Better wages show skills are valued: Lift technicians

Mr Muhammad Haidil Kamali, who was paid around $1,500 when he joined the industry a few months ago, says lift technicians are providing a skilled service in maintaining lifts properly.
Mr Muhammad Haidil Kamali, who was paid around $1,500 when he joined the industry a few months ago, says lift technicians are providing a skilled service in maintaining lifts properly.ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS CHONG

Mr Muhammad Haidil Kamali, 23, had a simple reason for becoming a lift technician.

He figured that with high-rise buildings everywhere, his job would be important because he would be ensuring people's safety.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 20, 2018, with the headline 'Better wages show skills are valued: Lift technicians'. Print Edition | Subscribe