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UAB Medicine
Birmingham, AL 35203
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Primary Location University
Job Category:Facilities
Organization:112302100 Elevator Maintenance
Employee Status:Regular
Shift:Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts

Performs preventive maintenance on designated elevators as scheduled. Troubleshoots defective equipment and makes repairs. Responds promptly to service and call back requests.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes scheduled and detailed maintenance inspection of assigned elevators.
  • Makes necessary adjustments, parts replacement, and repairs to elevators as necessary.
  • Responds to all calls and breakdown of assigned elevators in a prompt and timely manner, with maximum response time of one hour, and all emergency calls upon any elevator.
  • Performs routine cleaning on designated elevators and equipment rooms.
  • Performs duties such as blowing out generators, motors, selectors and controllers, wiping down all above equipment; cleaning hoist way doors, tracks, sills, elevator cars, and other related equipment.
  • Paints elevator machine rooms, equipment, car tops and pit as needed.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance and minor repair to equipment room electrical systems which includes:  checking, cleaning and replacing contacts in elevator controller and selector relays; coils, fuses; motors; generator brushes; defective wiring; terminals; resistors, diodes and other components on panels.
  • Performs scheduled and minor repairs to elevators, and hoist way electrical systems which includes but is not limited to replacing defective lights; push buttons; covers; switches; electric eyes; door operator motors; wiring; gongs/bells; indicator sockets covers; safety edge and electric eye cords.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance and minor repairs to elevator and hoist way mechanical system which includes but is not limited to replacing door rollers and gibs; release rollers and release roller assemblies; defective belts and cables under supervision; adjusting doors; repairing/replacing door closure assemblies; adjusting leveling apparatus and inspecting all cables according to code.
  • Assists other department personnel in completion of more extensive repairs within all areas.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned, to include major repairs and all required safety tests.
  • Detail oriented

  • Mechanical skills

  • Troubleshooting skills

  • Physical strength and stamina

Hourly Salary Range: $34.94 - $36.47- $38.76 (Commensurate with experience & qualifications)

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Subject to change to meet the needs of the University). Any combination of overtime, shift work, weekend and holiday work may be required.  Employees in this job title may be required to report to work when University offices are closed due to severe weather or emergencies.


Associate's degree in a related field and three (3) years of related experience required. Work experience may substitute for education requirement. 


  • Currently licensed with an Elevator Mechanics License by the Alabama Department of Labor required.

  • Must maintain a valid drivers license, issued in the United States.  Motor Vehicle Record will be obtained and reviewed at least annually.  Driving record should meet University underwriting standards to drive vehicle in performance of University business.


Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of this position to include:

  • Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus.

  • Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.

  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders, and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet.

  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to work within extreme temperature ranges.


For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: http://www.uab.edu/facilities/.

Incomplete job profiles will not be processes. Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience on your application and resume, as they relate to the needs of this job announcement.


UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-02-07 Expires: 2020-03-08

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