Santa Rosa, California

What you will do

The Fire Alarm Construction Manager is part of our Building Technologies & Solutions business with Johnson Controls. This position is part of our Fire business in which we serve over one million customers in the United States, providing a comprehensive array of fire alarm, fire sprinkler, fire suppression, integrated security, sound and communications, and nurse call systems and services. We deliver our industry-leading solutions in buildings and environments where life safety protection is absolutely vital – from schools, universities and hospitals to commercial properties, industrial buildings, and government facilities.

The Fire Alarm Construction Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of our construction installation projects for our customers in the central California territory; Coach and mentor technicians, order materials and equipment for these projects and monitor financials for each project. Will be out in the field 70%-80% the time visiting project sites and customers. Ideal candidate will have experience overseeing Fire Alarm installation projects in a very fast paced environment, knows the construction industry, and places an emphasis on safety. NICET certification a plus. Looking for an entrepreneurial, hands on professional to come join our growing team.

How you will do it

  • The Fire Alarm Construction Manager will demonstrate management/leadership abilities including: training, team building, job management, district administration, and effective interaction with customers.
  • This position is responsible for providing vision, leadership and direction to the installation department.
  • Set and manage productivity and performance expectations for direct reports.
  • Must be able to motivate employees; maintain and enhance a positive work environment utilizing management best practices.
  • Ensure safety and industry training is current and documented for all techs and that they have all the appropriate information prior to arrival at the job site.
  • Maintain schedule of installers and track hours assigned to projects.
  • Work in conjunction with the Operations team to complete work as needed.
  • Provide accurate project status updates during WIP meetings.
  • Conduct regular job site safety walkthroughs and EHS evaluations as well as accident investigations.
  • May help interview and/or evaluate employees and apprentices.
  • You must be proficient in developing business strategies, implement action plans to meet and/or exceed corporate goals and objectives.
  • Set goals and objectives for subordinates, communicate expectations to employees and periodically review subordinate's performance
  • Attend construction meetings and interface with end-users, architects, and general contractors

What we look for


  • 5-10 years of management experience dealing with Fire Alarm Installation in commercial industry.
  • Certifications: Fire Alarm, Access Controls, CCTV

  • NICET Certification license 3 or greater
  • Project Management experience
  • Estimating Experience
  • Knowledge of P&L a plus.
  • Experience or knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft products.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers to include operating systems such as Windows 7/XP/NT/2000.
  • 3 Years - Bachelors Degree

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Santa Rosa, California


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