SYSTEMS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY: Install Apprentice Emergency Vehicle Upfitter - Lakewood, WA

Employer: Systems for Public Safety, Inc

Job Description:
Systems for Public Safety, Inc. is a Ford QVM automotive "up-fitter" and maintenance facility dedicated to serving police and fire fleets. We upfit vehicles for cities and counties all over Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.

We are looking for someone who loves a challenge, wants to learn something new and be a part of a team. We are looking for someone who enjoys working hard, working with their hands, and climbing all over different parts of a vehicle.

An Installer is responsible for installing emergency equipment into a variety of police fleet vehicles, as well as firetrucks, command rigs, and ambulances. Standard equipment includes radios, lights, alarms, remote starts, steel cages, prisoner seats, push bars, prisoner transport inserts, canine inserts and miscellaneous 12 volt leds and electrical equipment. Each technician is responsible for maintaining their workspace and must have their own tools.

In the apprentice position you will start at square one and learn from a direct training supervisor.


Must have a valid driver's license.
Must have experience with basic tools
Must be able to communicate effectively and have good work ethic
Must be able to lift 60 pounds
Pre employment drug screening and background check required by contractual obligation, services provided by company. Not an automatic disqualification.
Emergency Vehicle Technician certification required within 12 months of hire (will help with prep)
Must have the following tools on your first day of work:

¼ Socket set, Metric & Standard
3/8 Socket set, Metric & Standard
Screw Driver set (to include mini flat & Phillips)
Wrench set, Metric & Standard
Additional tools will be required within your first 90 days. Specialty tools will be company provided.


Benefits eligible on the first of the month following 60 days
Only full-time employees eligible
We offer medical, dental, vision, 401k, Life, and AD&D
PTO of 1.5 hours for every 40 hours worked
Quarterly Bonus (performance based program) $500-$2,000 per quarter

Contact Person: Audrey McMullin
Phone: 253-983-1103 ext 108
Email: [email protected]
Location: 2520 112th Street South • Lakewood, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $19.00/hr

Posted on September 12, 2023

Ready to start your new career?

Plan a Visit Explore Programs
Perry Tech Student
Perry Technical Institute

2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903

Net Price Calculator