Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
Skills and Abilities
Good physical condition and mechanical aptitude are important. Primary skills include: assemble, install, repair, and maintain elevators, escalators, moving sidewalks, and dumbwaiters, using hand and power tools, and testing devices such as test lamps, ammeters, and voltmeters; Test newly installed equipment to ensure that it meets specifications; check that safety regulations and building codes are met, and complete service reports verifying conformance to standards; connect electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors; read and interpret blueprints to determine the layout of system components and to select installation equipment; maintain log books that detail all repairs and checks performed.
Salary Ranges (entry level --> experienced)
$16.66 - $43.78 (hourly)
$34,660 - $91,060 (annual)