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Johnson Controls Sprinkler Inspector I in West Springfield, Massachusetts

Sprinkler Inspector I

United States of America, Massachusetts, West Springfield

Field Operations

Requisition # WD30131980322

Post Date 3 days ago

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What you will do

In this role you will help save lives by assisting in the inspection of fire sprinkler systems. You will also be stepping onto a noble career path - to be a life safety professional.

Inspectors are responsible for assisting the Lead Fire Sprinkler Inspector with conducting routine inspections, testing, service, and preventative maintenance on Electrical, Sprinkler or Suppression life safety product lines. Johnson Controls will take an active role in laying out a training and development program for Inspector Helpers to help them begin to achieve NICET certifications and get promoted to higher levels of responsibility in our organization and in the fire industry.

How you will do it

  • Assisting our customers to keep their buildings and occupants safe and compliant by inspecting and testing fire alarm systems and associated devices to make sure they are fully functional and operational.

  • Complete Inspection reports and documents 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.

  • Complete assigned inspections on time.

  • Perform duties with the safety of yourself and your colleagues and customers in mind 100% of the time.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we look for


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Demonstrate a high level of customer service.

  • Able to work well with others.

  • Self-starter who can eventually work with little to no supervision.

  • Strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an ability to learn quickly.

  • Basic computer skills – Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook) along with SmartPhone skills.

  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Capable of performing physical labor to include carrying and moving equipment and tools up to 30 lbs.

  • Must be able to climb ladders and willing to work with scaffolding and high lift equipment up to 40 feet. Understanding this may include working within ducts, crawl spaces, above ceilings etc.

  • Able to work flexible hours including alternate shifts or weekends to meet customer requirements.

  • Able to adhere to, implement, and always follow safety guidelines and procedures.

  • Desire to take and then successfully complete the Inspector Entrée Course (Electrical or Sprinkler) and OSHA requirements provided by company training.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and driving record that meets company requirements.

  • Experience in retail, insurance adjusting, inventory or order management a plus.

  • Able to pass a pre-employment background and drug test.

  • Where legally permissible, if hired, candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no later than his/her start date, unless candidate has a valid medical condition or sincerely held religious belief precluding he/she from receiving the vaccine.


  • Experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams, and operational/product manuals (this can be taught to employee in first 12 months).

  • Experience with hand tools and barcode scanners. (this can be taught to employee in first 12 months).

  • Successfully obtain NICET Level 1 License within 1 year of employment, supported by company provided training.

Who we are

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, 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