Under minimal supervision, specializes in fine-tuning all equipment by making adjustments,
modifications, or updates to new and existing elevators and related equipment. Ensures
equipment is working to specifications. Troubleshoots malfunctions, performs preventive
and corrective maintenance on campus elevators.
1. Provides technical direction and assistance to elevator personnel in adjusting, and
troubleshooting malfunctions of complex elevator control systems.
2. Identifies and corrects malfunctions, analyzes and develops solutions to problems
with complex mechanical, electrical, and electronic circuits on various types of
3. Installs, upgrades, rewires, modifies and/or replaces parts and equipment according
to specifications. Inspects, tests, and adjusts newly installed equipment using various
computer based elevator manufacturers tools and equipment.
4. Reads and interprets blueprints, diagrams, sketches, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic
and electrical schematics and job specifications.
5. Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on elevators.
6. Prepares estimates of time, labor, and materials and other reports.
7. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the trade including specialized diagnostic
equipment and software.
8. Responds to elevator emergencies and may assist in rescue efforts.
9. May lead special projects.
10. Guides and trains maintenance personnel.
11. May serve in a lead capacity to cover scheduling and assignment of work.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma.
EXPERIENCE: Six years progressively responsible experience as an elevator
OTHER:Employees in an Elevator Technician position must be licensed as an elevator
mechanic by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations.
Certification by a nationally recognized training program (such as NAEC, etc.)
as an Elevator Technician preferred and participation in mandated continuing
education program to keep licensure and/or certification current.
Expert knowledge, skills and experience in maintaining and upgrading elevators. Experience
adjusting, troubleshooting and repairing complex single and multiphase AC and DC variable
speed motor drives and controls, various types of elevator relay logic or solid state
control systems using conventional diagnostic equipment along with specialized computer
based manufacturers diagnostic tools. Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA and other applicable
regulations and codes related to the elevator trade. Ability to read, interpret, and work
from blueprints, drawings, electronic and electrical schematics, and specifications,
prepare summaries and reports, draw schematics to document modifications. Ability to
work in, around, over and under fixed machinery and equipment; to work from ladders
and scaffolding; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.;
to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in
hazardous and irritating environments, confined spaces, elevator shafts and pits; to
wear and work with personal protective equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT