Lead Technician

  • Uppercut Elevator and Lifts
  • Calgary, AB, Canada
  • Aug 06, 2021
Full time Installation-Maint-Repair

Job Description

Employer: Uppercut Elevator and Lifts Inc.

Position offered: Lead Technician

This is a full-time permanent position in Foothills, Alberta

Business address: 54 Ranchers Hill Road, Foothills, Alberta

Hours per week: 40-50

Wage/salary: $22/hour with vacation pay at 4% of gross wages/year

Language: English

Phone: 403-519-3186

Email: andrew@uppercut-elevator.com



  • Read and interpret blueprints and electrical schematics to determine layout of system components;
  • Move tools, equipment and other materials to and from work areas;
  • Assist in repairing, maintaining and installing residential elevators and lifts;
  • Install and wire electric and electronic control system devices;
  • Install, test and adjust safety control devices; and
  • Perform other labouring and elemental tasks as required.



Technical skills

  • The installation, service and maintenance of RAM residential elevators and commercial accessibility lifts;
  • minimal of 2 years experiencewith RAM commercial lifts and residential elevators is required;
  • An understanding of the B-355 code as it pertains to commercial lift installations;
  • The ability to read electrical schematics;
  • Trouble shooting electrical faults utilizing a multi-meter;
  • Basic computer knowledge working with Microsoft office;
  • The ability to work in both metric and imperial measurements;
  • A keen use of hand and power tools;
  • A valid driver’s licence as driving to the job site is required; and
  • Elevator constructors and mechanics may specialize in construction, maintenance or repair.


Communication Skills

  • Training of junior technicians;
  • Correspondence with general contractors and field project management; and
  • Good command of the English language both written and verbal.


Physical requirements

  • Heavy lifting;
  • Aerobic physical fitness – the ability to climb multiple flights of stairs sometimes with equipment;
  • Working outside in both the winter and the summer;
  • Working with heights and confined spaces; and
  • Working for extended periods of up to 1 week out of town.



  • Maintaining safety standards in accordance with our SECOR; and  
  • Partnerships in Safetycourse or equivalent as it pertains to the maintenance of SECOR.