The Facilities and Services department at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Lock Shop Trades Specialist I. This position will be under the direction of the Supervisor and/or Lead. This person will provide a safe and secure environment for students, Faculty, and staff at West Virginia University. This is done by specifying, purchasing, installing, repairing, rekeying, and maintaining all locks, door hardware, keying systems, safes, and written computerized records of these key systems for the University.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Function independently as a unique craft or skill.
Be an expert in the field and be required to coordinate with other crafts.
Rekey locks as well as repair, replace, or modify all door hardware such as locks, hinges, closer stops, and coordinators.
Repair or adjust door swing so it will operate correctly.
Fabricate and install doors, wood and metal door frames, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware.
Make all keys, either original or duplicate, by impression, duplication, or coding.
Perform building maintenance for all door security hardware.
Provide complete written and computerized records of keying systems to all WVU Physical Plant maintained buildings.
Open file cabinets and security files; repair or install new locks on cabinets; fabricate or repair parts, levers, and springs for locks that are no longer available.
Perform maintenance and replacement of handicap door hardware (mechanical, electronic, and electrical).
Recognize, interpret, and design all levels of keying systems so that top level security is maintained at all times, making a more efficient and convenient working system. Examples are great great grand master systems whether in standard pinning or electronic.
Work with Building Supervisors and Key Control Supervisors in designing, implementing, and day-to-day operation of key and lock systems.
Provide repairs and coordinate with Security in emergency situations such as damaged door locks, safe locks, file cabinets, and key identification.
Document key codes.
Interpret blueprints and specifications as required; requisition or order parts and supplies and recommend to supervisor the need for material.
Install, repair, and maintain all electronic locks. Work closely with electronic personnel to ensure proper operations of same.
Operate computers utilizing various software programs, such as: TMA, C-Bord and Onity lock systems, key data bases, code source, and engraving machines.
Update electronic access of Facilities Management personnel within the Onity and C-Bord access data bases (assigning personnel to templates for access).
Perform repairs and maintain proper function of ADA openers (mechanical or electrical).
Operate all equipment trucks, key machines, grinders, and associated locksmithing equipment. Utilizes computer software to cut, list, and track keys and associated locking mechanisms.
Perform general maintenance duties either in relation to normal journeyman responsibilities or assisting other trades such as but not limited to: low level electrical connection, lighting, sheet metal fabrication, painting, carpentry, plumbing, millwright work, etc.
Move, load, and carry all materials and equipment necessary to complete all phases of assigned maintenance and construction projects. May be required to assist in the effort of moving any existing conditions which interfere with the flow of the project. When project is completed, work site must be left in a clean and orderly fashion.
Respond during off hours to cover emergency situations.
Operate computers utilizing various software programs such as: Physical Plant maintenance management programs involving work orders and materials accountability, building support systems, and other systems as necessary.
Pay Grade: 13
High School diploma and completion of vocational/ technical training in locksmithing and or carpentry of up to 18 months.
Two (2) years of directly related experience with the mechanical, electrical, and electronic application of the locksmithing trade, including lock systems, lock hardware, and key types.
Two (2) years of related carpentry experience.
Thorough knowledge of lock systems, lock hardware, and key types.
Thorough knowledge of mechanical, carpentry, electrical and electronic systems as related lo locksmithing.
Thorough knowledge of specifications and codes for safety, fire, and disability issues.
Ability to evaluate and assess key systems appropriate for a specific need.
Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer for the purpose of data input.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot common locksmithing issues and solve.
West Virginia University