the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with
energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without
the big city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are
welcoming. Milwaukee has evolved through the years, bringing together its
unsurpassed charm with a breathtaking art museum, top-flight cultural
attractions, professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational
opportunities, and great restaurants.
The City of Milwaukee is proud
to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service
to the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive
team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.
NOTE: On a weekly basis, applications received will be
reviewed and the names of qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring
department for immediate further consideration.
The Elevator Inspector 3 conducts
inspections of passenger and freight elevators, chair lifts, accessible lifts,
escalators, moving walks, and dumbwaiters. These inspections take place in
commercial and industrial buildings to ensure that equipment installed in the
City of Milwaukee complies with federal, state, and local codes. Inspection
work includes testing elevators and reviewing plans or specifications for new
or existing elevator installations.
the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) A17.1 Safety Code for
Elevators and Escalators, the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and
Professional Services Administrative Code Relating to Elevators, Escalators and
Lift Devices, and the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances to determine compliance.
new or existing elevators, escalators, moving walks, moving ramps, dumbwaiters,
and other types of passenger and freight elevators to ensure compliance with
the applicable codes.
faulty or inadequate construction methods or code violations during on-site
drop tests of safety devices under the direction of the Wisconsin DSPS on all
elevators, as required by the State Elevator Code.
safety, load, and speed tests on passenger and freight elevators.
plans and approve permit applications for new elevators or modifications to
testimony and testify in municipal court against owners of buildings for
failure to correct violations of the code.
testimony and testify at the City of Milwaukee Standards and Appeals Commission
meetings for orders that are appealed.
accurate records of inspections, including detailed reports on complaints and
that each contractor obtains proper permit(s).
that all documents and test forms are in the elevator machine room.
owners, contractors, builders, architects, and other elevator installation
personnel of modifications necessary for elevators to become compliant with
code violations and other issues to owners of buildings, business
representatives, and professionals.
and send to owners legally enforceable orders to correct conditions in cases of
and resolve referrals and service requests from residents, alderpersons, and
representatives of other departments.
We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are
interested in employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the
hiring process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of
1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of
Conditions of Employment
Elevator Inspector 3 must have the following physical abilities:
ability to climb ladders and to ride on top of elevator cars.
to lift and move objects weighing up to 30 lbs. without assistance; ability
to carry and transport job-related tools and equipment to the inspection site.
to use tools and devices related to elevator and escalator inspection.
- Required pre-employment tests include:
- Physical Exam with lift test
- Vision Exam
- Drug Screen - Non-DOT
Four years of experience in the mechanical and/or electrical aspects in the
elevator industry and is a person deemed to meet the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers (ASME) A17.1 Code definition of “elevator personnel” *
(see below) and has documented training AND at least one year of experience
performing inspections and performing or witnessing tests as specified in ASME
A17.1 Sections 8.10 or 8.11 and A18.1. This year may be concurrent with the
four years of experience.
years of college coursework in an elevator industry related engineering field
AND at least one year of experience performing inspections and performing or
witnessing tests as specified in ASME A17.1 Sections 8.10 or 8.11 and A18.1.
the definition of “elevator personnel” * (see below) and have documented
training AND at least one year of experience performing inspections and
performing or witnessing tests as specified in ASME A17.1 and A18.1 as one of
an Elevator Inspector performing inspections for an enforcing authority, OR
an Elevator Inspector trainee working under the direct supervision of an
Elevator Inspector performing inspections for an enforcing authority, OR
an Elevator Inspector performing inspections and licensed by or under the
jurisdiction of an enforcing authority, OR
an Elevator Inspector trainee licensed by or working under the direct
supervision of a licensed Elevator Inspector performing inspections and working
under the jurisdiction of an enforcing authority.
*Persons deemed to meet the ASME A17.1 Code definition of
“elevator personnel” are described as “Persons who have been trained in the
construction, maintenance, repair, inspection, or testing of equipment.”
Certification by ASME as a QEI-1 Elevator Inspector at the time of appointment
and throughout employment.
Possession of a State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional
Services Elevator Inspector License at the time of appointment and throughout
employment. For more information on how to
obtain this credential, call 608-266-2112, email DspsSbCredentialing@wi.gov, or visit http://dsps.wi.gov/Home.
Valid driver’s license and availability of a properly insured automobile at the
time of appointment and throughout employment; private auto allowance
may be paid pursuant to Section 350-183 of the Milwaukee Code.
NOTICE: Please do
not attach your academic transcripts to your employment application. The hiring
department will verify candidates’ education as part of the background
screening process prior to extending any job offers.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics
of elevator and escalator construction practices, techniques, and materials.
of elevator and escalator safety, load, speed, and drop tests.
of the inspection methods for elevators and escalators and related conveyances
(i.e., chair lifts, accessible lifts, moving walks, and dumbwaiters).
to perform inspections of elevators and related conveyances to ensure code
in reading and recognizing violations of applicable elevator and escalator
federal, state, and municipal codes.
in reading and interpreting working drawings, plans, blueprints, and
in preparing analytical reports on compliance with standards and code.
to maintain detailed records.
Interpersonal and Judgment
to plan and organize work to meet departmental needs.
communications skills to clearly and accurately share information and respond
to inquiries and complaints.
communication skills to prepare correspondence and reports.
service skills to interact with residents and business owners.
to work courteously, cooperatively, and effectively with people whose
backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
to diffuse difficult situations.
The current salary range (Pay Range 7LN) is $96,590-$118,565 annually, and the
resident incentive salary for City of Milwaukee residents is $99,488-$122,122 annually.
The City of Milwaukee provides
a comprehensive benefit program that includes the following:
- Defined Benefit Pension Plan
- 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
- Health and Dental Insurance
- Paid Parental Leave
- Comprehensive Wellness Program
- Onsite Clinic Services
- Onsite Employee Assistance
- Alternative Work Schedules
- Long Term Disability Insurance
- Group Life Insurance
- Tuition Benefits
- Paid Vacation
- 12 Paid Holidays
- Paid Sick Leave and other paid
- Flexible Spending Arrangement
- Commuter Value Pass
For full details of the
benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit https://city.milwaukee.gov/der/benefits.
SELECTION PROCESS will
be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: an evaluation
of education, experience and/or responses to supplemental questions; a written
or performance test, a structured interview or other assessment methods. The
Department of Employee Relations reserves the right to call only the most
qualified candidates to structured interviews and performance examinations.
Structured interviews may include written exercises. Selection process
component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.
This is a continuous
recruitment. Applications will be accepted and the selection process will be
held during 2023
as often as required to meet the needs of the City. Qualified applicants will
be notified by email of the date, time and place of the selection process
otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative
selection process dates or times. The applicant is responsible for attending
all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the
City of Milwaukee.
The names of successful candidates will be
placed on the eligible list in a rank determined by the final score without
reference to the date of the selection process. The names of candidates who pass all phases of the selection
process may remain on an eligible list resulting from a continuous examination
for up to six months. Candidates may apply for and participate
in the selection process for this position only once every six months.
and further information may be accessed by visiting www.jobapscloud.com/MIL.
you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the
Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or email@example.com.
Department of Employee Relations is in City Hall,
200 E Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
The City of
Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.