The average hourly pay for an Elevator Mechanic in Canada is C$39.97.
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Job Description for Elevator Mechanic
Elevator mechanics are responsible for repairing elevators when they are out of service and carrying out routine maintenance in order to prevent breakdowns from occurring, as well as replacing parts of elevators when necessary. The ability to use hand and power tools is important, and the job may occasionally involve high pressure in emergency situations. Strong problem-solving skills are also important in order to identify and troubleshoot problems, such as in brakes, switches, motors, or elect…Read more
Elevator Mechanic Tasks
- Perform repairs and maintenance on elevators, escalators, dumb waiters and lifts.
- Provide supervisor with repair, inspection test and preventative maintenance reports.
- Operate tools and equipment common to the elevator trade, such as voltammeter, amp probe, meggars, tachometer, and more.
- Respond to call-back/trouble calls in a timely manner, and restore equipment to a safe operating condition.
- Inspect and perform scheduled preventative maintenance in elevators, escalators, lifts, and related components.
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Popular Skills for Elevator Mechanic
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Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Elevator Mechanic
An early career Elevator Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$30.48 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Elevator Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40.68 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Elevator Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50.77 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$55.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Elevator Mechanic in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 25.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (13.9% more) and Toronto, Ontario (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (26.1% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (8.4% less).
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