Title: Elevator Technician
Hours: Full Time
Summary: The elevator technician services elevator systems that contain a variety of interrelated electromechanical control circuits, machinery and devices, and involve applying a combination of established practices to troubleshoot problems. Traces and locates electrical and mechanical troubles in control, drive, guide, and car or platform assemblies by applying electrical test meters, precision measuring instruments, and test procedures. Repairs or replaces defective or worn parts, realigns rails, splices or renews electrical wires and conduits, resets safety devices, replaces worn or defective bearings, relines car and brake shoes, or aligns drive units, gears, car and counterweight guides…
Skill Requirements: Must be able to assemble, install, repair and maintain elevators. Connect electrical wiring. Adjust safety controls, counterweights, door mechanisms, and components such as valves, ratchets, seals and brake linings. Check that safety regulations and building codes are met, and complete service reports verifying conformance to standards. Locate malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches, and signals and control systems, using test equipment and repair efficiently. Maintain log books that detail all repairs and checks performed. Participate in additional training to keep skills up to date.
Physical Requirements: Work requires lifting, carrying, pulling, steadying, or otherwise moving elevator parts, chain falls, weight blocks, or tools weighing up to 75 pounds. Adjustment, repair, or replacement of parts or assemblies may require kneeling, stooping, climbing ladders, reaching over, under, and into equipment while in cramped or awkward positions.