Elevator Technician Job Description

Elevator Technician Job Description

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Elevator technician provides information needed to close out work orders or trouble reports by indicating type of work performed, time and material charges, exception codes, field reporting codes and other related information.

Elevator Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective elevator technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included elevator technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Receive, accomplish and document all work utilizing the Embassy work order system (GMMS)
Be available for periodic travel with extended overnight stays may be required to outlying DOS sites in Afghanistan
Work in office and residential facilities with additional duties on and around an active U.S. Embassy and related DOS facilities in Afghanistan including exposure to the dangers inherent with traveling to and working on such sites
Work ten hours/day, six days a week minimum
Assisting in the efficient operation, inspection, preventative maintenance, and repair of elevators
Repairs and maintains all electrical power supplies including service and distribution systems, main and distribution switchboards, panel boards, fuses, transformers, motor control centers, motor connections and starters
Performs preventative maintenance in accordance with published schedules, operating procedures and equipment warranties
Install complete residential elevator package including rails, weight carriage, running platform, motor, cab, lights, hall call stations
Troubleshoots, repairs and install a variety of elevator systems
Investigates problems of an electric, mechanical and/or hydraulic nature related to the operation of elevators, dumbwaiters and wheelchair lifts

Elevator Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Elevator Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CET, DOS

Education for Elevator Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the elevator technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Education, Supervision

Skills for Elevator Technician

Desired skills for elevator technician include:

Local codes and regulations
Operating a liquid fertilizer blender and fertilizer reactor
Applicable US Electrical Codes and acceptable trade practices
Computers and work-related computer programs associated with the position
Department of State Contracting
Elevator codes
Equivalent
Microsoft Office Suite
Minor rigging equipment
Portable power units and mechanical fastening devices

Desired experience for elevator technician includes:

Memory for verbal or written directions and abstract ideas
Electronics training through vocational school, apprenticeship program, or on-the-job training
Must be fluent in speaking, reading and writing English especially as related to electrical and elevator documents
Repairs and overhauls defective components, operates devices to test performance, lubricates and cleans components and equipment
Performs assignments in accordance with established maintenance and safety rules, regulations and procedures
Performs annual tests to ensure the proper operation of safety devices

Elevator Technician Examples

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Elevator Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of elevator technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for elevator technician
  • You will work towards ensuring quality service, improving equipment safety and performance
  • Promoting regular and proactive on-site communication to customer and the people using the equipment
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction through quality of service and through regular, proactive, and precise on-site communication
  • Responsible for accurate and real time back reporting of work performed
  • Maintain excellent relationships with the customers, the contact person and end-users on site
  • Manage the site environment during service operations
  • Identification of site risks, and timely communication of any such occurrences
  • Identifying “unplanned” service repairs based on the equipment needs, contacting the on-site contact person, get his approval if not covered by the contract, and perform them
  • Management of PAR stock levels (shelving, inventory, stock transfer) and timely issuance of replenish orders
  • Submit time sheets based on the execution
Qualifications for elevator technician
  • Certified Elevator Technician License
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of hand and electrical tools
  • Good communication skills with basic IT skills
  • Minimum 3 years Elevator Maintenance experience is a must
  • Locate and determine causes of trouble in brakes and motors
  • Related experience as a mechanic or service technician preferred
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Elevator Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an elevator technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for elevator technician
  • Perform functional and operational tests of refurbished, repaired, and modified elevator equipment, assemblies, and system
  • Must maintain security clearances, area permit(s), licenses, certifications, required for performance of assigned tasks
  • Must possess valid Florida Driver’s License
  • This classification may include managing hazardous materials or other environmental responsibilities
  • Maintain current and in-depth knowledge of all safety policies and standards related to position
  • Tests, inspects, repairs and maintains Embassy elevators
  • Performs maintenance, repair, minor modifications and revisions of Embassy Complex electrical systems, electrical equipment, motor connections, controls and passenger elevators under technical direction of the Elevator Supervisor
  • Receives and accomplishes all work utilizing the Embassy work order system (GMMS)
  • Repair/assist in repair of equipment/machinery
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machinery
Qualifications for elevator technician
  • Must have associate degree, bachelor degree or technical certification in a mechanical program
  • Great interpersonal skills - Displays honesty, ethics and integrity at all times
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills including a positive attitude
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office and Windows OS including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Memory for verbal or written directions, ability to analyze problems, and ability to plan and make decisions
  • Must by a Certified Elevator Technician and hold a valid KY Elevator Technician License
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Elevator Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of elevator technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for elevator technician
  • Order parts/shop supplies
  • Install new equipment (rigging)
  • Participate in the EHS Management System by reporting incidents or near misses, attending health and safety meetings, reporting problems and recommending improvements, and other related activities
  • Read manuals and instructions to determine the equipment needed for installation or repair
  • Install or repair elevator doors, cables, motors, and control systems
  • Locate malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches, and control systems
  • Connect electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors
  • Use test equipment, such as ammeters and voltmeters, to diagnose problems
  • Adjust counterweights, door mechanisms, and safety controls
  • Test newly installed equipment to ensure that it meets specifications
Qualifications for elevator technician
  • No specific educational background is required
  • Minimum of two years of vertical equipment maintenance and repair experience is required
  • State Certification is required as well
  • Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, schematics, and manuals
  • Ability to communicate clearly with peers, managers, and the general public
  • Must be familiar with PC, windows applications and Lotus Notes
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Elevator Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an elevator technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for elevator technician
  • Communicate with the customer for day to day installation and logistical activities
  • Test installed equipment to ensure that it meets specifications
  • Repair and assist in repair of equipment and machinery
  • Order parts and shop supplies
  • Responsible for accurate and real-time back reporting of work performed to ensure accuracy of customer notification
  • Responsible for maintaining excellent relationships with customers
  • Perform maintenance, repairs, and installation in collaboration with other Field Service Specialists
  • Manages daily workload with minimal assistance from Supervisor
  • Effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Ensure safety at all times
Qualifications for elevator technician
  • Assist with day to day operations of a Liquid fertilizer terminal, including inventory, paperwork, and logistics
  • Perform day to day tasks of inbound and outbound shipments by truck and rail transportation
  • Maintaining fertilizer handling equipment
  • A strong mechanical/agriculture background is preferred
  • Must be self motivated with strong leadership skills and a team player with the ability to multitask
  • Provide a clean, safe, and secure worksite
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Elevator Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an elevator technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for elevator technician
  • Weighing and grading of in-bound and outbound grain using both computer and manual tools to measure the grain and record it
  • Unloading trucks and railcars, use of approved tools/method(s) to open the door on a truck or trailer to allow the grain out
  • Ability to Transferring and piling of grain using small and large front end loaders operating both inside and outside
  • Loading trucks, railcars, containers and barges as applicable
  • Housekeeping of grain elevator and grounds, using appropriate tools/methods to conform to company expectations
  • Must work in confined space areas with respiratory and fall protection as required
  • Loading various vessels including trucks, rail cars, containers and barges as applicable
  • Tests, inspects, repairs and maintains Embassy, Consulate and TDY house Elevators
  • Performs maintenance, repair, minor modifications and revisions of Embassy Complex electrical systems, electrical equipment, motor connections, controls and passenger elevators under technical direction of the Deputy Project Manager
  • Ability to transfer and pile grain using small and large front end loaders operating both inside and outside
Qualifications for elevator technician
  • Minimum of 5 years of vertical equipment maintenance and repair experience is required
  • State Certification is required in most states
  • CET certification is a plus
  • Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, schematics
  • Must be familiar with PC, windows applications and Outlook
  • Must work in a quality environment

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