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    Classified Staff Job Description

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 050410
    Title: Elevator Mechanic
    Pay Grade: 33
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Repairs and maintains elevators, dumbwaiters and wheel chair lifts and other related electrical and hydraulic devices.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is a journey level position. This is first in a series of three classifications. This classification typically reports to the Elevator Mechanic, Lead. Working conditions - restricted movement, dirty environment; lifts or carries heavy objects.

    Example of Duties:
    • Investigates problems of an electric, mechanical and/or hydraulic nature related to the operation of elevators, dumbwaiters and wheelchair lifts, determines their cause and makes the necessary repairs to resolve the problem.
    • Conducts preventive maintenance and inspections of elevators, dumbwaiters and related devices on a scheduled basis to ensure their effective and efficient operation and conformance to safety regulations and OSHA requirements.
    • Develops new and/or modifies existing tools, equipment and components to improve the operation, testing, maintenance and safety of elevators.
    • Designs modifications in existing elevator equipment to meet changing needs and specific usage requirements such as computerized control circuits.
    • Performs annual tests to ensure the proper operation of safety devices.
    • Assists in determining the suitability of present elevator equipment, proposed modifications and new equipment.
    • Requisitions parts and materials required for service and repair.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of elevator repair and maintenance techniques.
    • Knowledge of OSHA requirements.
    • Skill in the repair and maintenance of elevators and related equipment.
    • Ability to effectively communicte.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Six years of elevator repair and maintenance experience; OR,
      • Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in elevator repair and maintenance; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.


      Revised: 01/24/2011

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