Snapshot

Lift Mechanics design, install, maintain, service and repair electric and hydraulic passenger and freight lifts, escalators, moving walkways and other lift equipment. Registration or licensing is required.
 
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Lift Mechanic
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
158,200
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1400
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
  • measuring and laying out installation reference points
  • selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
  • using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
  • repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts
  • positioning and installing electrical switchboards
  • connecting electrical systems to power supply
  • installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts

Job Titles

  • Lift Mechanic
  • Lift Electrician

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

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