CAW - Senior Elevator Mechanic

Revision Date: Revision Date
Classification: Senior Elevator Mechanic
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


The Physical Plant Department is responsible for the entire physical plant of the University including construction, renovations, provision of utility services and the care and maintenance of all properties.

Under general supervision, the Senior Elevator Mechanic is responsible for a preventive maintenance and servicing program on all elevators, dumb waiters, the supervision and training of subordinate staff, estimating time and material for new installations or renovations and maintaining records as requested by the supervisor.


  • Supervises and instructs subordinate personnel in the provision of the required services as directed by supervisor.
  • Lays out and assists with servicing of the equipment for which the incumbent is responsible.
  • As may be instructed by the supervisor, consults with departments for new installations or alterations.
  • Assists the supervisor in the design of a preventive maintenance program to ensure a safe and efficient operation.
  • Responsible to the supervisor for submitting orders and maintaining stocks of parts for repair, maintenance and servicing of equipment.
  • Submits to the supervisor daily records of hours worked for specific jobs, daily absenteeism and records of his/her work force.
  • Estimates time and material required for specific jobs.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with changes in the Winnipeg and Provincial/National Codes.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • Education to an acceptable level.
  • Must possess a valid Limited Specialized Trade Electrical License issued by the Manitoba Department of Labour.
  • Technical training in electronics and hoisting.
  • Must possess a Certificate of Qualification as an Elevator Mechanic.
  • Must hold a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License.


  • At least five years of related experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to supervise and relate well with subordinates.
  • Ability to maintain records

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.

"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students. 

Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period.  Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."

Questions or Comments? Contact Jindra Vancura at (204) 474-8288