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Skilled Trades Careers: Elevator Constructors (02:39)


Elevator constructors are responsible for installing elevators, escalators, and dumbwaiters in multi-story structures. Nearly all new building construction requires these skilled workers.

Job Opportunities for Elevator Constructors (03:16)

The ability to work with others and support teamwork is essential in this trade. Installers must keep up technological advances. Job security is guaranteed, as new construction and renovations will always need elevator installers.

Elevator Constructors: Apprentice Programs and Unions (04:51)

Apprentices earn while they learn under expert traineers. This work requires dexterity, fitness and problem-solving abilities. Unions offer job security, training, pension plans, medical coverage, and other benefits including good wages.

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Elevator Constructors

Part of the Series : Made with the Trades
DVD Price: $99.95
DVD + 3-Year Streaming Price: $149.93
3-Year Streaming Price: $99.95



Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of elevator constructors, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)

Length: 13 minutes

Item#: BVL32265

ISBN: 978-0-7365-7559-1

Copyright date: ©2003

Closed Captioned

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