Steve Greene & Associates
Vertical Transportation Professional
Over 40 Years Experience

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE









1998 to present

Steve Greene & Associates

Forensic, Commercial, and Federal Consulting for Elevators and Escalators

Forensic consulting including document review, site review, technical investigations, analysis, reports, and testimony toward the resolution of litigation involving elevators and escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, conveyors, and personnel hoists.

Commercial consulting including maintenance evaluations, modernization and retrofit analysis, acquisition studies, and new building design.

Federal consulting including code required elevator/escalator safety inspections for existing elevators as well as consulting for modernization and new design of Federal office buildings, courthouses, and detention facilities.



1986 to 1998

Lerch Bates & Associates

Regional Manager

All facets of elevator consulting for new building design, modernization, and maintenance evaluations for existing elevators. Code consulting for compliance with Federal, State, and local codes.

1978 to 1986

U.S. Elevator Company

District Manager

Responsible for construction, maintenance, and repair operations for the State of Hawaii.

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

ANSI/NAESA; Qualified Elevator Inspector
Certification No. 633 (1990 – Present)

City of New York - Licensed Elevator Inspector
License No. L434013 (1999 – 2012)

State of Texas - Licensed Elevator Inspector
License No. TDLR633 (2002 – Present)

Member - ASME A17.1 Code Committee-Maintenance Repair Replacement and Testing (2002 – Present)

EDUCATION

M.B.A., University of Hawaii, 1988
B.A., Economics, Washington & Jefferson College, 1978

Continuing education:
  • Workshops by the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities
  • Completion of Annual Q.E.I. test requirements
  • Factory and Technical Seminars by the leading equipment manufacturers
  • Technical articles in industry publications
  • Safety bulletins issued monthly by NAESA which include accident reviews with related code analysis
  • Review code update and revisions proposed by committees of A.S.M.E. A17.1
  • Meetings, workshops, and discussions in professional organizations

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASME A17.1 Maintenance Repair Replacement Code Committee
National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA)
International Association of Elevator Engineers (IAEE)
Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation
Northern California Elevator Industry Group



PUBLICATIONS

Elevator World Magazine, “Hawaiian Antenna Towers”, June 1984
BOMA Office Journal, “Ups and Downs of Elevator Modernization”, 1992
Progress With NAESA, “Constructor, Mechanic and Inspector”, Jan., 2004

SEMINARS

National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities (NAESA)

Presenter for Code Up-Date Seminar held in Houston, Texas on May 19-20, 2016 covering ASME A17.1 – 2013 Elevator and Escalator Code, ASME A17.2 Inspectors Manual, ASME A17.3 For Existing Elevators, Elevator Industry Safety and ANSI A10.4 covering Personnel Hoists.

Presenter for Code Up-Date Seminar held in Houston, Texas on May 21-22, 2015 covering ASME A17.1 – 2013, various sections including Section 8.6 covering Elevator and Escalator Maintenance, Repair, Replacement and Testing. Also presented Elevator Industry Field Safety.

Presented Section 8.6 of ASME A17.1-2013, covering Elevator and Escalator Maintenance, Repair, Replacement and Testing, for Code Up-Date Seminar held in Denver, Colorado on April 10, 2015. Emphasis on Maintenance Control Program.

Instructor/Presenter for AMSE A17.1 – 2007, Section 8.6 Elevator and Escalator Maintenance, Repair, Replacement and Testing for the Western Region Workshop held November, 2008.

Equity Office Properties

Elevator and escalator maintenance and vertical transportation management seminar for Chief Engineers and Managers in Seattle. April, 2002.

Elevator and escalator maintenance and vertical transportation management seminar for Chief Engineers Denver in Seattle. September, 2000.



TRIAL EXPERIENCE

Testimony for fifteen jury trials (ten Plaintiff and five Defense).