Florida Institute of Technology is currently searching for a Locksmith II for Facilities Operations. This is a full-time position. This position will work from Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Install new locks (mechanical and electronic type) and door hardware as needed. This would include new construction, remodel projects, breakage, etc.
Repair locks. Disassemble locks and replace worn tumblers, springs, batteries and other parts, as needed
Repair and adjust door mounted closers, hinges and other finish hardware
Rekey locks for security purposes; change locker combinations
Make, verify operation and distribute keys
Keep accurate and up-to-date record of all keys and locks, maintain data base of all keys issued
Maintain hinges, closers, and all related door hardware. Maintain a Preventative Maintenance program
Services and repairs exit devices, panic hardware and electronic door operators
Aid in establishing and maintaining a Fire Door inspection check-list and data log
Participate in the Facilities Operations On-Call program. When required – must carry cell phone for 24/7 for on-call duty to respond to after hour lock or security related issues
Knowledge of OSHA Rules and Regulation for the Workplace
Interpret and read blue prints and layouts related to lock system installations
Write specification for new construction and/or renovation projects
Assists campus personnel in hurricane preparedness and cleanup
Installs and maintains electronic access control systems (industrial and commercial security hardware)
Education / skills required:
High School diploma
Certificate of Completion of trade school in Locksmith training with a minimum of two years commercial/institutional work in mechanical and electronic access control or 5 year experience in commercial/institutional work in mechanical and electronic access control is preferred*
Basic computer skills (email, spreadsheets, data storage)
Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain good driving record as determined by Florida Tech guidelines
* Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). *Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.
Florida Institute of Technology’s mission is to provide high-quality education to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare students for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities. The university also seeks to expand knowledge through basic and applied research and to serve the diverse economic, cultural, and societal needs of our local, state, national and international constituencies.