The elevator technician performs as a fully skilled, professional elevator technician able to perform specialized installation or diagnosis, and repair all types of elevator systems and equipment with an outstanding working knowledge of electronics technicians in terms of his overall knowledge of the field.
Assignments may cover fault diagnosis, installation, overhauling of all such equipment and the ability to use effectively all kinds of testing devices in the course of his work. Equipment worked on will cover all kinds of motors, traction motors, generators, trip devices, limit switches, signaling systems, meters, brakes, wire rope suspension systems, sheaves, pulleys, hydraulic systems, and conveyor systems.
Performs necessary maintenance on assigned equipment, including stripping down, repairing, or replacing parts as required. Highly skilled with diagnostic mechanical and electrical tasks as required. Troubleshoots and repairs all kinds of mechanical, hydraulic, electric, and safety systems.
Inspects electrical equipment to determine the extent of repairs required using test equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, meggers, meter-shunts, clamp-on instruments, and volt-ohmmeters. Installs, maintains, and repairs wiring systems; sets power and control panels; connects motors and controllers; and checks and tests electrical equipment before putting into service.
JSTC: Maintenance Craft Training Program Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV-Electrical or Electronics or equivalent
Line: Advanced Elevator Technician Training
8-years experience working with many different types of vertical
Duties and Responsibilities
Locates equipment faults and operating irregularities by making the necessary diagnostic tests, measurements, and analyses. This may be carried out with the equipment in place or, if necessary, by stripping the equipment down in the field or shop.
Determines the nature of repairs to be made and replacement parts required.
Performs necessary maintenance on assigned equipment, stripping down, identifying, and replacing parts as required.
Reassembles equipment, and runs operating tests to ensure satisfactory repair.
Prepares new or altered installations on all types of mechanical equipment including foundation work, lineup, gear box coupling, and speed control settings, and then runs tests for acceptance.
Troubleshoots and repairs all kinds of mechanical, hydraulic, electric, and safety systems.
Inspects electrical equipment to determine the extent of repairs required using test equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, meggers, meter-shunts, clamp-on instruments, and volt-ohmmeters.
Disassembles electrical equipment, makes wiring diagrams, replaces or repairs parts such as starter switches, controls, brakes, limit switches, wiring; diagnoses malfunctions and makes repairs to motors and generators; checks for electrical integrity, undercuts and polishes commutators, replaces brushes, and reassembles electrical equipment.
Installs, maintains, and repairs wiring systems; sets power and control panels; connects motors and controllers; checks and tests electrical equipment before putting into service.
Removes and installs electric motors and generators.
Practices good housekeeping including job site clean-up and conforms to safety standards, rules, and practices.
Revises existing systems and equipment to conform to manufacturer's revisions and modified engineering drawings.
Provides general guidance, work direction, and training for assigned crew members.
Performs any other job-related tasks.