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5313 — Elevator Mechanic*

This standard is to be used for grading nonsupervisory jobs involved in the repair and maintenance of high speed elevator systems and moderate or low speed elevators, dumbwaiters, leveling ramps, and escalators to meet regulatory codes and work requirements. The work requires a knowledge of the construction, function, and maintenance procedures of dispatching or scheduling systems, systems components, driving and hoisting machinery, control mechanisms, guide structures, and car or platform equipment and counterweights. Skill is required in planning and carrying out tasks such as tracing and locating troubles, aligning and balancing the network of controls, adjusting and resetting safety devices, repairing and servicing electromechanical parts and equipment located in the machinery penthouse, shaftway, pit, or on the car or platform.