Cl9393: Locksmith

Kennewick School District Kennewick , WA 99336

Posted 2 months ago


Position #9393: Locksmith

Posting Dates: 01/18/2019 01/25/2019 (Or Until Filled)

Location: Maintenance & Operations

Hours: 8 Hours per Day, 260 Days per Year Day & Swing Shift during the School Year, Day Shift during the Summer

Salary: $27 per Hour


This position assists with the installation and maintenance of all District manual and electronic lock and key operations.


  • Must pass a background check, including employee paid fingerprinting.

  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must provide transcripts of highest level of education within 30 days of employment

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be able to meet the Physical Demands of the position.

  • Must pass a basic skills test.

  • Completion of Safe Schools Web Based Training within 30 days of employment and yearly thereafter.


  • Applicant must have a minimum of two (2) years full-time experience in the past five years as a locksmith in a multi-facility environment.

  • Demonstrates the high degree of skill and knowledge expected of a journey level trades worker in the responsibilities listed under the headings "Essential Duties and Responsibilities," General Requirements," "Physical Demands," and "Work Environment."

  • Possesses and maintains a valid Washington State Driver's License with a clear driving record. Applicant will be required to provide a current abstract of their driving record.

  • Willingness to comply with district board policies and established programs.

  • Evidence of ability to operate computers and a Computerized Maintenance Management System. (CMMS)

  • Evidence of ability to be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to problem-solve.

  • The ability to assess and correct issues involving safety; read and interpret plans, construction drawings, and blueprints.

  • Physically able to do the required work, including: heavy and sustained lifting of more than 35 lbs., squatting, bending, stooping, carrying, climbing of ladders, and other functions that are physically difficult and demanding.

  • Shows a history of dependability and punctuality, along with positive evaluations and recommendations.

  • Evidence of ability to organize and prioritize in order to meet the district's needs and deadlines.

  • Evidence of ability to determine the scope of work and materials needed, and make cost estimates for projects.

  • Evidence of ability to establish and maintain a tactful, cooperative, and effective relationship with fellow employees, shop lead persons, district staff, and administrators.

  • Evidence of ability to approach assigned work in a professional manner, working toward the common goal of teamwork, pride in service delivery and continuous improvement.

  • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.

  • Ability to cut and issue keys, re-key, install and repair locks and hardware.

  • Records maintenance skills.

  • Ability to interpret, implement, and maintain pre-defined master key systems.

  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.

  • Ability to install, troubleshoot, and repair both mechanical locking and electronic access control devices.

  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

  • Skill in utilizing building security and lock systems and procedures.


  • Works closely with, and communicates with, the shop Lead person, the Director of Facilities Services and other District Departments and Administrators as required.

  • Interprets Master Keying Guide; uses appropriate discretion and special knowledge of lock systems to preserve the integrity of the District's master key system while meeting customer requests.

  • Installs, services, and repairs various types of locks and security devices.

  • Installs and repairs door hardware and hydraulic closing fixtures.

  • Disassembles locks; repairs and replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts.

  • Cuts new or duplicate keys and stamps with identification.

  • Issues keys and maintains records of keys issued and returned.

  • Maintains records of work performed.

  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains both mechanical locking and electronic key card systems.

  • Reports problem areas and safety hazards in or on school facilities.

  • Provides assistance to and/or coordinates with other employees and trades in order to accomplish the highest possible quality and quantity of work in the least amount of time, without causing undue hardship for other craftsmen or shops.

  • Submits finished work orders promptly; complete with all hours worked and related costs.

  • Assists in the creation and implementation of a calendar-based preventative maintenance system.

  • Enters time and materials into electronic work order system.

  • Generates work orders for preventative maintenance and other needed work.

  • Performs other related jobs and duties as assigned.

  • Performs all duties of the position within the scope of Kennewick School District policies and procedures, including regular attendance and punctuality.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability to perform the essential functions.

  • Language Skills:
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, or technical manuals and procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or individuals representing managers, customers and the general public.

  • Mathematical Skills:
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimal numbers. Ability to calculate percentages, discounts, proportions, area, circumference, and volume.

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in diagram form. Ability to interpret variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Mobility: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is sometimes required to sit, and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Senses: The employee is often required to listen to slight variations in pitch, amplitude, and frequency. The employee must be able to communicate effectively in person, over the telephone, and by using the district radio communications system. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Lifting: The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move over 100 pounds. HVAC units are on the roof in most schools and successful applicant will need to get filters from the ground to the rooftop.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Hazards: While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; in outside weather conditions; and may be exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee will occasionally be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may on occasion be loud and require hearing protection. Working on rooftops and confined spaces occasionally occur in the performance of daily job responsibilities.

Kennewick School District's Non-Discrimination Policy

The Kennewick School District provides equal access to all programs and services without discrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or use of trained dog, guide or service animal by a person with a disability, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Civil Rights & Equity: Douglas Christensen- (509) 222-5010 (

Section 504, Title IX Jack Anderson- (509) 222-5004 (

This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in all education programs and/or extra-curricular school activities in the Kennewick School District.

Applicants: Inquiries regarding compliance procedures or requests for reasonable accommodation may be directed to the School District's Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources or the Classified Human Resources Manager.

Doug Christensen, Asst. Supt of Human Resources


Certificated ADA

Betsy Dickinson, Classified Human Resources Manager


Classified ADA

Kennewick School District
1000 W. 4th Avenue

Kennewick, WA 99336

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Cl9393: Locksmith

Kennewick School District