Career Opportunity

Elevator Service Technician

An experienced, self-motivated mechanic to join our maintenance team in New York.

About this position

We are looking for a service technician to join our maintenance and repair team. To be a good fit for us, you will need to have experience working on all types of elevators, hydraulic as well as traction ones, across a range of makes and models. You will be responsible for performing maintenance and repairs as needed, and must be able to troubleshoot and solve problems quickly and efficiently.


  • Health insurance, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage
  • 6% match toward your retirement account
  • Top Pay in the industry/mechanic scale
  • Advancement Opportunities through our CET training program


  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair on commercial and residential elevators
  • Maintain inventory and spare parts
  • Perform daily inspections on equipment, and document findings
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on all relevant elevator equipment, including monitoring systems and access systems
  • Conduct annual building inspections
  • Maintain paperwork and licenses
  • Successfully complete repairs professionally and profitably
  • Carry out repair and inspections of elevators, and related devices to ensure their effective and efficient operation in line with safety regulations and OSHA requirements
  • Perform alteration tests to ensure the proper operation of safety devices during final inspections
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described (this is not an exhaustive list of all potential responsibilities and duties)


  • 5+ years experience in elevator maintenance, repair, or installation
  • Excellent knowledge of safety practices
  • Ability to perform work safely, as well as to troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems
  • Experience with both traction and hydraulic elevators
  • Experience working with hand and electrical tools, hydraulics, wiring, plumbing, installing controllers, reading schematics, testing of elevators, elevator inspections a plus
  • Certified Elevator Technician (CET) degree or Elevator Mechanic License a plus
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

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Start Elevator Established 1992

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4350 Bullard Avenue
Bronx, New York 10466

T: (718) 324-9166
F: (718) 324-9253

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