We surveyed 91 elevator mechanics to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical elevator mechanic. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an elevator mechanic?

Low

High

Working as an elevator mechanic typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become an elevator mechanic?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an elevator mechanic typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an elevator mechanic?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as an elevator mechanic. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for elevator mechanics.