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Underwood Fire Equipment Inc Wixom, MI, USA
  • Employment Type

  • Benefits Offered

    Dental, Medical, Retirement, Vision
  • Compensation

    $25 to $40 per hour

Fire Pump Field Service Technician - Wixom, Michigan


Underwood Fire Equipment is one of the leading fire suppression companies in the world. We are seeking to hire a field service technician to join our team. This position is responsible for installing, troubleshooting, repairing, testing, and completing maintenance on fire pump systems. Housekeeping and material handling are also components of this position. We are looking for a motivated, flexible, self-starter and team player.


Our ideal career candidate will possess many of the following personal attributes:

  • Highly motivated, dedicated, and opportunist
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, timely and detail-oriented
  • Good customer/client relations and personal hygiene
  • Ability to easily understand highly technical concepts
  • Capability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Capacity to multitask and manage many projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well in a team or unsupervised
  • Strong mathematical and analytical / problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain all safety standards and code requirements by NFPA
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Office, and Adobe professional applications


Our ideal career candidate will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Fluid water hydraulics; the affinity laws of fluid water hydraulics
  • Fire sprinkler or fluid piping systems
  • Mechanical systems and concepts: diesel engines, fuel systems, turbochargers, alternators, belts, pulleys, etc.
  • Heat loss and transfer: water pumps, heat exchangers, etc.
  • Electrical motors: bhp, odp, tefc, service factor, frame size, efficiency, rotors, stators, bearings, starting method
  • 1-phase, 3-phase, electrical wiring diagrams and high and low voltage control systems; 12 and 24 VDC, 110-120, 200-240, 440-480 vac
  • Ohm's law: voltage, amperage, and electrical resistance
  • Low voltage, communication, supervisory, or alarm circuits
  • Knowledge of tools and good with one's hands
  • Able to read and use a tape measure for precise measurements
  • Join pipes by using screws, bolts, fittings, solder, and plastic solvent.
  • Assemble and install valves, pipe fittings, pipes, airlines, gauges, and various pump-related systems.


An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Frequent bending, stooping, squatting, and climbing up and down ladders and scaffolding
  • Ability to regularly lift and move 50 lbs. without assistance
  • Ability to work with arms above the head
  • Ability to operate and understand the operation of all protective safety equipment in the area

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25 per hour or more



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8–12-hour shifts
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability
  • Travel required


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


Work Location: On the road


Company address: 48216 FRANK STREET

Posted date: yesterday

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