Basic Position Information
Job Code: 6000
Title: Journeyman, Locksmith
Department: Administration & Finance
Essential Personnel: Y
Job Family: Administrative Operations
Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management
FLSA Classification: NE
Job Grade: 10
Grade Min: $36,294
Grade Mid: $42,645
UHD Succession Plan: N
Criticality of Position: N/A
Career Ladder: In-Range
Campus Security Authority: Y
Screening Committee: N
Motor Vehicle Record Check: N
The Locksmith, Journeyman uses commercial level knowledge of developing key schematics and interpreting floor plans blue prints or sketches.
- Operates key cutting machine and small hand tools to make new and replacement keys install set lock cores for Faculty, Staff, and Contractor use
- Issues and collects assigned keys
- Changes lock combinations or university's keying schematic if needed.
- Repairs, replaces, and maintains various door hardware and maintains campus door hardware standards
- Disassembles locks; repairs and replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts. Combinates and builds Cormax cores
- Replaces lost or broken keys
- Monitors system for incoming Key Requests, accurately enters hardware/key changes, new installations, and updates changes in the Keystone Database
- Follows university policies and procedures for high-level security, restricted, Master, and Grand Master key distribution
- Works with Project Managers and other departments to assist during renovations, campus updates, office reassignments, new hires, and terminations.
- Responsible for maintaining accurate supply records, ordering, and ensuring the security of locksmith inventory
- Troubleshoots and makes recommendations to the Carpenter Shop on maintaining mechanical locks
- Prepares key-related reports; Collects and processes Separation/Transfer Clearance keys
- Develops key schematics and interprets floor plans, blueprints, sketches, work requests, and updates key guides
- Maintains filing system for all UHD Electronic Key Request forms
- Maintains and manages the database for The university's key request system for all buildings
- Liaisons between the university community and key control contractors to review the accuracy of contracted rates
- Interprets the Master Keying Schematic; while preserving the university's master key system's integrity and meeting various departments' requests
- May serve on special task force during periods of emergency, such as floods and security situations
- Holds trainings with university departments on the use of The Electronic Key Control Request System
- Performs all other duties as assigned
Delegation of Work:
- Two (2) years of college or technical school
- Minimum of two (2) years related work experience
- Knowledge of key database process
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Commercial level knowledge of developing key schematics and interpreting floor plans blue prints or sketches
- Knowledge of key machine and related tools
- Candidates must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
Work Location and Physical Demands
Primary Work Location:
- Inside and outside environment
- Physical Demands: Ability to lift up to 60 pounds; ability to climb a ladder and stairs and maintain balance; frequent Stooping/Bending;10% of time spent sitting, 45% of time standing, 45% of time walking; occasional overhead, and horizontal reaching; acute hearing required; frequent speaking; cultural regional accents acceptable Corrected vision to 20/40 color vision and ability to distinguish all colors. No light duty work. General air conditioned environment, but occasional exposure to cold and heat; occasional exposure to wet/dry environment; occasional exposure to noise and vibrations; normal physical hazards of construction and demolition. Daily work with electrical sources. Occasional exposure to fumes/dust/odors.
Position Specific Competencies
Commitment to Excellence - UHD
- Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
- Continuously strives to improve work performance.
- Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
- Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
- Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
- Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
- Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.
Respect and Cooperation
- Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
- Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.
- Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
- Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.
- Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
- Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
- Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
- Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.
- Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
- Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
- Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
- Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
- Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.
- Communicates clearly, concisely, and with courtesy.
- Carefully listens to customer or thoroughly reads correspondence, and uses good judgment to respond appropriately. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
- Communicates requests for further action or resources to appropriate individuals with tact.
- Demonstrates the essential skills required to use equipment and tools needed to perform job duties and responsibilities.
- Follows maintenance and operation procedures and safety rules to minimize equipment malfunctions and prevent personal injuries.
Student Success Indirect Support
- Contributes to student success by assisting students with anything that supports their student experience, whether directly or indirectly.
- Helps students navigate their way through the different offices, programs, and services at the university and/or connects students with the appropriate party(ies).
- Connects students with services or resources that can help them with career exploration, goal selection, and ongoing academic assistance.
- Helps students build peer support networks.
- Encourages student participation in out-of-class activities.
- Provides encouragement and guidance to foster student success.
- Treats students with respect
- Maintains the learning environment to ensure quality and/or sound pedagogy.
This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.