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What’s it like to be a Lift Mechanic?
Lift mechanics assemble, install, adjust, maintain and repair electric and
hydraulic freight and passenger lifts and escalators.
Lift mechanics working on installation and modernisation projects generally
work in teams on building construction sites. In these instances they work
closely with building and other specialist tradespeople.
Lift mechanics are required by state and territory government regulations to
wear protective clothing, including a safety helmet, goggles, gloves, shield,
spats and safety shoes or boots.
Lift mechanics may need to work weekends, on call or after hours to perform
emergency repairs. They may also spend a great deal of time traveling to
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Lift Mechanic earn an average of $1365 per week. The
[average annual salary for this job is $70980 excluding super.]
- enjoy technical work
- able to cope with the physical demands of the job
- normal colour vision
- able to work at heights and in confined spaces
- good communication skills
- good interpersonal skills
- aptitude in mechanical and electrical reasoning
- able to work independently or as part of a team.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Lift Mechanic
Lift mechanics may perform the following tasks:
- study drawings and lay out the position of steelwork, guide rails, motors, pumps and cylinders
- install lift guide rails and check that they are correctly aligned
- install cables, counterweights, pumps, motor foundations, escalator drives, lift cars, doors, entrance frames, and safety and control devices
- connect electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors
- test and adjust assemblies, including cables, wiring and electric controls, and adjust safety devices such as brakes and speed governors
- carry out regular maintenance programmes on lifts and escalators
- use laptop computers in the field for tuning and diagnostic work in fault finding
- find the causes of faults in motors, brakes, switches and electrical and electronic control systems
- repair hydraulic or mechanical brakes by adjusting or replacing valves, ratchets, seals and brake linings.
An experienced lift mechanic is able to perform more complex work functions
and tasks, such as adjusting and tuning lifts to make sure they work safely