Structural Specialist CL2 Locksmith (Temporary)

The Structural Specialist CL2 ? Locksmith performs on-going maintenance, repair and upgrading of all lock-sets on campus, including both interior and exterior locks on all campus buildings. The position is responsible for all components within the doorframe ? the door and other hardware (locks, hinges, door openers and closers, etc.). The types of locks vary from tumbler, pneumatic and electronic to panic hardware and handicap actuators. The Locksmith performs installation work to include the physical and programmatic tasks associated with the lock and door work and is expected to have an understanding of the keying hierarchy of the keying system from great-grand masters to single door access keys. The incumbent will also be responsible for gaining the skills and performing the work of a carpenter as this work relates to door and lock installation. Starting pay for this position is $15.19/hr.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Installs, cleans, repairs, and maintains door locks and operating equipment.
2. Collects data for and provides input into the master keying system database to include the issuance of keys and repair of locks. Work includes programming for door openings and closings as appropriate.
3. Installs, repairs, maintains, and programs door actuators and electronic locking systems, including card-swipe stations and interconnections.
4. Cuts and pins keys and key sets.
5. Applies skills in master keying structures for all key systems on campus.
6. Participates in training to read and understand building drawings, pinning diagrams and electronic schematics
7. Installs doors and door assemblies to include doors, frames, door hardware, card readers, controllers, etc., for interior and exterior locations.
8. Assists in the fabrication of substitute parts as needed.
9. Operates hand and power tools associated with the locksmith and carpentry trades, as well as specialized tools required to work on and maintain the various keying systems on campus.
10. Responds to emergency calls and performs trouble-shooting as needed under the direction of an in-house locksmith.
11. Adheres to all relevant safety and regulatory requirements and policies and all University policies and procedures.
12. Obtains and successfully maintains appropriate licenses and certifications necessary to perform work.
13. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
1. Significant experience in the locksmith or carpentry trades required (three years strongly preferred).
2. Willingness to complete master keying coursework through self-study efforts and work diligently to develop an appropriate level of knowledge in the locksmith field.
3. Willingness to obtain an Electrician's Helpers license desired, along with a willingness to develop the knowledge and skills required to handle electronic lock installation, programming and troubleshooting.
4. Demonstrated initiative to continue to learn and develop skills in the commercial/institutional locksmith field.
5. Must be comfortable asking questions, receiving direction from multiple staff members and actively participating in the learning process.
6. Must possess a work history which demonstrates consistent and reliable work habits.
7. Ability to perform fine motor skill tasks and to use hand tools to perform work necessary.
8. Demonstrated mechanical ability and data entry skills required.
9. Must be able to perform manual labor, carpentry and physically demanding tasks regularly.
10. Experience working as an effective and cooperative member of a team and perform hands-on tasks.
11. Must possess ability to read and carry out complex verbal and written instructions.
12. Valid Maine driver's license required.
13. Home phone and reliable transportation required.
14. Ability to be on campus within 45 minutes of being called required.
1. Appropriate pre-employment background checks required.
2. Applicants must submit a resume or a written summary of former job responsibilities, skills and experience related to the duties described above. Resume must also indicate applicant's types of licenses, if any, including driver's license, Electrician's Helpers license, and master keying certification. Applicants should also describe their reasons and goals for choosing to apprentice in the locksmith field.
Work environment includes frequent exposure to circumstances which may cause injury to self or others, working in extreme temperatures, noise, vibration, moving mechanical parts, and may also include unpleasant odors, fumes, dust, and poor ventilation. Position requires lifting up to 75 pounds, climbing stairs and ladders regularly. Position also requires standing, kneeling, stooping, climbing, crawling, balancing, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, grasping, feeling/fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Full-time, temporary appointment.
Monday ? Friday, 7:00am ? 3:00pm, with overtime and callbacks required.
Temporary hourly position.
In accordance with the Service & Maintenance Unit Agreement.
B22, Step 2
The finalist for this position must successfully complete all appropriate pre-employment background checks.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position." You will need to create a profile and application; upload a cover letter and a resume which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications; and provide contact information for three professional references. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date of March 16, 2018, will be considered at the discretion of the University.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UMaine is a tobacco-free campus. For more information and to apply online go to https://umaine.hiretouch.com/
Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV

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