient, efficient, sustainable, and secure.


Shift: Primary hours are 7:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday (start and end times are flexible based on employee needs). Overtime is available if interested.
Benefits:
Eligible for benefits on first day of employment
Vacation:
3 weeks of paid vacation per calendar year
Travel Required
: 5-10%.
Training: Training and growth potential is available to improve technical skillsets

As a Security and Fire Systems Designer, you will:

  • Performs hardware designs for flow diagrams, sequence of operations, bill of material, network layouts and electrical schematics as required, primarily working with the Softwarehouse C-cure 9000 system.
  • Performs software programming using established standards as a basis of design or custom as required
  • Coordinates the creation of necessary drawings and equipment schedules for submittals and installation
  • Selects, orders, and tracks the delivery of materials for assigned projects.Coordinates processes to meet factory and project schedule
  • Assists in the loading and commissioning of all system and network-level controllers as required. Assists in validation of complete system functionality and troubleshoots problems with subcontractors and other trades to ensure proper operation
  • Gathers field changes from the project team and creates as-built drawings (in Visio/CAD drawings) and software. Prepares proper documentation and/or manuals for system operation
  • Keeps management and JCI contractor or customer informed of job progress and issues
  • Assists in performing site-specific training for owner / operator on the total system
  • Completes paperwork including but not limited to time sheets, expense reports, and on-site documentation
  • Adheres to safety standards, local and national codes.High degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety

Required Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of experience with installing and/or commissioning controls systems including system-level controllers, including 2 or more years experience with design in the security and/or fire industry (i.e. flow diagrams, sequence of operations, bill of materials, network layouts, electrical schematics) and software applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of security and fire systems, electrical, and control systems.
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude.
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills required, particularly computer-related drafting tools, Fiber, Network layouts, and IP scheming. Visio/AutoCad experience strongly preferred
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance required. (This involves a background/character, criminal history, employment, and credit check.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with Softwarehouse Ccure 9000; troubleshooting, maintenance, and programming
  • NICET level certification


Who We Are

At Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI), we are One Team working collaboratively to create purposeful solutions that make a difference in the world. We are a Fortune 500 company with more than 100,000 employees worldwide offering the world`s largest portfolio of building technology products, solutions and services. As a member of our Federal Systems team, your work matters. We value and recognize your contributions and want to help you succeed. We invest in our employees, provide opportunities for growth and advancement, and foster a culture of inclusion and respect.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please check out our video.

Recently, Johnson Controls has been recognized by several organizations for leadership in Environment, Sustainability and Governance, as well as innovations in smart building platforms:

  • Named to
  • Corporate Knights Global
  • Identified as a Sustainalytics for managing material ESG issues
  • Received HRH The Prince of Wales' inaugural
  • Ranked 67 on the Drucker Institute's list of
  • Named Chairman and CEO George Oliver

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit

Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)


Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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