New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is seeking a Locksmith. The locksmith, under the supervision of the Manager of Facilities Systems and other designated Management Staff, is responsible for the duties of the Locksmith craft for the entire campus. The duties include installing, repairing, replacing, reconstructing of all door hardware for interior and exterior doors. Makes new and replacement keys. Works on a regular schedule but gives top priority when emergencies occur. Maintains the master key system, files, etc., and maintains the institute's locking mechanisms according to accepted locksmith standards.
Essential Functions: 1. Responds to emergency calls during non-scheduled work hours. 2. Installs, programs, and repairs various types of electronic and combination locks. 3. Follows established schedule as determined by priority of work orders by making repairs to malfunctioning door hardware, door closers, locks, hinges, transfers, stops and latches throughout the NJIT campus. 4. Determines whether repairs can be made on the spot or if it is necessary to remove lock, latch, etc., to shop area for further repairs, reconstruction or replacement. 5. Strips locks, resets pins, and fits new key etc. 6. Answers requests for emergency repairs as necessary or when directed. 7. Installs new door hardware as needed. 8. Reviews installation of hardware installed by others, including construction contractors, in order to generate punch list deficiency reports. 9. Makes and issues new or duplicate keys through approved work orders, etc. 10. Maintains the master key system and files for complete Institute Community indicating description, key number, and code number indicating the person or persons to whom the key was issued. This includes entry and maintenance of information into an electronic key tracking system. 11. Maintains a well-equipped and safe shop by recommending and requesting proper supplies and equipment and adheres to established safety procedures.12. Operates an effective lock - preventative- maintenance program. 13. Possesses the ability to use all the tools and equipment used in the locksmith craft. 14. Performs the carpentry necessary when applicable for the locksmith craft. 15. Completes locksmith projects, renovations or reconstruction from Engineering, Architectural drawings, layout, schematics and specifications when necessary. 16. Reviews door hardware specifications and keying plans within printed or electronic construction documentation in order to recommend adjustments to conform with campus standards.
Additional Functions: Performs any other related duties as necessary or when directed.
Essential Characteristics: Achievement/Goal Orientation: Demonstrates a concern and aptitude for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standards of excellence, showing passion for improving the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement. Adaptability: to the diverse and consistently charged agenda of the operation, maintaining an ambassadorial engaging, customer focused, interested, non-chatty professionalism, demonstrating a persona that will not engage personalization of the job, including the publication of personal judgments such as the demonstration of favoritism or the casting of aspersions. Communication: Demonstrates the ability to clearly express ideas, thoughts, and concepts verbally and/or in writing, as appropriate to the position and task at hand. Customer Focus: Focuses one's efforts on identifying and meeting internal and external customer's needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer, within the parameters of the position and the available resources, cognizant of departmental and /or university policy and authorized practices. Honesty and Integrity: Acts in accordance with all university and departmental policies, procedures and expectations.
Prerequisite Qualifications: High School diploma. Completion of an approved course for a locksmith or the equivalent of two years of locksmith experience. Fluent in written and spoken English. Computer literate. The ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required. Individual must possess a valid driver's license. Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality and a high level of integrity.
Preferred Qualifications: The ability to install and service magnetic locks, electric door strikes, and card access security systems is preferred. At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
To apply, please visit: https://njit.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=1023
As an EEO employer NJIT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment and strongly encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.