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Locksmith

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Skilled Craft/Trade, Facilities

Under direction of the Lead Locksmith for the Department of Facilities Services (DFS), and in collaboration with your colleagues, performs installation, repair, and maintenance of locks, locking devices, exit devices, doors, door hardware such as closers, panic hardware, and hinges, and related devices throughout campus. Collaborate with DFS and other University departments to initiate and deliver high quality projects in a timely manner.

Duties

  • In close collaboration with the Lead Locksmith, oversee and perform troubleshooting, installation, repairs, and Preventative Maintenance (PM) programs for all locks, doors, and related equipment. Must be knowledgeable in master key systems. Must have experience with electrified door hardware and access systems. Process key and access control requests. Cut keys, coordinate and install lock cores and cylinders. Perform touch up painting as necessary.
  • Manage materials, parts, and equipment, including inventory tracking, record keeping, product research, and supply procurement. Assist with the project delivery process including preparation of programs, estimates, budgets, schedules, status reports, and other relevant documentation. Monitor all work, equipment, and systems for compliance with Department of Facilities Services August 16, 2013 PURPOSE: Under direction of the Lead Locksmith for the Department of Facilities Services (DFS), and in collaboration with your colleagues, performs installation, repair, and maintenance of locks, locking devices, exit devices, doors, door hardware such as closers, panic hardware, and hinges, and related devices throughout campus. Collaborate with DFS and other University departments to initiate and deliver high quality projects in a timely manner. DUTIES: In close collaboration with the Lead Locksmith, oversee and perform troubleshooting, installation, repairs, and Preventative Maintenance (PM) programs for all locks, doors, and related equipment. Must be knowledgeable in master key systems. Must have experience with electrified door hardware and access systems. Process key and access control requests. Cut keys, coordinate and install lock cores and cylinders. Perform touch up painting as necessary. Manage materials, parts, and equipment, including inventory tracking, record keeping, product research, and supply procurement. Assist with the project delivery process including preparation of programs, estimates, budgets, schedules, status reports, and other relevant documentation. Monitor all work, equipment, and systems for compliance with plans and specifications, applicable codes, industry standards, best practices, and Pepperdine standards.
  • Identify and address issues in need of attention and generate work orders accordingly. Accurately record and report all work performed indicating the time and materials expended. Perform regular administrative tasks such as maintaining files, processing paperwork, entering data, and monitoring systems. Assist department in successfully meeting long-range objectives. Maintain required trade-specific training and certifications and obtain further training as needed. Provides training and instruction to skilled and semi-skilled co-workers on locks, hinges, doors, and door hardware. Collaborate with vendors and contractors as required. Assist other trades, such as carpentry, with tasks as needed. Preferred experience with troubleshooting, adjusting, and repairing storefront door systems, as well as specifying door measurements and dimensions for metal, wood, and laminated door replacements when required.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination among all internal and external project participants and stakeholders. Coordinate project activities with University departments such as Design and Construction, Public Safety, Information Technology, Events, and University administrators to ensure that all parties are well-informed and that work proceeds on schedule with minimal impact to University operations. Research, prepare, and present information and reports as requested. Participate in continuous departmental and PM process improvements. Analyze and recommend process and procedure improvement for efficiency. Maintain tools, equipment, and a clean work area.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Graduation from high school or its equivalent is required. Minimum five (5) years locksmith experience is required. Broad technical knowledge of practices, principles, and techniques in the locksmith field and industry standard PM processes is required. Basic computer skills and competency with Microsoft Office is required. Analytical and problem solving skills to successfully resolve issues is required. The ability to understand plans, design specifications, and manufacturers' instructions and recommendations to ascertain the configuration of equipment and components, ensure their proper installation, and remedy issues is required. Basic knowledge and experience with specifications, fire rating, and sizes for procuring and replacing different types of doors and frames is required. Competency using tools and operating equipment of the trade such as handheld power tools, planer/door planer, door jigs, routers, power sanders, handsaws, table saws, chop saws, mill working tools, chisels, punches, counter sinks, drill press, grinder, and hand tools is required. Strong English written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required. Must consistently project a professional demeanor and positive attitude, and be able to effectively and professionally communicate with University administrators and project clients. Keep uniform in a professional appearance at all times. Willingness and ability to periodically work overtime hours, respond to emergency calls after hours/weekends, and work rotating weekend shifts providing general maintenance duties for the campus is required.

Preferred: Some college course work or degree; experience with computerized maintenance management software, such as TMA.

Additional Requirements: Normal mobility and ability to move around construction sites. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, traverse rugged terrain, climb up and down ladders and scaffolding is required. Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, including up and down stairs, and occasionally lifting and carrying 75 pounds up and down stairs is required. Must drive personal vehicle for University business (mileage reimbursed), hold valid driver's license, and be insurable under University's standard auto insurance requirements. tools, planer/door planer, door jigs, routers, power sanders, handsaws, table saws, chop saws, mill working tools, chisels, punches, counter sinks, drill press, grinder, and hand tools is required. Strong English written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required. Must consistently project a professional demeanor and positive attitude, and be able to effectively and professionally communicate with University administrators and project clients. Keep uniform in a professional appearance at all times. Willingness and ability to periodically work overtime hours, respond to emergency calls after hours/weekends, and work rotating weekend shifts providing general maintenance duties for the campus is required.

Normal mobility and ability to move around construction sites. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, traverse rugged terrain, climb up and down ladders and scaffolding is required. Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, including up and down stairs, and occasionally lifting and carrying 75 pounds up and down stairs is required. Must drive personal vehicle for University business (mileage reimbursed), hold valid driver's license, and be insurable under University's standard auto insurance requirements. Must be willing to support the mission of Pepperdine University, articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education and employment screening.

This is a regular, non-exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

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