QEI Elevator Inspector

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/7/2023 1:35 PM)
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QEI Elevator Inspector


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions.  We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.


EverWatch is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


IEA Corp, an EverWatch company is in search of a QEI to support the Department of State. A Secret level clearance is required for this role. It will require 70% international travel.




  • Travel globally and work with local resources to conduct vertical transportation safety inspections and witness safety testing.
  • Conduct final acceptance inspections on new and modernized elevator systems.
  • Provide inspection reports reflecting the inspection / testing results, identifying code deficiencies and recommendations.
  • Provide technical assistance to local resources regarding testing and inspection requirements.
  • Explain elevator deficiencies to the local managers.
  • Perform vertical transportation equipment condition assessments.
  • Lead the inspection and testing process, working with facility staff and local service contractors.
  • Coordinate inspection scheduling with required staff; submit the required travel documents; and make the necessary travel arrangements.
  • Confirm / train local maintenance contractors to ensure their understanding of the Scope of Work and are capable of performing the required tasks.
  • Assist in maintaining device inspection information (spreadsheets, status reports) and government databases.
  • Process work orders as required.
  • Assist in the peer review of plans, specifications, and technical reports as required.
  • Assist in providing applicable safety and technical training as needed.
  • Assist in presenting technical reports and propose solutions.


The Elevator Inspector (Levels I, II, and III) shall meet the below qualifications: 


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate.

  • Industry experience performing code compliance inspections of vertical transportation equipment and systems.

  • Must be certified as a Qualified Elevator Inspector (ASME QEI-1) by an organization accredited organization.

  • Initiative, professionalism and sound judgement.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently.

  • Must be able endure the physical and mental challenges of global travel and working in varying political, climatic, and economic environments.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally.

  • Detailed knowledge of elevator safety codes, building codes as they relate to elevator systems, and fire protection codes as they relate to elevator systems.

  • Ability to learn and apply foreign codes and standards.

  • Ability to drive the inspection process in locations where local mechanic support maybe less than ideal.

  • Demonstrated ability to work through complex issues of code compliance and the methods for obtaining results.

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office products, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.


Desired Qualifications:


  • Experience working as a hands-on Mechanic

  • Experience with foreign vertical transportation equipment codes and standards.

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