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    Classified Staff Job Description

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 050425
    Title: Elevator Mechanic Supervisor
    Pay Grade: 51
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Supervises elevator mechanics and trades helpers in the repair, maintenance and installation of elevator systems, such as building elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, hoists and cranes.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is third in a series of three classifications. This classification typically reports to an Assistant Director.

    Example of Duties:
    • Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis.
    • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight.
    • Schedules, assigns, plans and monitors the work of elevator shop personnel performing a variety of elevator projects.
    • Plans and develops work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of elevator expenditures and procedures for elevator equipment maintenance.
    • Reviews plans for future buildings and inspects new buildings to ensure compatibility with existing elevator codes and maintenance standards.
    • Prepares material and labor estimates.
    • Monitors the acquisition and use of materials.
    • Maintains time, payroll, work order, material, equipment and other elevator shop records and submits reports.
    • Trains or informs employees of new work methods or procedures, changes in safety regulations, work policies and elevator codes and standards.
    • Ensures budgeting guidelines are met; prioritizes shop expenditures to stay within budget and assists in preparation of capital and operations budgets.
    • Interprets university and department policies to assigned personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to proper codes and standards.
    • Inspects new construction and remodels.
    • Assists engineers in design requirements.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of computer operations.
    • Knowledge of the tools, equipment and materials common to the elevator trade.
    • Knowledge of applicable elevator codes, standards and regulations.
    • Knowledge of OSHA Requirements.
    • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
    • Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of elevator equipment and components.
    • Skill in estimating time and material requirements of assigned work projects.
    • Skill in applying supervisory techniques.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Nine years of elevator repair and maintenance experience which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
      • Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in elevator repair and maintenance AND three years of elevator repair and maintenance experience which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.



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