Elevator Mechanic Job Description

Elevator Mechanic Job Description

October 8th, 2019

Elevator Mechanics are skilled technicians that install, repair, and maintain elevators as well as escalators and mechanical walkways. Elevator Mechanics may specialize in either installation or repairs as an independent contractor or as an employee of a company.

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Elevator Mechanic Job Description Template

We are looking to hire an experienced Elevator Mechanic to service and maintain our client’s elevators, moving walkways, and escalators. As an Elevator Mechanic, you will be required to oversee the installation of new elevators, perform routine maintenance, troubleshoot malfunctioning systems, repair or replace parts, and conduct safety tests.

To ensure success as an Elevator Mechanic, you should have advanced mechanical knowledge of elevator systems, good troubleshooting skills, and be able to work after hours if required. Ultimately, a top-class Elevator Mechanic installs, repairs, and maintains a client’s system with the least amount of down-time.

Elevator Mechanic Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the installation of elevators, mechanical walkways, and escalators.
  • Responding to mechanical failures and system malfunctions.
  • Installing and testing electrical systems.
  • Servicing and maintaining machine parts.
  • Repairing or replacing system parts.
  • Oiling and greasing moving parts.
  • Carrying out safety checks.
  • Maintaining stock and ordering supplies.
  • Maintaining a clean working area.

Elevator Mechanic Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Relevant mechanical certification.
  • Previous work experience as an Elevator Mechanic.
  • Advanced knowledge of elevator systems, mechanical walkways, and escalators.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical malfunctions.
  • Physically fit and able to lift heavy objects.
  • Ability to travel and work after hours when required.
  • Ability to work independently.

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