Become An Apprentice

Elevator Constructors

Scope of Work: Elevator constructors handle the installation, repair, and maintenance of elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, shuttles, temporary elevators, private residence elevators, man-lifts and all types of handicap lifts and stair climbers.


  • High school diploma or GED and must
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass pre-physical evaluation and drug screening
  • A strong mathematical background in high school is a plus.

Length of Program:

  • Six months probationary period
  • Four years of classroom and on-the-job training


International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 85
15694 S. Old US 27
Lansing, MI 48906

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Open Enrollment Dates:
Accepting applications online, from June 19th – July 3rd.