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.
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.
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.
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