Perform routine and complex preventative and corrective maintenance and repair of equipment, fixtures, wiring and controls associated with electric and hydraulic elevators, vertical platform lifts (VPL's), and dumbwaiters.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Inspect elevator control boards, switches, circuitry and relay systems using test lamps, ammeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, and other testing equipment and devices to ensure the safe and proper operation of all elevators, VPL's, and dumbwaiters.
Maintain, modify, calibrate, adjust, replace and repair printed circuits boards, electronic relay components, controls, and other mechanical and electronic equipment.
Diagnose malfunctions; lubricate, maintain, replace and repair locks, gears, doors, fuses, coils, brakes, cables, motors, bearings, condensers, contacts, defective wires, carbon brushes and any other related components.
Schedule preventative maintenance for all elevators and related equipment as outlined in the standard EMU preventative maintenance work order.
Inspect, maintain, and repair indicator panels, safety features and hydraulic pumps.
Perform all required safety tests in accordance with State of Michigan regulations; and assist in conducting official inspections.
Use hand and power tools.
Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches and specifications.
Maintain cleanliness of work and storage areas and all tools, vehicles and equipment used in the performance of duties.
Report any damage, malfunction, irregularities and/or potential hazards in buildings, grounds, equipment, vehicles or supplies to supervisor.
Maintain records, logs and reports of materials, service and time expended.
Operate motor vehicles.
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
Ability to read, write, interpret instructions and perform basic arithmetic, typically acquired through the completion of a high school education, is necessary.
Possession of a current class A Department of Labor recognized State of Michigan Elevator Repair Journeyperson's License is necessary.
Completion of a department of labor recognized elevator apprenticeship program is necessary.
Possession of a valid driver's license recognized by the State of Michigan is necessary.
Three (3) years within the last five (5) years performing elevator maintenance and repair work in the State of Michigan is necessary.
The ability to perform physically active work of a heavy nature, requiring frequent walking, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, and crouching activity to perform maintenance and repair of equipment is necessary.
The ability to lift 50 pounds frequently and occasionally exert 100 pounds of force to move equipment and tool is necessary.
Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, equipment, occupational hazards, and safety precautions of the trade is necessary.
The ability to erect and work from ladders, scaffolding, lifts, boom trucks, and similar devices is necessary.
Ability to meet Departmental standards of reasonable personal hygiene is necessary.
Internal Number: 10902
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