This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Locksmith position for the University Housing and Dining Services(UHDS) at Oregon State University (OSU).
University Housing and Dining Services recognizes the importance of learning both in and out of the classroom, and supports the concept of education as an individual as well as a community experience. Our primary focus is service to OSU students. We strive to provide our students, faculty, staff, and guests with safe, economical, on-campus living and dining options that are convenient and comfortable. We offer a variety of living and dining options in fifteen residence halls, three dining centers, and 107 student family apartments. Our Department is an auxiliary enterprise which is funded solely by customers who use our services; we receive no State or tax dollars. We work to maintain the highest educational and service standards for our customers. University Housing and Dining Services is committed to an appreciation for diversity, and fosters an open, respectful, and enjoyable living, learning atmosphere.
A personal and professional commitment to providing excellent customer service and creating inclusive environments is a core value of University Housing and Dining Services.
The focus of the Operations and Facilities unit is quality, efficiency, and customer service oriented Operational Maintenance, Repair, and Construction. The unit is responsible for the maintenance and repair of 15 Residence Halls, 3 Dining Centers, and 107 Student Family Housing units.
The purpose of this position will be to maintain key records, key security, master-key-budgets and combinations to ensure the integrity of the master key system. In addition, this position will maintain and repair all types of locks in all UHDS buildings. Install, repair, and adjust all types of architectural door hardware (including Locks, Door Closers, Door Operators, Exit Devices, Hinges, Door Stops, Thresholds, Strikes and other lock components. Unlocks/opens locks on doors, furniture, and equipment that do not have operable keys. Design key and lock systems (master keying). Maintains record of activities using the Computerized Maintenance Management System for reactive, preventive and predictive maintenance. Change combinations, repair and maintain combination locks as necessary. Participates in the design, modification, or addition to keying system. Supports operations & maintenance and new work projects: hardware requirements, keying system requirements, reviewing blueprints and hardware schedules and approving submittal documents. Participates in the UHDS door access system maintenance program in accordance with Department standard operating procedures. May be required to participate in preparing an annual projected budget for equipment and supplies needed for operations, maintenance and capital projects as approved by the Operations and Facilities Associate and Assistant Directors. May be required to act as the interim Key and Lock Custodian for the Department.
Two years of experience as a journey-level Locksmith; OR Completion of an approved apprenticeship program.
-Considerable knowledge of master keying systems; ability to decode keys, understand key bitting arrays and master keying up to four levels. Must be able to demonstrate experience in employment history.
-Complete understanding of the various locking systems available, their design and modification.
-Ability to perform key coding and fitting, fabrication & duplication of keys, installation of door hardware, making minute filings and insertions (manual skill), and working within very close tolerances.
-Ability to rekey, pick, repair, and replace SFIC and standard pin/disc tumbler locks.
-Basic Computer skills such as Microsoft Windows programs. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
-This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
-This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OSU Standard 125-155-0200) as per OSU 576-056-0000 et seq. .
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be contacted by his/her supervisor and required to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments. This position is anticipated to require a high level of emergency support given its role in the security of UHDS facilities.
Working Schedule: 8:00am to 5:00pm (Shift and/or work assignment may be changed based on operational needs. We are a seven day a week operation so weekends and holiday work may be required.)
Will operate department (UHDS) vehicles to travel between job sites.
-Requires working inside and outside in varying weather conditions.
-Stand, walk and work while bending and stooping for extended periods. Much of work time is spent on feet for long periods.
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