Iowa Department of Administrative Services Elevator/Amusement Ride Inspector in Des Moines, Iowa

Elevator/Amusement Ride Inspector

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Elevator/Amusement Ride Inspector

Salary

$45,344.00 - $83,033.59 Annually

Location

Des Moines - 50313 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

309 Iowa Workforce Development

Job Number

18-01914

Closing

7/4/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

James Borwey - james.borwey@iwd.iowa.gov

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and Selective Requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.

Iowa Workforce Development is looking for qualified individuals to fill an Elevator/Amusement Ride Inspector position to perform the functions below and related additional duties as assigned.

This individual will be responsible for performing inspections of amusement rides and concessions, elevators, escalators, moving walks, wheelchair lifts and related equipment to protect the public from hazards created by lack of compliance with state rules and codes including American Society of Mechanical Engineer and other standards adopted by reference in Iowa. They will also identify hazards, prepare necessary reports, invoices and other documents as needed.

Other requirements of the position will be to conduct elevator and amusement ride accident investigations involving interviewing witnesses, operators and maintenance personnel as well as checking maintenance logs, reviewing and investigating other factors in an attempt to determine the cause of the accident and then preparing written reports.

Additionally, this employee will inspect plans, procedures, blueprints and materials to be used in installation, repair or replacement of elevators, escalators, moving walks or lifts prior to construction to ensure proper installation.

Persons in this role will also participate in litigation concerning investigations and inspections, when required.

Qualified applicants will be attentive to detail, attentive communicators and must have a customer service focus, organizational skills and regular work attendance. They also must be certified by the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities within 6 months of hire. They must obtain National Association for Amusement Ride Safety Officials Inspector Certification Level 1 within 1 year and National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials Level III within 5 years. Amusement Ride certification may be waived to meet the business needs of the Division.

The salary range for this position is:

$1744.00 minimum – $3193.60 biweekly

$45344.00 minimum – $83033.60 yearly

Submission of your uploaded resume to accompany the application is highly encouraged.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

Selectives

178 Elevators – Inspection, Installation and Maintenance

6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the inspection, installation, and maintenance of elevators.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from high school or G.E.D. and experience equal to four years' work as a journey level mechanic in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or dumbwaiters;

OR

graduation from an accredited two-year junior college with an associate's degree in engineering or industrial technology and two years' experience in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or dumbwaiters;

OR

graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering or, industrial technology and one year experience in elevator/amusement ride safety;

OR

one year of experience performing the duties of an elevator/ride inspector in a jurisdiction with substantially equivalent safety inspection rules, regulations and experience requirements.

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Additional Qualification Requirements

All appointees to this classification must successfully complete a QEI certification examination offered by the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities or similar organizations within twelve months of employment. Appointee must also obtain National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO) Inspector Level 1 certification within one year; and Level 2 certification within five years of employment. Similar certification offered by the Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers (AIMS International) organization will be considered in place of like levels of NAARSO certification.

Employees must be bondable. Extensive travel overnight is required. Employees must arrange transportation to and from assigned work areas.

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

02

Have you graduated from high school or G.E.D.? IF YES - How many years do you have as a journey level mechanic in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or dumbwaiters?

  • I have not graduated from high school or G.E.D.

  • Less than four years of experience as a journey level mechanic in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or dumbwaiters

  • Four years or more of experience as a journey level mechanic in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or dumbwaiters

03

Have you graduated from an accredited two-year junior college with an associate's degree in engineering or industrial technology? IF YES - How many years do you have of experience in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or dumbwaiters?

  • I have not graduated with an associate's degree in the identified areas

  • Less than two years of experience in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or

dumbwaiters

  • Two years or more of experience in construction, installation, repair, or inspection of elevators (passenger and/or freight), amusement rides, escalators, moving walks, lifts, and/or

dumbwaiters

04

Have you graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering or industrial technology? IF YES - How many months do you have of experience in elevator/amusement ride safety?

  • I have not graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering or industrial technology

  • Less than 12 months of experience in elevator/amusement ride safety

  • 12 months or more of experience in elevator/amusement ride safety

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How many months do you have of experience performing the duties of an elevator/ride inspector in a jurisdiction with substantially equivalent safety inspection rules, regulations and experience requirement?

  • I have no experience performing the duties of an elevator/ride inspector in a jurisdiction with substantially equivalent safety inspection rules, regulations and experience requirement

  • Less than 12 months of experience performing the duties of an elevator/ride inspector in a jurisdiction with substantially equivalent safety inspection rules, regulations and experience requirement

  • 12 months or more of experience performing the duties of an elevator/ride inspector in a jurisdiction with substantially equivalent safety inspection rules, regulations and experience requirement

06

Does your application demonstrate that you have 6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the inspection, installation, and maintenance of elevators?

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

309 Iowa Workforce Development

Address

1000 E Grand AveDes Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/

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