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lift technician





Lift technicians set lifts into a prepared framed hoist-way. They install support assembly, set up the lift pump or motor, piston or cable, and mechanism. Lift technicians connect the necessary electronic elements to complete the installation and connection of the lift cabin. They also perform the necessary steps to inspect and repair lifts, as well as the shaft and any associated electronics. Lift technicians make sure every inspection and report action is noted in a log book, and report to the client on the state of the serviced lift.

Scope note

Includes people working in installation and maintenance of escalators, stair lifts and other electronic transport equipment.

Alternative Labels

lift service mechanic

elevator installer

elevator service inspector

elevator builder

elevator erecting mechanic

elevator installation team member

lift repair technician

elevator service engineer

elevator engineer

lift construction worker

lift erector

lift installer

lift service engineer

lift maintenance mechanic

elevator constructor

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elevator service technican

lift installation worker

lift inspector

lift maintenance engineer

elevator maintenance mechanic

escalator installer

lift constructor

lift repair engineer

elevator service mechanic

lift installation team member

lift builder

lift installation team worker

lift service technician

elevator erector

lift erecting mechanic

lift callout engineer

lift engineer

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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