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Controls Electrical Installer at Johnson Controls, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description:

Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let’s talk today.

What you will do

Under specific supervision, performs routine installation and checkout on a variety of systems utilizing codes, company procedures, engineering drawings and personal analysis. Works with "Prime" electrical contractors as required. Develops a positive interface with the customer to ensure confidence and satisfaction with the system installation. 

How you will do it

  • Installs raceways, cables and wiring to meet local or national codes, standards and customer system requirements. 

  • Mounts and terminates controls equipment as needed. 

  • May assist sales with electrical estimates, including walking retrofit projects. 

  • Checks out wiring and terminations with test instruments as needed. 

  • Keeps management informed of job needs, progress and issues. 

  • Completes paperwork, including but not limited to time sheets, expense reports, and on-site documentation. Provides feedback to JCI Engineering on changes and keeps as-built drawings current. 

  • Resolves job site conflicts regarding installation issues or escalates concerns to management as required. 

  • Communicates with the customer as necessary upon arrival and before leaving the work site. 

  • Adheres to Johnson Controls safety programs and policies. 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

What we look for


  • Electrical apprenticeship or formal training in electrical installation techniques 

  • Possesses journeyman's level electrical licensure

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret drawings

  • Possesses working knowledge of local codes as it applies to controls

  • Experienced in scope determination of installation materials

  • Able to work independently


  • Four years' experience directly with controls installations is preferred

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