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SUPERVISING ELEVATOR INSPECTOR

at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 2312085
Categories: Government

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, with the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division, Boiler and Elevator Branch. The position is located in Honolulu, on the Island of Oahu.

Applicants may be required to qualify on an appropriate examination and in person interviews may be required. *Starting salary for this position is $4,536 base salary, plus a shortage category differential of $3,214, to equal the monthly compensation of $7,750 (Annual starting salary: $93,000).

TO APPLY: Visit the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations website at:  http://labor.hawaii.gov/jobs/

Applications must be submitted through the website noted above. The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this civil service recruitment to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office. 


If you have any questions regarding this civil service recruitment, please contact the Human Resources Office  at (808) 586-9043 (Monday - Friday, 8:00  a.m. -  4:00 p.m. (HST).

Duties Summary

Serves as supervisor over a group of Elevator Inspectors.  Plans, organizes, directs, reviews and approves the recommendations of others engaged in inspection and accident investigation activities relating to elevators and kindred equipment.  Responsible for supervising inspections and investigations of accidents involving elevators and kindred equipment used in hoisting, lowering and transporting people and materials, to ensure compliance with pertinent safety codes, laws, rules and standards.  Types of equipment inspected include elevator, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks, hoists, lifts and amusement rides. 

Minimum Qualification Requirements

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.
 
Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of:  English; mathematics; basic electrical, electronic and circuit construction principles (e.g., voltage, current and resistance, series and parallel circuits, grounding); and basic mechanical principles as applied to structures, machines, pumps, mechanisms and the effects of traction on ropes and sheaves; terminology used in the elevator industry; and various types of equipment, their uses and limitations.  Electrical, electronic, circuit construction and mechanical principals as applied to the equipment inspected; hydraulic principles as applied to the operation of valves, pumps, plungers, piping and buffers; ASME/ANSI (American Society of Mechanical Engineers/American National Standards Institute) safety codes and standards pertinent to the equipment inspected; applicable building, fire, electrical, and accessibility codes; principles and practices of safety inspection, testing and investigation as related to the equipment inspected; personal safety practices and report writing.  Philosophy, goals functions, policies and procedures relative to the department's elevator inspection program; State laws, rules and standards (e.g., Hawaii Elevator Safety Standards) pertinent to the equipment inspected.
 
Ability to:  Read, comprehend, interpret, apply and explain pertinent laws, rules, policies, procedures, codes, standards, and other requirements; independently apply electrical, electronic, circuit construction,  mechanical and hydraulic principles; read architectural and installation drawings and circuit diagrams; prepare simple reports; understand and follow oral and written instructions, and instructions presented in diagrammatic or schematic form; communicate and work effectively with other; and perform basic mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, fractions, etc.)  Observe all personal safety practices; detecting existing and potentially unsafe conditions and practices, and recommend corrective/preventive action; prepare clear and accurate inspection and accident reports.  Provide on-the-job training to other elevator inspectors; review and evaluate the work performed by elevator inspectors; provide advice on matters relating to pertinent safety codes.
 
Experience Requirement:
Applicant must have had progressively responsible experience of the kind and quality described below:

1.   Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience as an elevator mechanic (may include experience in a four (4) year apprenticeship program and one (1) year post-apprenticeship experience); or

2.         Satisfactory completion of two (2) years of college coursework in mechanical and/or electrical engineering; and one (1) year of progressively responsible experience as an elevator mechanic (may include experience in a four (4) year apprenticeship program); or

3.   Any comparable combination of mechanical or electrical trades training and/or experience as deemed acceptable by the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA) or any other organization accredited by ASME to certify qualified elevator inspectors.
     
Additionally, applicant must also possess:

4.   At least one (1) year of elevator inspection experience comparable to the Elevator Inspector II level; and

5.   Supervisory Aptitude:   Demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by the completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.
 
Certification Requirement:
Must possess current Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) certification by an organization accredited by ASME to certify qualified elevator inspectors. The applicant selected must, within six (6) months from the date of hire, possess current certification as a qualified elevator inspector in accordance with the Hawaii Revised Statues, Chapter 397.
 
License Required:
Possession of a driver's license and access to a vehicle is preferred. Position is required to reach worksites in a timely manner with appropriate equipment.
 
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Other Information

TO APPLY: Visit the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations website at:  http://labor.hawaii.gov/jobs/

Applications must be submitted through the website noted above. The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this civil service recruitment to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office. 

If you have any questions regarding this civil service recruitment, please contact the Human Resources Office  at (808) 586-9043 (Monday - Friday, 7:45  a.m. -  4:30 p.m. (HST).
 
In person interview may be required.  Hiring rate will be based on qualifications, availability of funds, and other relevant factors.