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"Elevator Installer and Repairer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Elevator Installer and Repairer"

1) Connect electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors.

2) Cut prefabricated sections of framework, rails, and other components to specified dimensions.

 

3) Disassemble defective units, and repair or replace parts such as locks, gears, cables, and electric wiring.

4) Inspect wiring connections, control panel hookups, door installations, and alignments and clearances of cars and hoistways to ensure that equipment will operate properly.

5) Install electrical wires and controls by attaching conduit along shaft walls from floor to floor, then pulling plastic-covered wires through the conduit.

 

6) Install outer doors and door frames at elevator entrances on each floor of a structure.

7) Locate malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches, and signal and control systems, using test equipment.

8) Maintain log books that detail all repairs and checks performed.

9) Operate elevators to determine power demands, and test power consumption to detect overload factors.

10) Read and interpret blueprints to determine the layout of system components, frameworks, and foundations, and to select installation equipment.

11) Test newly installed equipment to ensure that it meets specifications, such as stopping at floors for set amounts of time.

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12) Participate in additional training to keep skills up-to-date.

13) Adjust safety controls, counterweights, door mechanisms, and components such as valves, ratchets, seals, and brake linings.

14) Assemble electrically powered stairs, steel frameworks, and tracks, and install associated motors and electrical wiring.

 

15) Assemble elevator cars, installing each car's platform, walls, and doors.

16) 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.

17) Attach guide shoes and rollers to minimize the lateral motion of cars as they travel through shafts.

18) Bolt or weld steel rails to the walls of shafts to guide elevators, working from scaffolding or platforms.

19) Check that safety regulations and building codes are met, and complete service reports verifying conformance to standards.

20) Connect car frames to counterweights, using steel cables.

Job Description for "Elevator Installer and Repairer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Elevator Installer and Repairer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  47-4021.00


 

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