Locksmith (Multiple Positions)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Locksmith (Multiple Positions)
Department Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services (7420)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Facilities Management at the University of Arizona is looking for a qualified Locksmith to join our team. Our Locksmiths repair, install, and service locks and related hardware for the University of Arizona campus. The ideal candidate will have a background in all facets of the Locksmith trade and will have the ability to independently troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair a wide variety of both new and historic locks and hardware. Overtime and standby are required.

NOTE: All maintenance employees are required to drive University vehicles on a daily basis as one of their primary job functions.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Installs, adjusts and services locks from a variety of manufacturers including Corbin, Sargent, Best, Von-Duprin and Schlage.
  • Opens, repairs and changes combinations on safes and security containers.
  • Cuts new or duplicate keys from existing keys or codes to manufacturers specifications.
  • Opens locks for which there is no key or existing combinations.
  • Installs, services and repairs emergency exit hardware on doors.
  • Installs, services and repairs mortise, cylindrical, rim and auxiliary locks.
  • Installs, services and repairs desk locks and file cabinet locks.
  • Installs, services and repairs electrified door locking hardware including exit devices, electric strikes, electrified levers and battery operated digital keypads.
  • Prepares labor and material estimates.
  • Applies ADA and UBC codes.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license upon employment.
  • At least two years of licensed driving experience.
  • Possess knowledge of the techniques for keying, repairing, installing and servicing locks and related hardware.
  • Possess knowledge and experience of large master key systems.
  • Ability to repair, install and service electronic locks and related hardware.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and electronic (email) communications.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Four years of locksmith experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Sargent, Corbin, or other manufacturers of sectional master key systems.
  • Experience with Medeco Biaxial key systems.
  • Experience with installing, programming, and repairing stand-alone battery operated digital keypad locks.
  • Experience with electronic access systems.
  • Experience with application of ADA and UBC codes.
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Trades and Maintenance
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $18.26 per hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24478
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Facilities Management Human Resources

Open Date 01/24/2018
Review Start Date 01/31/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/26122
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have four years of locksmith experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess (or will you be able to obtain) a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least two years of licensed driving experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you ever been employed by Facilities Management at the University of Arizona?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents