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Georgia Elevator Mechanic (Class II) Contractor License

The Elevator Mechanic (Class II) Contractor License allows you to do the following work on elevators or other conveyance equipment:

  • Service
  • Repair
  • Test
  • Maintenance

How to Get the Elevator Mechanic (Class II) Contractor’s License in Georgia?

  1. Meet the licensing requirements:
    • Have a minimum of three years of experience
    • Prove training in the service, repair, and maintenance of the equipment that will be worked on
    • Be employed by a company holding a State Certification
    • Have a certificate of completion and approval of the mechanic examination, which must be obtained from a nationally recognized training program for the elevator industry, such as the National Elevator Industry Educational Program, Certified Elevator Technician Program or the equivalent of an apprenticeship program for the elevator mechanics registered with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor or a State Apprenticeship Program
      • If an applicant provides proof of work as an elevator constructor, maintenance person, or repair person, they may be qualified to receive a Certification without an examination at the discretion of the Office upon filing a Certification application and paying the fee. The work must have been performed under the direct and immediate supervision of an elevator contractor certified to do business in Georgia
  2. Create an account on the OCI Citizenserve website
  3. Complete an online Elevator Examination Application
  4. Submit the required documents and fees
  5. Take and pass with a minimum score of 70% the mechanic examination that will be administered by the OCI
  6. If approved, fill out the Elevator Mechanic Application to obtain the license:
  7. Sign and send the online application
  8. Take and pass the required examinations. For more information about the tests, please contact the Chief Inspector of the OCI at (404) 473-1301
  9. Await a response from the Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner regarding the license if approved