Elevator Installers & Repairers


Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
Also called: Elevator Adjuster, Elevator Mechanic, Elevator Service Mechanic, Elevator Service Technician

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • building and construction
    Business
  • customer service
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Math and Science
  • physics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Technical
  • repairing machines or systems using the right tools
  • figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Persistence
  • Independence
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Elevator Controls INTERACT
  • Troubleshooting software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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