State of Maryland

ELEVATOR INSPECTOR II (#003248)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $46,477.00-$74,191.00 Yearly


GRADE

16

CLASS ATTRIBUTES

SKILLED SERVICE    BARGAINING SERVICE: C   OVERTIME ELIGIBLE    NCP  

NATURE OF WORK

An Elevator Inspector II is the full performance 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.  Employees in this classification do not supervise other positions, but may provide advice and guidance to lower-level Elevator Inspectors.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from an Elevator Inspector Supervisor.  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.  The work requires the use of specialized safety equipment such as safety shoes and gloves, protective earwear and eyewear, hardhats and safety lines.  The work requires climbing, crawling, bending and stooping in confined places and at great heights.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology.  The use of this method involves comparing assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work Sections of the class specification.

The Elevator Inspector I and the Elevator Inspector II are differentiated on the basis of supervisory control exercised by the supervisor over these employees.  The Elevator Inspector I performs duties under close supervision at times and under general supervision at other times depending on the complexity of the specific duty being performed while the Elevator Inspector II performs the full range of duties and responsibilities under general supervision.  The Elevator Inspector II is differentiated from the Elevator Inspector Supervisor in that the Elevator Inspector Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Elevator Inspectors.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Inspects elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, hoists and other related devices in order to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and codes pertaining to the operation, maintenance, repair and safety of these devices;

Conducts special inspections of elevators and related devices to investigate and resolve issues related to complaints and accidents;

Witnesses tests on new, existing and altered installations;

Prepares written reports of findings to include recommendations for correction of deficiencies;

Provides technical assistance to owners, architects and engineers in order to resolve design, operation and safety problems related to the equipment and devices being inspected;

Provides advice and guidance to lower-level inspectors on the proper use and maintenance of equipment and application of codes and procedures governing elevator inspections;

May order the termination of work or removal of specified machinery or equipment from service until violations are corrected;

May determine the time period within which a violation must be corrected;

May represent the State as a witness in administrative hearings or court cases involving accident investigations or alleged violations of safety standards;

Performs other related duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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;

Knowledge of the methods used in measuring cubic footage, square footage, pressure per square inch, distances, electricity and illumination;

Skill in interpreting and explaining applicable laws, rules, regulations and codes pertaining to the safety of elevators and related devices;

Skill in conducting efficient and effective inspections of elevators and related devices;

Skill in preparing accurate and concise reports;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with owners and operators of elevators and related devices and their representatives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of experience performing safety inspections of elevators and related devices for a federal, state or local regulatory inspection program.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience performing safety inspections of elevators and related devices for a federal, state or local regulatory inspection program on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance classifications or General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance specialty codes in the Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees in this classification must possess and maintain a Qualified Elevator Inspector certificate issued by an organization accredited by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

2. Employees 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

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.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is assigned to Bargaining Unit C, Regulatory, Inspection and Licensure classes.  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Employees in this classification are eligible to receive overtime compensation.  An employee who works more than the normal workweek is entitled to be compensated for that overtime as provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 8-305.

This classification is one level in a Non-Competitive Promotion (NCP) series.  NCP promotions are promotions by which employees may advance in grade and class level from trainee to full performance levels in a classification series.  In order to be non-competitively promoted to the next level in a NCP series an employee must: 1) perform the main purpose of the class as defined in the Nature of Work section of the class specification; 2) receive the type of supervision defined in the class specification, and 3) meet the minimum qualifications of the classification.

Date Revised

October 12, 2018 

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 003248; EST: ; REV: 10/12/2018;

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