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Job Details

Elevator Mechanic Posted on Dec 12, 2017 by TRANSIT ELEVATOR CORPORATION

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $40.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 29, 2018
Job Requirements






Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Major Work Area

  • Service
  • Repair
  • Maintenance

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Elevator Constructor and Mechanic Trade Certification
  • Elevating devices mechanic

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Traction elevators
  • Moving walkways
  • Hydraulic elevators
  • Escalators
  • Disability elevators


2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Instruct apprentices
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Specific Skills

  • Adjust valves, ratchets, seals, brake linings and other components
  • Troubleshoot electrical or mechanical systems failures
  • Test operation of newly installed equipment
  • Install, test and adjust safety control devices
  • Disassemble defective units and repair or replace suspect parts
  • Carry out preventative maintenance programs to ensure public safety
  • Maintain log books that detail all repairs and checks performed
  • Assemble, install, repair, and maintain elevators, escalators, moving walkways and related equipment
  • Install and wire electric and electronic control system devices

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Handling heavy loads

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person

EDMONTON, Alberta T6W1A8

Advertised Until

Mar 29, 2018

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