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Classification Specifications

ELEVATOR MECHANIC

Classification Number: 4475

SALARY RANGE

  Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
Salary Range 33 $5338 $5601 $5868 $6157 $6455 $6772 $7099 $7452 $7808 $8183

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS

The ELEVATOR MECHANIC inspects and repairs elevators and auxiliary equipment and develops and implements a preventive maintenance program for elevators and auxiliary equipment in State buildings. Duties are performed in elevators, elevator shafts, and maintenance repair shop.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES

This is a single classification and not currently part of a series of classes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Elevator Maintenance and Repair. Typical tasks: sets up and follows schedule for inspecting elevators or responds to emergency calls; tests, cleans, lubricates and repairs gear cases, brake assemblies, hoist motors and cables, hydraulic pumps and valves, drive assemblies, roller guides, door operators and locks, circuit boards, cam assemblies, rollers, brushes, contacts, relays, switches and indicator lamps; performs annual no-load and five-year full-load tests; keeps accurate logs and records of tests, inspections, repairs, and equipment replacement; accepts bids from outside contractors for major repairs; requisitions parts and supplies from outside vendors.

RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS

The Elevator Mechanic has regular in-person contact with agency staff and clients in order to minimize inconvenience when inspecting or repairing elevators. Employees in this class have occasional in-person or phone contact with agency staff and clients who contact them for emergency repair service, and manufacturers' representatives when ordering supplies or accepting bids. Elevator mechanics have occasional in-person contact with elevator inspectors who ensure compliance with State and Federal elevator codes.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Employees in this class receive general supervision from a unit supervisor such as a plant maintenance supervisor or an electrician supervisor, who evaluates work periodically for quality and compliance with State and Federal elevator codes. Emergency repair assignments are given verbally or through written work orders. Elevator mechanics use their own initiative to maintain a preventive maintenance schedule.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Positions are found in central and remote locations throughout State government (e.g., general government agencies, human or natural resource agencies, correctional, mental health, or higher education institutions, hospitals, etc.). They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position's location. They require the willingness to work overhead in tight, confined areas such as an elevator shaft. They require the willingness to work with and around electricity. They require the willingness to respond to emergency situations on short notice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years of journey-level elevator mechanic experience and possess a valid Oregon Elevator Electrician's license.