Elevator repair service is a job that needs to be done by trained professionals. Incorrectly serving an elevator can put the general public in danger so it is important that it is done absolutely correctly. Elevator mechanics install, maintain or replace elevators, chairlifts, escalators, and walkways.
Watch this video for a full breakdown on what their job entails.
At first glance, it is easy to think that elevator mechanics only perform elevator repair service, but that is not the case. They pretty much work on any kind of automatic lifting mechanism, like chair lifts or ski lifts. These mechanics can choose a specialization. They can either focus on the installation, the maintenance, or the replacement of elevators and other mechanisms. Each of these categories require different kinds of training. Any kind of elevator mechanic needs a deep knowledge on mechanics, electronics and electricity.
After an elevator is installed, mechanics need to maintain and service them as needed. Hopefully maintaining an elevator doesn’t involve too many visits if it was installed correctly, but any elevator is going to need a level of maintenance. It is important that routine check-ups are done on any elevator to ensure their functionality and overall safety.