Elevator Inspector

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

 

 

If you have elevator industry experience and you enjoy working with people – look no further! The State of Utah Labor Commission has a vacant Elevator Inspector position open in the Boiler, Elevator, and Coal Mine Safety Division.

As an Elevator Inspector you will be responsible for jurisdictional inspection of elevators, escalators, wheelchair lifts, and other lift devices for compliance. Due to the minimal supervision of the position, we need a self-starter with high integrity. Within your first six months, you will be required to pass the State exam and will eventually be required to pass the NAESA QEI examination.

**You will be required to come to the office your first day, then will be assigned a state vehicle which is equipped with your virtual office. This position requires frequent in-state travel, occasional meetings at the office, and will be scheduled to work four, 10-hour days per week.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
Duties will include but are not limited to:

Scheduling and conducting inspections and/or investigations.
Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc.
Providing consultation, making recommendations, giving appropriate advice, and/or facilitating decisions.
Analyzing, summarizing and/or reviewing data; reporting findings, interpreting results and/or making recommendations.
Maintaining detailed inspection or investigation records, preparing reports, and attending to other related administrative requirements.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Our model candidate will have:Strong work management skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Basic computer skills; ability to access web database to enter and search information.
The willingness to travel the state for inspections.
PREFERENCES
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
A Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) certification.
Been trained in the construction, maintenance, repair, inspection, or testing of elevator equipment (“elevator personnel”).
At least one year’s experience performing inspections and performing or witnessing tests on elevator equipment.
Four years of verifiable documented experience in the mechanical and/or electrical aspects in the elevator industry.
A mechanical engineering degree, US Navy Engineering schooling for elevators, and/or two years of college courses in an elevator industry related engineering field.
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR TEAM
This position is eligible for a rich benefits package, generous paid time off, and great work-life balance. You can learn more about offered benefits here. Learn more about the Boiler, Elevator and Coal Mine Safety Division here.

AGENCY
Utah’s workforce is one of its most valuable resources. The Labor Commission is responsible for ensuring safety and fairness in the workplace and fairness in housing. In addition to Administration, there are five divisions within the Labor Commission:Adjudication
Antidiscrimination and Labor (UALD)
Boiler, Elevator, and Coal Mine Safety
Industrial Accidents
Utah Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH)
 

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

The ability to deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
The ability to operate applicable safety equipment.
Knowledge of agency, professional and/or industry standards and practices.
Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures.
The ability to plan, organize and prioritize time and workload in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.
The ability to read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures.
Knowledge of testing and/or examination methodologies.
The ability to speak before a group of people.
 

Supplemental Information
 

Successful applicants will be required to pass exams and become certified as a Utah Elevator Inspector.
Valid driver license required to drive a motor vehicle on a highway in this state per UCA53-3-202(1)(a).
Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc. Inspection sites may include construction sites, prisons, hospitals, refineries, etc.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time. Must be able to enter confined spaces as defined in OSHA standards. May be required to perform inspections in a variety of uncomfortable locations due to placement within the facility.
Experience Requirements*
1) Four (4) years’ verifiable documented education and experience in the mechanical and/or electrical aspects in the elevator industry and is a person deemed to meet the A17.1 Code definition of “elevator personnel” and has at least one year’s experience performing inspections and performing or witnessing tests as specified in A17.1 Sections 8.10 or 8.11 and A18.1. This year may be concurrent with the 4 years’ experience. OR:
2) Two years of college courses in an elevator industry related engineering field (Documentation of education is required.) AND at least one year’s verifiable experience performing inspections and performing or witnessing tests as specified in A17.1 Sections 8.10 or 8.11 and A18.1. OR:
3) Meet the definition of “elevator personnel”** and have documented training AND at least one year’s verifiable experience performing inspections and performing or witnessing tests as specified in A17.1 and A18.1 as one of the following:
a) an Elevator Inspector performing inspections for an enforcing authority, or
b) an Elevator Inspector trainee working under the direct supervision of an Elevator Inspector performing inspections for an enforcing authority, or
c) an Elevator Inspector performing inspections and licensed by or under the jurisdiction of an enforcing authority,
d) or an Elevator Inspector trainee licensed by or working under the direct supervision of a licensed Elevator Inspector performing inspections and working under the jurisdiction of an enforcing authority.
NAESA’s Executive Director may require a notarized affidavit, signed by the applicant, attesting to their experience or education history if it’s determined that all education/experience has been in situations where documentation was not required or where documentation cannot be produced.
**A person deemed to meet the A17.1 Code definition of “elevator personnel” described as: “Persons who have been trained in the construction, maintenance, repair, inspection, or testing of equipment.”
***The term, “elevator industry-related engineering field”, means that the academic contents of formal technical courses, or equivalent technical education, taken to achieve academic competency forms the requisite technical knowledge to design, analyze, or test, mechanical, structural, electrical, electro-mechanical, or computer engineering components, or systems relating to the vertical transportation field.

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