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.
Minimum Qualifications from Classification:
Two years of experience as a journey-level Locksmith; OR
Completion of an approved apprenticeship program.
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.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary rate for this position will be between $18.55 and $20.35 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience, (plus a monthly retention bonus equal to ten percent (10%) of salary), with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.
About Portland State University
Portland State University (PSU) is an urban university and Oregon’s largest – located in the heart of the vibrant city of Portland. PSU educates over 28,000 students and offers programs for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. PSU is an internationally recognized urban university known for excellence in student learning, innovative research, and community engagement. PSU contributes to the economic vitality, environmental sustainability, and quality of life in the Portland region and beyond. Employees describe Portland State University as a vibrant, diverse, progressive place to work and an environment that welcomes process improvement and innovation. Portland State’s 49-acre downtown campus is located in the heart of one of America’s most vibrant centers of culture, business and technology. See www.pdx.edu.
Facilities and Property Management (FPM) serves all members of the Portland State University (PSU) community. FPM takes a tremendous amount of pride providing an appealing campus environment in a professional and friendly fashion. The facilities and grounds at PSU consist of over 5 million square feet of facilities and approximately 50 acres of grounds and are the unive...rsity’s largest asset. FPM is charged with the stewardship of this asset which contributes to attracting and retaining students, faculty and staff. The department staff works together as a dedicated team to create and maintain a superior and vibrant urban campus learning environment.