Skillbridge (DoD) Fellowship – Mid-Level Fire Service Technician

Johnson Controls

Orlando, FL

Job Details


This training opportunity is unique to ONLY active-duty US Military Service members with formal approval from their command, to participate as a Skillbridge fellowship in collaboration with Hiring Our Heroes (authorized DoD Skillbridge fellowship program)

Our Employees are the most important part of our Business. Thank you for your service, and for your interest in applying to New Opportunities with us.

Skillbridge Training Start Dates:

  • Depending on the qualified servicemember, dates are able to be adjusted

Be part of the future!
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. We are one team, dedicated to working collaboratively to create the purposeful solutions that propel the world forward.

What you will do
As the leader in the fire protection and security industry, we've been keeping buildings safe for decades. We're always looking for ways to do more and as we look to make our systems and technologies even smarter and more connected, it's vital that we have talented Installation and Service Technicians on hand to make sure our solutions are always at their best.

Our extensive training program includes on the job training online courses and instructor led certification courses by manufacturer.

How you will do it

  • This skilled position involves troubling shooting and repairing installed systems. Including panel repair/reprogram, device replacement/repair, resolving low voltage circuit troubles and system testing.
  • Organize and effectively utilize technical resources, information, material, and support to assure efficient execution of all assigned tasks.
  • Position involves the programming of fire alarm, security, and access control system panels.
  • Complete and submit all required task-related, activity, productivity, and other documentation in a timely manner.
  • On call and after hours work required on occasion at customer need.

What we look for

  • U.S. Military experience as an E4 or above (Navy, Air Force, Army, Marines, Coast Guard, Space Force, National Guard, Reserves)
  • 3 plus years’ experience on fire alarm.
  • Must be able to interpret blueprints, diagrams, and specifications.
  • Candidate must possess excellent written/verbal communication and outstanding customer service skills.
  • A good working knowledge of computers.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools up to 40 lbs. Able to climb ladders, scaffolding and high lift equipment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and overnights to meet customer requirements.
  • Ability to always follow safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.


  • CCNA, A+ and Network+ certifications a plus.
  • Experience CCTV and IT and IP networks a plus.

What we offer once hired as Full Time Employee (Post Skillbridge)

  • Competitive Starting Pay
  • Paid Training
  • Global Advancement Opportunities
  • Company Vehicle (as applicable)
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • And More!

Johnson Controls International plc. 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. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.