CAW - Elevator Mechanic

Revision Date: October 2001
Classification: 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 Elevator Mechanic is responsible for preventive maintenance, servicing and repairs of alterations to elevator, dumb waiter, and maintains related records.


  • Performs preventive maintenance to designated units.
  • Takes all trouble calls as they arise.
  • Repairs all university elevator and conveyor equipment as required.
  • Carries out alterations that may be required to the above equipment.
  • Responsible for keeping records as directed by the Senior Elevator Mechanic.
  • 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 Certificate of Qualification as an Elevator Mechanic.
  • Must posses a valid Limited Specialized Electrical Trade Licence.
  • Technical training in electronics and hoisting.
  • Must hold a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License.


  • At least five years of related experience.
  • Should possess a good knowledge of the equipment presently in use by the University.

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