Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
Good physical condition and mechanical aptitude are important. Primary skills include: assemble, install, repair, and maintain elevators, escalators, moving sidewalks, and dumbwaiters, using hand and power tools, and testing devices such as test lamps, ammeters, and voltmeters; Test newly installed equipment to ensure that it meets specifications; check that safety regulations and building codes are met, and complete service reports verifying conformance to standards; connect electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors; read and interpret blueprints to determine the layout of system components and to select installation equipment; maintain log books that detail all repairs and checks performed.
*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/
* Low range wage rates based on the 25th percentile wage level. High range wage rates based on the 90th percentile wage level.
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