The Benefits of Being a Heiman Employee

We understand everyone’s life is different, and having the right tools and benefits can help make the journey of life more manageable for everyone. Here are some of the benefits we offer to help our employees take charge of their lives.

Health & Wellness
On-site Gym ~ On-site Climbing Wall ~ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Insurance Coverage
Two (2) Medical Plans to Choose From ~ Dental Coverage ~ Vision Coverage ~ Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC) ~ Life Insurance ~ COBRA

Retirement & Savings
401(k) Company Match ~ Annual Discretionary Profit Sharing

Paid Time Off & Holidays
Paid Vacation ~ Paid Company Holidays ~ Bereavement Leave

Employee Appreciation
Employee Appreciation Events & Meals ~ Company Logowear ~ Employee Discount Services Card

Every Friday afternoon OFF!
We work Monday – Thursday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Fridays, we get off at noon.

Current Openings

Fire Apparatus Technician

At Heiman Fire Equipment, we take pride in creating custom-built fire trucks for our customers. We are hiring an additional Fire Apparatus Technician to perform major and minor mechanical and electrical repairs and adjustments on heavy-duty gasoline and diesel-powered fired apparatus and related equipment and trucks.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Inspect and test work performed by shop personnel to ensure quality of service performed and compliance with standard operating procedures, federal regulations, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and emissions regulations
  • Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical failure and defects in fire apparatus and other equipment under supervision
  • Adjust, repair, replace, or overhaul a variety of diesel and automotive engines, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, differentials, transfer cases, hydraulic brake systems, axles, pumps, injectors, carburetors, final drives, sprockets, rollers, and truck and steering systems.
  • Perform extensive major overhauls and repairs on all types of fire apparatus including engines, drive trains, chassis, fire pumps, and hydraulics
  • Maintain, diagnose, and repair electrical defects, repairing or replacing starting motors, generators, and ignition systems; repair and overhaul fire suppression components and related equipment.
  • Perform complete fabricating and repairing to repair, alter, or maintain Fire Department equipment and trucks; performs complete routine maintenance including oil changes and lubrication services; perform CHP 90-day compliance inspections and fire pump tests.
  • Install or replace filters, belts, or other objects to repair equipment
  • Complete time and material records.
  • And more!

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred; one year of mechanical or related experience preferred
  • Previous experience with fire apparatus preferred and/or fabrication experience but will train the right person
  • Valid Class B CDL driver’s license and good driving record (or able to obtain CDL within 6 months)
  • Certified forklift operator (training will be provided)
  • Must have excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting abilities
  • Able to read, write, sort, check, count and verify numbers
  • Able to operate equipment used in repairing or servicing construction equipment;
  • Able to read and understand shop manuals and mechanical diagrams;
  • Able to follow written and oral directions; perform work safely;
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to use computer software program
  • Ability to travel and make occasional, on-site service repair calls

Bonus points for:

  • Previous experience relating to fire trucks, fire apparatus or safety equipment
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Self-starter with good time management and organizational skills
  • Able to influence others and manage conflict
  • A team-player, working together with internal and external customers, providing insight when needed and able to be flexible when goals or outcomes differ
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable

Here are some of the perks we offer:

  • Great benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, supplementary insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, 401k plan and profit sharing

If you think you’ve got what it takes, apply on-line right now!

Fire Apparatus Post-sale Project Coordinator

At Heiman Fire Equipment, we take pride in creating custom-built fire trucks for our customers.  We are looking for a Fire Apparatus Post-Sale Project Coordinator preparing detailed production specifications for custom fire apparatus construction based on sales contracts.

Here’s what you’ll do:

    • Review contract and sold apparatus file to edit specifications for sold projects
    • Make changes to specification as needed
    • Incorporate price changes and technical updates to the project file data base (Quote Writer)
    • Request drawing updates through apparatus manufacturer
    • Prepare and Maintain a Balanced Dealer Cost Worksheet
    • Prepare Pre-Construction Meeting Materials
    • Construct Change Orders as Needed
    • Prepare a Finished Production Packet to submit to the apparatus Manufacturer
    • Perform technical research on products to be included in written specification as needed
    • Examine work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to plans, policies and specifications
    • Maintain records and files of work and revisions
    • Work collaboratively with Fire Sales Representatives to ensure that end product meets customer needs
    • Answer questions for both production and sales throughout project.
    • Assist with inspections of completed apparatus
    • Assist with sales staff with pre-sale meetings or demonstrating completed units for customer
    • Provide customer service to Fire departments regarding questions about fabrication or apparatus as needed
    • And more!

    Here’s what we’re looking for:

    • Prefer post-secondary education with emphasis given to degrees in construction, automotive, or specification writing preferred
    • Ability to read and understand blueprints
    • Ability to proactively solve problems while analyzing possible solutions
    • Self-starter with good time management and organizational skills
    • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and listening skills
    • A team-player, working together with internal and external customers, providing insight when needed and able to be flexible when goals or outcomes differ
    • Professional attitude, reliable
    • Strong attention to Detail
    • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications and basic office equipment.  Familiar with Microsoft Excel.  Experience with Quote Writer is a plus

     Bonus points for:

    • Previous experience relating to fire trucks, fire apparatus or safety equipment
    • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
    • Self-starter with good time management and organizational skills
    • Able to influence others and manage conflict
    • A team-player, working together with internal and external customers, providing insight when needed and able to be flexible when goals or outcomes differ
    • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable

    Here are some of the perks we offer:

    • Great benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, supplementary insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, 401k plan and profit sharing
    • On-site gym and climbing wall
    • Off at noon on Fridays!

If you think you’ve got what it takes, apply on-line right now!