Who are they and what do they do? The lift fitter's work consists of fixing, adjusting and repairing lifts.
What are the activities of the job? Installation, dismantling, adjusting and repair of passenger and freight lifts, incl. electrical installations in lift shafts and lift motor rooms, execution of complex installation work on mechanical and electrical lift systems, high-speed lifts, and so on, incl. installation and repair of memory and logic control elements, carrying out inspections, expert checks and testing according to current standards.
Where is it done and under what conditions? Mostly in buildings and on building sites. Working overhead and with objects that may be hard to access, as well as noise is to be expected.
What tools/equipment do they use? The most usual are basic hand tools, such as pliers, screwdrivers, circuit testers, as well as your own hands and legs.
What do you need to succeed? You need vocational training, manual dexterity, technical imagination, fast reactions and reliability.