Elevator Inspector
Bureau Veritas - San Antonio, TX

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It's more than Elevator Inspection, it's helping to ensure safer communities!

Full Time Positions available in West Texas area as well as other metro areas nationwide.

National Elevator Inspection Services, Inc. (NEIS) is a Bureau Veritas North America, Inc. Company

About Bureau Veritas

For nearly 180 years, BV's passion is providing comprehensive consulting solutions to ensure the quality, health, safety, and environmental responsibility of organizations around the world. Through these services, we help our clients efficiently manage their operations and protect their brand.

With over 700 offices in 140 countries worldwide, Bureau Veritas has the resources to serve in virtually any geographical region. In the U.S., Bureau Veritas is the nation's leading provider of Building Safety and Construction Code Compliance Services. With more than 58,000 trained professionals globally, Bureau Veritas provides services to ensure safe and durable built environments.

Our Elevator Inspection Division performs specialized safety inspection and certification services on elevators for nationwide clients.

Job Description
  • Detect possible defects and faults in equipment installations or operation and recommend or stipulate appropriate remedial measures
  • Accurately read and comprehend construction plans
  • Objectively interpret and consistently apply code requirements and related standards in accordance with department policies
  • Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation which takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting
  • Work cooperatively with the general public
  • Measure distance using a tape measure
  • Use graphic instructions such as blueprints, schematic drawings and layouts
  • Comprehend and make inferences from written materials and code documents
    • Walk, bend or stoop repeatedly or continually and work in small areas
    • Lift arms above shoulder level while measuring or performing inspections
    • Ascend and descend ladders or stairs and work at heights greater than 10 feet
    • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others
    • Use standard testing devices and methods to detect possible defects in equipment or installations
    • Ride on top of elevator cars to perform shaft way and equipment inspections
Required Skills Knowledge of:
  • The methods and practices involved in installing, repairing and maintaining a variety of electric and hydraulic elevators, escalators and moving walks
  • Fundamental mechanical and electrical principles as they apply to elevators and similar controls
  • Stages of construction when possible violations and defects may most easily be observed and corrected
  • The Rules of the American National Standard Safety Code for Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators and Moving Walks as referenced and amended in the Construction Code, as well as A17.2 Inspectors Manual.
Required Experience Applicant must meet at least one of the following qualifications :
  • Must have a minimum of five years experience in the elevator trade or industry
  • A degree in the engineering field
  • 3 years experience as an elevator inspector or mechanic
  • Certified Q.E.I. inspector with current license
Required Continuing Education and Examinations:

Licensed elevator inspectors must pass a written and practical exam administered by NAESA or another nationally recognized entity.

QEI certification can be maintained by licensed inspector by attending one function through NAESA (usually a 16 hour class) annually, by paying the renewal fee and passing a written test. To renew certification, a copy of current card from NAESA must be submitted.

Additional Requirements:

Applicant must be physically able to operate a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.

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