The Institutional Locksmith position in Facilities and Property Management (FPM) provides journey-level locksmith services at Portland State University. The position assists in the management of key control systems across campus and implements new and revised systems.
Additional responsibilities include installing locks, cutting keys, repairs to door hardware across campus and providing project support. The position also involves the evaluation and execution of requests for keys and maintenance repair work orders.
This position will be responsible for entering accurate records of work performed into FPM’s computerized maintenance management database.
Institutional Locksmith’s frequently interact with campus stakeholders and make recommendations to departments regarding key control system development and implementation. Institutional Locksmith’s also assist with key audits.
FPM is pleased to serve all members of the Portland State University (PSU) community. FPM takes a tremendous amount of pride in providing an appealing campus environment. The facilities and grounds at PSU consist of over 5 million square feet of facilities and approximately 50 acres of grounds.
Must be skilled in the Locksmith trade and tools (e.g., key grinder, lock picks, buffers, and hand tools).
Demonstrated knowledge of grand master keying systems.
Knowledge of proper and safe use of chemicals and lubricants used in the trade.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, charts, and technical instructions.
Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and to present facts clearly, both orally and in writing.
Ability to use a computer to input and retrieve information from the department database system.
Possession of a valid Driver’s License.
Successful completion of a background check.
State of Oregon Locksmith Certification, and Oregon LEB electrical license.
Proven ability to perform work in a professional, customer focused manner.
Proven ability to communicate effectively with the diverse campus community and staff.
Experience in metal fabrication.
Experience in carpentry.
Experience in a higher education environment.
Internal Number: 28283
About Portland State University
Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state