A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Install, maintain and repair electronic and code locks, card readers, key operated switches, cylindrical, unit, mortise, rim, pin tumbler, lever, wafer and other mechanical and electronic/magnetic locking devices.
Install, maintain and repair electronic and code locks, card readers, key operated switches, cylindrical, unit, mortise, rim, pin tumbler, lever, wafer and other mechanical and electronic/magnetic locking devices. Establish and extend master key systems for new keying including reading blueprints. Perform building audits updating records resultant from remodeling and new installation. Repair, gain access to and reset combinations for safes and security files. Fabricate, install, maintain and repair lock hardware including handicap entrance units, emergency exit devices, compactors, security alarms and other special applications. Modify, install and repair automotive locks including door, trunk, interior compartment and ignition locks including special and multiple keying applications. Pick locks and make keys by impression for locks for which keys have been lost. Fabricate and repair parts, levers, springs and other component lock parts by welding, filing, soldering, bending, drilling and tapping. Install, maintain and repair locks on desks, file cabinets, display cases and other furniture furnishings. Repair, maintain and reload cylinders for locks in master key systems.
Related Duties Adjust door closers. Cut and issue keys, identify authorized signers on key requests and maintain duplicate key and key assignment records. Receive and refund cash for key deposits. Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment including key blanks, lock parts, knobs and cylinders and other tools, supplies and equipment. Clean assigned area of work and equipment.
Must be able to fulfill the necessary requirements to drive a University vehicle, including possessing a valid Michigan driver’s license.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
1 or more years of full time experience working as a locksmith.
Demonstrated knowledge of keys, locks and locking hardware.
Willingness to work in a team setting.
Strong work ethic.
Considerable experience setting up and maintaining master key systems.
2 or more years experience as a fulltime locksmith, preferably in an institutional or commercial setting.
Working knowledge of master keying.
Ability to manually originate SFIC bitting chart and pin cores.
Experience operating manual and automatic key machines.
Hours/Week: 40 hours week
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday - Friday, 3pm - 11pm
This position may need to respond to afterhours emergencies.
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 194082
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