The Supervising Locksmith is primarily responsible for supervising and working with one or more crews of skilled journey-level Locksmiths and their semi-skilled and unskilled assistants in the performance of the full range of locksmith work.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
-Provides oversight and design of electrified lock and access control systems for building safety and security.
-Repairs and installs electrified locks, POE Locks, security devices, access equipment, and associated parts.
-Performs various types of preventive maintenance on card access systems, system updates, panel troubleshooting, including: creating keys, general cleaning, lubricating, removing/installing serviceable parts, and adjustments, identifying problems and needed repairs.
-Uses , electrical testers, hand/power tools for the completion of lock, access devices, key creation and door security related repairs, installation and removal of hardware.
-Inspects locks, access devices, related equipment, systems, and areas to identify problems and needed repairs.
-Tests and troubleshoots parts, equipment and control panels, system using testing tools for diagnosis.
-Programs Unlocks and secures facility areas.
-Operates utility cart and pickup truck for the transport of personnel, tools, supplies, equipment and waste.
-Providing a high level of inspection to ensure appropriate building and safety codes are met.
-Programs, security system at an Administrator level, programs, and manages security database.
-Plans, designs and oversees the implementation and maintenance of a campus-wide master lock and key program.
-Involved in new construction, remodels and building upgrades which involves: collaborating with engineering and design departments and providing advice and technical expertise on new locking and door security systems. Implements campuses lock standards.
-Records work details in log sheets and keeps time records to assists in completion of documentation.
-Uses computer /laptop for, programming and troubleshooting field devices, maintains the integrity of the security access system, creating access cards, communicating, researching (locks and associated equipment) coordinating repair work, documenting job specific details, and recording time log.
-Interpreting complicated plans, drawings, and contract specifications
-Accurate and detailed planning of work sequencing; ensuring the availability of required materials and equipment; analyzing operations; preparing cost and time estimates.
-Implements, troubleshoots, repairs and programs computerized access control systems.
-Provides lead work direction to a small group or crew of skilled Locksmiths, other skilled crafts workers and their assistants and supports employee development plans. Plans, schedules and assigns work.
-Determines material, equipment and staffing needs for projects.
-Monitors work in progress.
-Oversees Locksmiths, key inventory and integrity, lock shop and the overall master key tracking system
-Serves as campus expert on all matters pertaining to locks, locking systems and fastening devices.
-Consults with campus administrators on the types of systems and devices most appropriate for new facilities and major replacements.
-Consults with campus administrators on the development of a key and access control policy.
-Inspect completed work to ensure it is in compliance with specifications, special instructions and sound trade practices.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
-Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the locksmith trade, including complex access and control systems.
-Thorough knowledge of all types of locks, fastening devices and related hardware.
-Working knowledge of electrical locking and security systems and devices.
-Thorough knowledge of applicable state codes pertaining to the locksmith trade including those related to fire exits, door hardware and fastening devices.
-Comprehensive knowledge of master key systems.
-Working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques.
-Ability to perform journey-level locksmith work.
-Ability to develop and implement a master key system.
-Ability to use features of applicable access control systems.
-Ability to read, interpret and work from shop blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications.
-Ability to maintain complex manual and/or computerized inventory and master locking systems records, and to prepare standard reports.
-Ability to lead, instruct and coordinate the work of a small group or crew of skilled and semi-skilled assistants.
-Ability to determine staffing, material and equipment needs and to estimate costs for new locking systems or for replacement systems.
-Ability to analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
-Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the position and to perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position.
-Must be able to accommodate a work schedule that varies according to operational needs and may include evening and weekend hours.