Lift Systems Maintenance

Implement preventive and corrective maintenance of lift systems



Competency Area

Rail Systems Maintenance


Carry out scheduled maintenance work

Perform preparation work to conduct preventive maintenance on lift systems

Follow organisational procedures, WI and/or OEM technical manuals to carry out preventive maintenance on lift systems

Perform serviceability checks on lift systems

Adhere to safety guidelines and operating instructions for tools and equipment during maintenance work

Record lift systems maintenance activities and report occurrences of faults identified

Conduct corrective maintenance

Interpret work orders and prepare for corrective maintenance

Apply first line recovery in response to lift systems faults and alarms

Apply fault identification procedures to determine causes of lift systems faults

Dismantle faulty lift components for corrective maintenance

Carry out repair and/or replacement of faulty components

Reassemble and reinstate lift systems

Perform functional tests to determine operability of the lift systems

Apply operating and safety measures in operating tools and equipment during maintenance work

Record and collate documentation of lift systems maintenance work

Troubleshoot, locate faults and recommend rectification

Use troubleshooting tools, equipment and methods to locate and analyse causes of lift systems faults

Recommend corrective actions for identified faults on lift systems

Implement procedures on safe usage of tools and equipment during maintenance work

Analyse maintenance work documented for lift systems to identify possible workflow improvements to prevent fault recurrence

Diagnose root causes of failure and prevent recurrence

Establish structured failure investigation and specify functional testing requirements

Perform fault tree analyses to diagnose root cause failure of lift systems

Review organisational lift systems maintenance procedures

Propose new and/or enhanced maintenance procedures, WI in reference to OEM technical recommendations

Monitor overall maintenance progress of lift systems to ascertain effectiveness of maintenance procedures

Develop solutions by analysing diagnostic data to prevent faults and failures recurrence

Develop troubleshooting, rectification and fault analysis methods

Develop test procedures for system performance checks

Coordinate lift systems maintenance with other rail systems maintenance needs