Class Specifications - G.25
Elevator Mechanic Supervisor - 8187
Elevator Mechanic - 8188

August, 1975

Series Concept

Elevator Mechanics perform or supervise a variety of skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of elevators and dumbwaiters to meet safety regulations and building codes; and perform other related duties as required.

Incumbents typically locate and determine causes of trouble in brakes, motors, switches and signal and control systems, using test lamps, ammeters, and voltmeters; disassemble defective units and repair or replace parts such as locks, gears, cables, electric wiring and faulty safety devices; install pushbutton controls and other devices to modernize elevators; and may instruct or lead semi-skilled or unskilled assistants.

Class Concepts

Elevator Mechanic Supervisor

Under direction, incumbents supervise and coordinate the work of Elevator Mechanics and assistants. Incumbents typically make or modify daily work assignments; insure that new and existing staff receive proper training; review work performed at various stages and upon completion; evaluate the performance of subordinate employees; recommend or initiate personnel actions such as promotions, transfers and disciplinary action; and maintain various work records and prepare written and oral reports.

Elevator Mechanic

Under supervision, incumbents perform operational level Elevator Mechanic duties as outlined in the Series Concept.

Minimum Qualifications

Elevator Mechanic Supervisor

Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations; two years of operational level experience as an elevator mechanic; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the suc _cessful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

Elevator Mechanic

Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations; two years of training as an elevator mechanic, or achievement of operational level skills; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.