Elevator Technician


Posted on: January 14, 2021

Salary: $0

Summary of Responsibilities:

This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

Installs, maintains, and repairs elevator equipment, controls, lighting and circuits.  Ensures work in in accordance with NAVFAC MO-118 and ASME A17.2.  This position supports electricians in the diagnostic, repair, and installation of electrical equipment. Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on electrical support equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

Maintains and repairs elevators, lifts and similar equipment.

Troubleshoots and locates malfunction in brakes, motors, switches, hydraulics and signal and control systems using test equipment.  Reads and interprets schematics.

Disassembles defective unit and cleans, repairs or replaces controller parts, generators, and brushes.

Replace cables, elevator doors, perform major modernization and alteration work, such as replacing electric motors, hydraulic pumps, and control panels.

Inspect wiring connections, control panel hookups, door installation, and alignment and clearance of car hoist way.

Lubricates bearings and other parts to minimize friction.

Operates elevator to determine power demand and tests power consumption to detect overload factors. 

Estimates and orders replacement parts.

Removes passengers from stuck elevators.

Performs acceptance and routine inspections, conducts annual testing required in accordance with PWS requirements.

Keeps Service Records and updates Maintenance Control Program Technical Information Cleans machine room and elevator pits.

Performs other general building maintenance as needed.

Participates in the training of apprentices and/or other workers as needed. 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Knowledge of and ability to use materials, methods/principles and tools specific to the needs of the Elevator Mechanic trade.

Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and/or schematics.

Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Ability to use a computer.

Ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.


Standing, walking, driving, climbing/ladders, squatting/kneeling, reaching, grasping, pushing/pulling, twisting/bending, lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs. multiple times, fingering, talking, hearing, and seeing.


  1. Education/Certifications: 2 years related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
  2. High School graduate or equivalent
  3. Valid driver’s license.
  4. Certified Elevator Technician (CET) by National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC)

NAVFAC MO-118 requirements are met by having one of the following:

  1. Certification to inspect elevators by the licensing authority of a political subdivision (such as state, territory, county or city) of the United States or Canada as approved by NAVFACENGCOM.
  2. Satisfactory completion of the Elevator Safety Education Training Course and Certification by the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA).
  3. Certification by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International Incorporated (BOAC).


Personnel performing inspections and tests on VTEs must be qualified per NAVFAC MO-118. All VTE work shall be performed by qualified and trained elevator mechanics. VTE mechanics shall have a minimum of (4) years’ experience in performing maintenance, repair, and inspection services.


Most time spent indoors but possible exposure to extreme hot temperatures when working outside.  Possible exposure to distracting/uncomfortable noise levels, and vibration of body and extremities.  Risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, etc.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Background Investigation

LOCATION: Guantanamo Bay - Cuba



We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


Contact: Adele Rodriguez

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