Multiple Elevator Inspector Opportunities in Washington


Come join our team at the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. Our Elevator Inspectors play a vital role in keeping Washington safe. We have multiple opportunities throughout our beautiful state. Our Elevator Inspectors are provided a generous benefits package as well as a monthly compensation ranging from $4,506.00 - $5,920.00. We have opportunities located in Seattle, Tukwila, Tacoma, Spokane and Kelso. As an L&I Elevator Inspector, you'll inspect all types of conveyances within the agency's policies and procedures for compliance with codes and standards adopted within the scope of ASME, WAC 296-96 and RCW 70.87; assure compliance by writing reports, issue code violation corrections with follow up inspections within the agency's rule and policies to abate corrections. Audit elevator companies' maintenance control program records for compliance to ASME A17.1.8.6. Keyboard data into a database system. Continue learning and growing in knowledge of elevator codes while applying what you're learning as you inspect conveyances. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of ensuring the safety and well-being of the citizens of Washington. You'll become part of our dynamic team while enjoying steady employment, paid holidays/vacation/sick leave and a competitive medical/dental /retirement package. Some of what you'll do • Perform inspections of all types of conveyances, ensuring conformance with the laws and rules pertaining to WAC 296-96, RCW 70.87, and national codes and standards adopted under state laws, and per the operation manual and guidelines. Types of inspections performed include annual, alteration, accident, new installs, temporary use, supplemental and technical to ensure code compliance and ensure equipment is maintained and installed correctly. • Work independently and with other inspectors. • Write reports for abatement of corrections. • Check mechanics for license requirements and issue reports for infractions. • Interpret plans & schematics with a thorough knowledge of all current state and national codes and standards. • Investigate and prepare written, oral and electronic reports on incidents and accidents reported to the department. • Manipulate car top controls, stoop, bends, climbs reach, clutch and lift when needed. • Bring your codebook(s) into each inspection site and use them step by step. Who should apply 4 years' experience in the elevator industry field as an apprentice, mechanic or inspector from another jurisdiction or combination thereof. What we're looking for • Experience working with computers for business and or personal use, and various types of software programs and databases i.e. WORD, Excel and the ability to conduct internet searches. • The ability to enter data effectively. • Outstanding customer centered service with safety in mind. • Ability to maintain composure when presented with pressure, stress and criticism. • Ability to comply with all safety regulations and understand the importance of same. • Possess a current and valid driver's license, liability insurance and the ability to drive a state owned vehicle. • Eligibility to obtain security badge access to Boeing and other facilities. • Capable of wearing a full-face respirator in areas where required. • Work independently and make accurate decisions based upon code requirements in a fast-paced environment. • Maintain knowledge of state and adopted national elevator codes used in the industry to install and inspect elevators. • Maintain knowledge of all types of elevators, conveyances and equipment, installed in Washington. • Ability to bend, climb ladders, stairs, crawl, reach, lift and work in high places including on top of elevator cars. • Write inspection reports and issue civil penalties. NOTE: Please include a resume and letter of interest/cover letter with your application. You may be eligible for a flex-schedule consideration after your probation period. L&I may consider relocation assistance.


Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

Phone: (360) 902-5700


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Tumwater, Washington 98501
United States