Position Overview

Elevator mechanics install, repair and maintain elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters. They are highly skilled individuals who are expected to keep elevators in good conditions by managing preventive maintenance as well.

An elevator mechanic looking for a job in this capacity will need to write a resume that best displays is skills in this line of work. Look at the example below to get a better idea.



Sample Resume for an Elevator Mechanic Position


Norbert Roberts

33 Tamarack Lane ● Leemore, CA 74747
(001) 999-9999 ● [Email]

OBJECTIVE: Seeking an Elevator Mechanic position with the RMR Co. utilizing exceptional knowledge of modern elevator building and maintenance technologies in order to contribute to the company’s vision of quality customer services.

• 6+ years’ experience working as an Elevator Mechanic
• Highly skilled in directing a variety of electronic functions in connection with inspection and adjustment of elevators
• Well versed in interpreting electronic, electrical and mechanical drawings
• In depth knowledge of troubleshooting malfunctions and managing preventive maintenance

• Devised a device that works with electric current to trace and determine elevator faults
• Troubleshooted a particularly problematic malfunction that took seven days and three teams to sort


Elevator Mechanic | Core Mechanics – Leemore, CA | Mar 2007 – Present

• Maintain and repair elevators and escalators
• Troubleshoot and locate malfunctions in pulleys, brakes, motors and switches
• Disassemble defective parts and perform service cleaning
• Inspect wiring and other connections
• Lubricate bearings to minimize friction
• Replace parts when needed

High School Diploma ● Leemore High School, Leemore, CA ● 2006

• Advanced technical knowhow
• Proven ability to work on a project for a lengthy period of time
• Demonstrated ability to comprehend safety procedures
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to follow verbal and written instructions