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Extinguisher Technician

Johnson Controls

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted March 27, 2021.

What you will do

Inspectors are responsible for conducting routine inspections, testing, service, and preventative maintenance on Electrical, Sprinkler or Suppression life safety product lines as well as similar competitive manufacturers’ product lines. 

How you will do it

  • Work with different types of Fire Extingushers to inspect and maintain
  • Work with low voltage wiring and associated devices for the operation of low voltage equipment. 
  • Complete Service Acknowledgements with proper coding through communication devices such as laptop computers and/or hard copy. 
  • Follow and maintain a highly structured inspection schedule.
  • Input, retrieve and archive inspection documents via laptop computer. 
  • Make minor repairs with minimal supervision. 
  • Provide technical training to less senior inspectors and trainees. 
  • Complete assigned inspections on time. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Who we’re looking for


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2+ years documented experience in low voltage electrical systems.  Fire and /or Life Safety Systems exp preferred.
  • Ability to pass criminal background and clean driving record


  • Experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, programs schematics and operational/product manuals.
  • Experience with hand tools and multi-meter usage.
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for troubleshooting systems and performing necessary repairs.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Proficiency with using PCs including working knowledge of MS Excel / Word as well as iPhone apps.
  • Ability to obtain CFAA in 12 months (or level 2 in 24 months).
  • Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools up to 40 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.
  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service.
  • Self-starter that can work with little to no supervision.
  • 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 G driver’s license and driving record that meets company requirements.
  • Bilingual French-English is an asset

Johnson Controls and each of its Canadian subsidiaries are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants, candidates and employees with disabilities, in accordance with applicable human rights legislation and in Ontario, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”). If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit