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Elevator Mechanic


Venture Elevator Inc.

Date Posted

June 28, 2024


  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $52.00 to $65.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 28, 2024
Job Requirements


Venture Elevator Inc.




  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • At heights
  • Confined spaces

Work setting

  • Construction
  • On-site customer service
  • Service
  • Maintenance
  • Willing to relocate
  • Repair
  • Fitting


  • Assemble and install elevators, escalators, moving walkways and dumbwaiters
  • Inspect wiring connections, control panel hookups, door installations and alignments and clearances of cars and hoistways
  • Read blueprints to determine work requirements
  • Repair and maintain elevators, escalators, moving walkways and related equipment
  • Install and wire electric and electronic control system devices
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Install, test and adjust safety control devices
  • Test operation of newly installed equipment
  • Disassemble defective units and repair or replace suspect parts
  • Adjust valves, ratchets, seals, brake linings and other components
  • Carry out preventative maintenance programs to ensure public safety
  • Troubleshoot electrical or mechanical systems failures
  • Maintain log books that detail all repairs and checks performed


Elevator constructors and mechanics

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Elevating devices mechanic
  • Elevator Constructor and Mechanic Trade Certification
  • Elevator Mechanic (non-construction) Trade Certification
  • Canadian Elevator Industry Educational Program
  • Technical Standards Safety Authority (TSSA) Certification

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Dumbwaiters
  • Escalators
  • Hydraulic elevators
  • Moving walkways
  • Solid state devices
  • Traction elevators
  • Workmen's hoist
  • Disability elevators

Area of specialization


Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Vehicle supplied by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?


5 years or more

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Long term benefits

Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

Transportation provided by employer

Special Initiatives

  • Jobs for Ukraine: This employer has selected to promote this job through "Jobs for Ukraine". Canadian citizens and permanent residents can still apply.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Elevator Mechanic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Elevator Constructors and Mechanics

Interest in precision working to adjust valves, ratchets, seals, brake linings and other components; and in performing preparatory construction work including steelwork, wiring and piping


Interest in carrying out preventive maintenance to ensure public safety


Interest in analyzing information to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical system failures and test the operation of newly installed equipment

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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