Under supervision, to maintain, and repair elevators and auxiliary equipment, including electrical circuitry.
- Inspects and maintains elevators and auxiliary equipment;
- Checks electrical control and signal systems, hoisting mechanisms and cables, motors, guide rails, brakes, doors, and safety devices;
- Checks temperature and moist level;
- Oils and greases moving parts such as fly-ball governors, pulleys, and runners; overhauls and cleans governors, and hoists;
- Replaces and tightens bearings and bushings;
- Vacuums and cleans selector boards, cleans and replaces capacitors, coils, contacts, brushers, relays, switches, pneumatic timers, solenoids, runners, and elevator doors;
- Adjusts and levels timing devices so that elevator's stops are at proper level on each floor;
- Overhauls mechanical auxiliary equipment;
- Repairs electrical circuitry;
- May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
- Performs related work as required.
Sufficient education, training, and experience, which demonstrates possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities.Experience Note:
The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma, and four (4) years of experience as an Elevator Mechanic.
Possession of a valid Certified Competent Conveyance Mechanic certification issued by the State of California, Department of Industrial Relations, Elevator, Ride and Tramway Unit.
Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify and maintain a County Drivers Permit.Knowledge of:
- Elevator electrical and mechanical components and systems;
- Design, construction, operation, and repair of elevators;
- The laws, rules and standards pertaining to elevator maintenance and repair.
- Maintain and repair elevators and auxiliary mechanical equipment;
- Read, interpret, and work from mechanical and electrical diagrams and blueprints;
- Follow oral and written instructions;
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Tolerate dust, noise, vibration, fumes, odors, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, cramped quarters, and inadequate lighting.Special Requirement:
Elevator Mechanics are placed on a rotating "on call" list for weekend and holiday coverage of County facilities. On-call status and availability will depend on department and/or assignment. Depending upon assignment incumbents will be required to be available and on-site within one (1) hour or two (2) hours of notification.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
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