Elevating Devices Mechanics may inspect, install, maintain, service, and repair elevating devices. Such devices can include passenger elevators, freight elevators, observation elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walkways, freight platforms, stage lifts, and others.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Elevating Devices Mechanic (636E)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average $20.00 per hour.
Elevating Devices Mechanic (636CE)
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination, and enjoy working with different types of hand tools?|
|Do you have good reading, writing, mathematical, physics, measuring and problem-solving skills?|
|Are you able to read blueprints and measurements accurately?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Are you able to lift more than 50lbs? Are you comfortable working at all heights?|
|Have you considered being an emergency worker? Do you have the ability to work closely with others?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Can you start and finish work on time?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as an Elevating Device Mechanic may be for you!
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