Under minimal direction, performs a variety of skilled tasks proficiently in the maintenance and repair of University security systems as well as occasional work relating to the carpentry trade. Performs work independently with considerable latitude for determining proper materials and work methods, is subject to inspection upon completion. May instruct and supervise semi-skilled and unskilled workers.
Maintains, repairs, rebuilds and installs locks, doorknobs, door closers, panic hardware, related mechanical equipment and door hardware. Repairs steel doors, hinges, desk and file cabinet locks, and office furniture locks.
Program and maintain electronic access control systems.
Updates and maintains records for security systems including key and combination codes (both written and computerized).
Performs master system coding, cylinder combination setups, and multi-combination setups.
Opens, repairs, and rebuilds safe and vault locks and cuts keys.
Performs carpentry tasks necessary in the repair of security devices and door hardware.
Performs related duties.
Experience in maintenance and repair of security systems at the journeyman level.
Experience with electronic security systems and data communication.
Ability to communicate with campus customers in a friendly manner;
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Working knowledge of methods, procedures and tools used for maintenance, repair and coding of security systems.
Ability to maintain records and make standard reports.
Must join Local 681 after one month of employment.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
High school diploma or equivalent combination of educational training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highl...y collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.