This course provides 12 hours of approved CE (continuing education on the Elevator Code and Elevator Technology, fulfilling that portion of the renewal requirements for both Master and Journeyman Elevator Constructors.
The course is a well-rounded survey of the key codes, standards, requirements, rules & regulations, and technologies that apply to elevator constructors in Minnesota. It begins with a class on the changes made from 2008 to 2010 to the critically important Standard ASME A17.1-2010, the Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. The next classes discuss every Minnesota amendment, key rules, vital requirements from A17.1-2010 not covered in the Changes.
This course is comprised of the three following classes, each designed to support the others:
- 6-hour 2015 Minnesota Elevator Code Class on Changes to ASME A17.1-2010
- 4-hour Class on:
- Minnesota Amendments;
- Chapter 30 of the Minnesota Building Code
- Minnesota Administrative Rules Chapter 1307; and
- Key Requirements from ASME A17.1-2010
- 2-hour Class on Elevator Technology Class for Elevator Constructors
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- Approved By: Minnesota Department of Labor & Industries
Darren DeJoy’s code knowledge, skill with customer relations, and ability to find ideal solutions for code compliance at a reasonable cost has made him a leader in this field. His experience includes:
Helper for new construction and repair at S & N Elevator Company,
19 years with Westinghouse Elevator Corp. as elevator construction and repair mechanic as well as running a service route for many years.
Seven years with Minnesota Elevator Inc. as an Elevator Modernization Sales Engineer (where his co-workers dubbed him the “Elevator Code Guru,” to recognize his expertise and willingness to help anyone who may have questions on elevator code).
Five years with All City Elevator, Inc., in modernization, new construction sales, consulting & project management.
Became a QEI and served as a State Elevator Inspector.
Member of 12-person Minnesota Elevator Advisory Committee during review and recommendations for adoption of ASME A17.1-2004-05 and 2010 Elevator Safety Code. He has also written some of the Minnesota provisions in Chapter 1307, the administrative rules that amend and adopt ASME A17.1.
Darren founded ESTEP (Elevator Safety Training for Emergency Personnel) in 2001 and continues to provides trainings he developed based on the ASME A17.4-1999 “Guide for Emergency Personnel”for firefighters and first responders in elevator rescue and the use of Phase I and Phase II fire recall throughout the state.
In 2009, Darren helped reassemble the “Elevator Association of Minnesota” and is currently the chairman of the EAM’s code committee.
Beginning in 2018, Darren joined Elevator Technical Consulting, Inc., a Vertical Transportation Consulting firm established in 2014 based out of Minneapolis. Darren and Greg Gehring of Elevator TCI utilize their 80 years of combined experience to provide expertise and guidance for clients in almost all aspects of the industry.