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Elevator Inspector

Job Details

  • Agency: Planning
  • Reference: R01142020
  • Posted: 23-Mar-2020
  • Closing Date: 07-Apr-2020
  • Salary: CI$54,504 - CI$63,216
  • Job Description

On behalf of the Department of Planning we invite applicants for the following vacancy:

Elevator Inspector

The successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing Plans for all new Elevator and Conveying system applications and conducting island-wide inspections and re-inspections of these systems to ensure compliance with the Cayman Islands Building Codes (CIBC) and all other applicable codes and standards; including: ANSI/ASME A17.1, A17.1a, A17.1S, A18.1.

Other responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Schedule and Inspect all types of elevator and conveying systems installations in both Commercial and Residential buildings , to determine that the equipment is in safe, in good operating condition and complies with approved plans, applicable Codes, Standards and Regulations;
  • Require corrections to be made when deficiencies or illegal conditions are discovered and assist agency partners and stakeholders in determining correction to achieve code compliance;
  • Examine plans and specifications for elevators and conveying systems to determine if applicable codes and standards have been met ;
  • Where deficiencies are identified, require corrections to be made;
  • Investigate alleged violations of provisions of the CIBC and related codes as they relate to elevators and conveying systems;
  • Assist with training of Inspectors to become Qualified Elevator Inspectors;

Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

The post holder shall possess, at minimum:

  • A High School Diploma or G.E.D. and be certified in the following;
  • (a) Qualified Elevator Inspector-1 (QEI-1) and registered with the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities International (NAESA), and
  • (b) ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner

Have at least Five (5) years of experience as a QEI skilled in the installation, operation, and maintenance of elevator-type equipment and general construction/electrical experience.

  • Proven knowledge of Elevator Codes and Standards; Reference Standards: ICC 2009 - IBC /ASME A17.1 - 2007/ ASME A17.3 - 2008 /ASME A18.1 -2005; and older codes where necessary;
  • Knowledge of the practices, techniques, and methods of installation, repair, and maintenance of elevators and conveying systems;
  • thorough knowledge of building codes and construction practices;
  • Knowledge of equipment capacities and specifications regarding construction, modification and/or repair;
  • Knowledge of wire rope/cables, Kevlar rope, polyurethane coated steel belts as used in elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and dumbwaiters;
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
  • Must hold a valid driverís license;

A pre-employment drug screen and a Police Record check are conditions of employment

Please submit your completed Government application form and resume only via e-mail to:

Application Deadline: 07th April 2020

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.