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Elevator Inspector Duties

Elevator inspectors examine lifting and conveying devices such as elevators, escalators, moving sidewalks, lifts and hoists, inclined railways, ski lifts, and amusement rides.

An elevator inspector has three areas of responsibility: conduct safety inspections, supervise elevator maintenance, and design elevator safety tests. An elevator inspector is a licensed elevator mechanic having combination of education and experience working with elevators. All elevator inspectors have a minimum of five years working experience as an elevator mechanic.

There is no individual entity of an elevator inspector. They either work for a government department, safety agency or for the elevator consulting services dealing with elevator installation and Maintenance Company. Elevator safety is a very high priority and this is the primary role of elevator inspector.

Many firms use certified elevator inspectors as mechanic supervisors. Working directly for the elevator maintenance firm, they are responsible for supervising the work of elevator mechanics, completing an inspection and providing advice as required.

On the terms of international standard agencies, these inspectors devise new tests for climate with high humidity. They look out for elevators that are exposed to very high or low temperatures, high wind speed and other challenges. Escalators consultants responsibility as elevator inspector is critical to maintain the current levels of elevator safety around the world.

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