- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $57,878.00-$92,930.00 Yearly
A Chief Elevator Inspector is the managerial level of work in the inspection of elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, hoists and other related devices in order to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and codes and to safeguard the general public. The employee in this classification directly supervises Elevator Inspector Supervisors and through them indirectly supervises elevator inspection staff.
Employees in this classification receive managerial supervision from the Program Administrator, Safety Inspections. The work is performed on-site in buildings and outdoor sites where travel is required and where working conditions may be dirty, dusty or uncomfortable. When on-site, the work requires the use of specialized safety equipment such as safety shoes and gloves, protective earwear and eyewear, hardhats and safety lines. When on-site, the work requires climbing, crawling, bending and stooping in confined spaces and at great heights.
The Chief Elevator Inspector is differentiated from the Elevator Inspector Supervisor in that the Chief supervises Elevator Inspector Supervisors and is responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of the elevator safety inspection program. The Elevator Inspector Supervisor is the first-line supervisor of Elevator Inspectors.
Knowledge of the methods and procedures used for inspecting and testing elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, hoists and other related devices;
Knowledge of the proper methods and techniques used in the installation, repair and operation of elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, hoists and other related devices;
Skill in interpreting and explaining applicable laws, rules, regulations and codes pertaining to the safety of elevators, moving walks, lifts, hoists and other related devices;
Skill in preparing accurate and concise reports;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with owners and operators of elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, hoists and other related devices and their representatives;
Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others;
Ability to develop, implement and evaluate administrative and operational policies and procedures;
Ability to understand, interpret and explain complex legal or technical standards, regulations and procedures;
Ability to evaluate findings and recommendations and to make determinations based on them.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Four years of experience performing safety inspections of elevators and related devices for a federal, state or local regulatory inspection program. One year of this experience must have included training, assigning, reviewing and evaluating the work of staff performing safety inspections of elevators and related devices.
Note: Additional experience performing safety inspections of elevators and related devices for a federal, state or local regulatory inspection program may be substituted on year-for-year basis for the required high school education.
1. Candidates for a position in this classification must be certified as a Qualified Elevator Inspector by an organization accredited by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Applicants must provide a current copy of this certificate with the application.
2. An employee in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.
1. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in on a 24 hours a day basis and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached, or carry an electronic pager.
2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.