1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4311-15

      Lift Mechanic
      Lift Electrician

Assembles, installs, adjusts, maintains and repairs electric and hydraulic lifts and escalators.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • interprets specifications and drawings and lays out lift site
  • installs guides and verifies alignment of lifts
  • installs cables, counterweights, pumps, motor foundations, escalator drives, elevator cars, doors, entrance frames and control panels
  • installs safety and control devices
  • connects lift wiring
  • tests and adjusts lift assemblies, components, controls and safety devices
  • conducts maintenance programs on lifts and escalators
  • diagnoses and repairs faults in lifts
  • repairs lift brakes

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