University System of Maryland

         Job Class Specification

FLSA: NONEXEMPT                               JOB TYPE: SYSTEMWIDE
EEO6:  H60                                    JOB FAMILY/SERIES: PHP MNT     
IPED-SOC: 47-4021
APPROVED BY: Chancellor's Designee:  EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/04/2012
             Joann Goedert, Assistant Vice Chancellor


Under close supervision, performs routine operational checks and minor repairs according to predetermined schedule of preventive maintenance for campus elevators and related equipment. Works closely with and assists the elevator technicians and Manager, Elevator Services while performing duties.


1. Checks operation of elevators and related components (such as elevator door interlocks, hardware and linkage, door operators, generators, motors, etc.) according to scheduled maintenance.

2. Examines elevator door installation for plumbness, lap, and working action; adjusts car hoistway and mechanical installation for alignment and clearance.

3. Examines and replaces defective elevator parts (such as door contacts, rollers, door guides, relating door cables, button modules, carbon brushes, etc. )

4. Performs routine cleaning on elevator parts (such as car tops, elevator pits, motors) using cleaning equipment and compounds. Paints elevator machine rooms, equipment, car tops and pits as needed.

5. Lubricates elevator parts (such as door hardware, bearings, pulleys) using rags, brushes and grease guns.

6. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the trade. Cleans work area upon completion of project.

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 or GED required.

EXPERIENCE: Three years progressively responsible experience in maintenance of electrical and /or mechanical equipment, preferably elevators or other conveyances. Applicable education may be substituteed for experience.

OTHER:Enrollment in a training program such as NAEC Certified Elevator Technician (CET) program or equivalent or elevator manufacturers training courses.


Ability to use basic test equipment (such as voltmeter, tachometer, ammeter and testing lamp). Ability to use equipment to move and raise elevator cars for maintenance. Ability to use small hand and power tools (such as drills, wrenches, and screwdrivers). Ability to clean and lubricate elevator parts and equipment. Ability to disassemble and assemble elevator parts (such as locks, gears and cables). Ability to replace defective elevator parts (such as door hardware, buttons, motor brushes). Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work in, around, over and under fixed machinery and equipment; to work from ladders and scaffolding; 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.



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