Fire Pump Start-Up Form

Project Name:*

Is your pump new or a replacement?*

Requested Start-Up date:

Requested Start-Up time:

Requested Flow Test date with Fire Marshal:

Requested Flow Test time with Fire Marshal:

Company Name:*

Project Manager:*

Project Manager Email:*

Project Manager Phone Number:*

On-Site Contact:*

On-Site Email:*

On-Site Phone Number:*

Site Address:*

City:*

State:*

Zip Code:*

Please note any special parking instructions:

Is a fire marshal required during the flow test?*

Additional Notes:


Will STH need to provide the outside flow equipment such as hose monsters and hoses? If so, how many of each?

How many hose monsters?

What length of hoses are needed from the test header?


STH requires 10 working days’ notice to schedule a start‐up. STH has allowed 3 hours on-site to perform start‐up on the pump system between 6:30am – 3:30pm, Monday – Friday. Any requests outside of these times / dates will be an additional charge. This form must be completed before anything can be scheduled.

If the Start Up is canceled without 24 hours’ notice, you will be invoiced a $500 Cancellation Fee. Delays caused by other trades are your responsibility and do not absolve you of paying the delay and / or Cancellation Fee. Please make your Field Supervisor aware of these requirements and charges so they are ready when we arrive.

Please note: If STH arrives on site and the below listed items are not ready for start-up and STH has to be re-scheduled, the start-up will be deemed canceled and you will be invoiced a $500 Cancellation Fee. Any additional work during any start-up event beyond the standard scope will be invoiced at $129 per hour per Technician plus a $135 Travel Charge(Minimum $522) plus any materials needed. An additional Purchase Order number may be required for any additional charges.


If the pump is powered by an ELECTRIC MOTOR the below items must be completed before STH arrives.

Electrical:

  • Electrical Inspection must be complete and a sticker/proper documentation must be onsite in the pump room.
  • A qualified electrician must be in the pump room during start-up/flow test to make any changes to the wiring.
  • Line & Load side power to the controllers/drivers must be completed per NFPA20 and NEC695.
  • Generator is ready so the transfer switch can be tested at start-up (if applicable).

Hydraulic/Sprinkler Contractor Related:

  • A qualified sprinkler contractor must be onsite in the pump room the entire time STH is onsite.
  • Underground has been flushed to 150% of the fire pump rating. A hydraulic flush certificate must be provided. If the certificate is not provided or it does not meet the 150% criteria the sprinkler contractor and/or general contractor will be liable for any damage to the pump or delay due to the water supply.
  • The fire pump is mounted and secured with grout.
  • Water supply is on and system is ready to be charged/can have water flowing even with the discharge isolation
    open as required by the AHJ.
  • The fire pump and jockey pump sensing lines are connected at the proper points per NFPA.
  • All casing, pressure and air relief valves have been installed and are set at the proper set points.
  • If a main relief valve or pressure regulating valves are installed, all set points must be determined and adjusted
    by the sprinkler contractor.
  • All on and off set points for the fire and jockey pumps will be presented to STH or STH will set the points per
    NFPA.

If the pump is powered by a DIESEL DRIVER the below items must be completed before STH arrives.

Diesel Electrical

  • A qualified electrician must be onsite in the pump room during the start-up and test to make an changes to the wiring.
  • Line and load side power to the fire and jockey pump controllers and drivers must be completed per NFPA20 and NEC695.
  • Engine jacket water heater is connected with AC electric.

Diesel Hydraulic/Sprinkler Contractor Related:

  • A qualified sprinkler contractor must be onsite in the pump room the entire time STH is on site.
  • Underground has been flushed to 150% of the fire pump rating. A hydraulic flush certificate must be provided. If the certificate is not provided or it does not meet 150% criteria the sprinkler contractor and/or general contractor will be liable for any damage of the pump or delay due to the water supply.
  • The fire pump is mounted and secured with grout.
  • Water supply is on and system is ready to be charged/can have water flowing even with the discharge isolation open as required by the AHJ.
  • The fire pump and jockey pump sensing lines are connected at the proper points per NFPA.
  • All casing, pressure and air relief valves have been installed and are set at the proper set points.
  • If a main relief valve or pressure regulating valves are installed, all set points must be determined and adjusted by the sprinkler contractor.
  • All on and off set points for the fire and jockey pumps will be presented to STH or STH will set the points per NFPA.
  • Batteries to be filled with acid and charged 24 hours prior to STH arrival.
  • Confirm cooling water connections of the heat exchanger are proper and note damaged.
  • Confirm the exhaust connections are proper and most importantly supported without weight on the flex connector.
  • Fuel tank filled with diesel fuel.
  • Fuel inlet and return lines are connected properly.
  • Engine wiring between fire pump controller and engine wiring box is complete.
It is clearly understood that the test header valves and manpower to control the valves and take readings are the responsibility of the Sprinkler Contractor.

By completing this startup & flow test form I acknowledge that the fire pump/controller is completely ready to be started up and I have read & accept all of the above terms & conditions.

Downloadable PDF Instructions:

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