|Quick Facts: Elevator Installers and Repairers|
What Elevator Installers and Repairers Do
Elevator installers and repairers install, fix, and maintain elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and other lifts.
Elevator installers and repairers often work in cramped quarters inside crawl spaces and machine rooms, and may be exposed to heights in elevator shafts. Repairers may be on call 24 hours a day and required to work overtime when essential equipment needs repair.
How to Become an Elevator Installer and Repairer
Nearly all elevator installers and repairers learn through an apprenticeship. Currently, 35 states require workers to be licensed.
Overall employment of elevator installers and repairers is projected to grow $pc.toString().replaceAll("^\-","") percent from 2020 to 2030, $gra.
About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for elevator installers and repairers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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More Information, Including Links to O*NET
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