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Central Shops: Elevator
Dave Burford, Supervisor
The Elevator Shop works to insure the safety and reliability of the Universities' regulated conveying systems including; elevators, dock-lifts, cranes, wheel chair lifts as well as overhead doors and related equipment at the farms.
The elevator technician position is one which requires licensing and certification by the State of Indiana. The department provides necessary stewardship maintenance for over three hundred elevators, regulated conveying devices and numerous non-regulated conveying and hoisting devices. This group supports Engineering, Utilities and Construction and outside firms in the design and inspection of all elevators and related systems.
The department also provides support service for other West Lafayette campus departments including athletics, the residence hall system and regional campus equipment.