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Georgia Elevator Mechanic (Class IIIR) Contractor License

The Elevator Mechanic (Class IIIR) Contractor License allows you to do the following work on residential elevators, platform lifts and stair chairlifts:

  • Installation
  • Alteration
  • Service
  • Repair
  • Testing
  • Maintenance
  • Electrical work

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

  1. Meet the State requirements:
    • Be employed by a State-certified company
    • Show proof of training in the service, repair, and maintenance of the equipment that will be worked on
    • Have one year of experience
    • 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
      • Any candidate providing proof of work as an elevator constructor, maintenance person, or repair person may be entitled to receive a Certification without an examination at the discretion of the Department. For this, the applicant must have worked under the direct and immediate supervision of an elevator contractor certified to do business in this state and file an application for Certification with the required fee
  2. Create an account on the OCI Citizenserve website
  3. Fulfill an online Elevator Examination Application
  4. Send the completed application along with 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, fulfill the Elevator Mechanic Application to obtain the license:
  7. Sign and submit 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. Wait for a response from the Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner regarding the license if approved