Lock Shop Trades Specialist Lead II - Facilities & Services 16355
The Facilities Manangement department of Facilities & Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Lock Shop Trades Specialist Lead II position. This position will maintain a comprehensive key and lock program that ensures a safe and secure learning environment throughout all West Virginia University Facilities. It will also provide guidance, instruction and specifications in lock selection, application, installation, maintenance, and record keeping, as well as, work closely with user groups and security personnel to ensure that locking devises are applicable to user needs while maintain proper levels of security and code applications
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Be responsible to function independently as a unique craft or skill.
Report directly to a supervisor and may lead a team consisting of craft Leads, Journeymen, Trades Workers, or unskilled workers.
Be recognized as an expert in the field and will be required to coordinate with other crafts.
Function as a team leader, providing guidance to journeymen, trades workers, and any other support personnel as required. Follow procedures and makes work assignments to those individuals assigned to the crew to ensure work is completed in a timely fashion ensuring proper quality and quantity.
Ensure that proper safety procedures, equipment, and personal protective equipment are used while preforming job duties.
Receive work orders. Interface with Work control, Supervisor, Manager, and requesting party to finalize project needs and scope.
Provide continual inspection of assigned area to ensure maintenance is completed on schedule; recommends to the supervisor major repair needs; assists supervisor in updating deferred maintenance. Assist in development of new key/security policies and procedures. Be responsible for keeping up-to-date on new technologies and systems as they are developed.
Have responsibility to read and review prints on new and existing building projects for repair or construction associated with specific job duties and expertise. Individual will also develop as-built sketches of completed projects.
Maintain knowledge of state, federal, and local codes and requirements pertaining to maintenance and construction. Individual will attend project meetings and interact with contractors, vendors, and engineers to assure that work meets WVU requirements.
Determine and recommend to the supervisor the needs of the project in regard to crew size, types of crafts, material availability, equipment, paperwork, safety checks to maintain paperwork and material flow in order to maintain schedule.
Provide daily reports on actual progress versus projected progress to supervisor. Maintain the original scope of project to ensure project cost control. Inform supervisor of needed discipline and performance problems. Ensure that work group processes all work requests, material requisition, weekly reports, and invoices necessary to complete assignments according to Physical Plant operation.
Complete detailed cost estimates and drawings. Assist supervisor in disciplinary action.
May fill in for supervisor or manager. Inventory individual assigned work tools of crews. Assist in interviewing of candidates. Assist in the detailed design of projects. Must be able to respond when called during off hours to cover emergency situations.
Must be able to operate computers utilizing various software programs, such as, Physical Plant maintenance management programs involving work orders and materials accountability, building support systems, and other systems as necessary.
Rekey locks. Repair, replace, install, or modify all door hardware such as locks, hinges, closer stops, and coordinators. Repair or adjust door swing so that it will operate correctly. Installs doors and jambs. Accommodate electronic and manual systems.
Makes all keys, either original or duplicate, by impression, duplication, or coding. Develops and organizes a new key/core plan for a floor or entire building when a master key is lost.Performs building maintenance for all door security hardware.
Provide complete written and computerized records of keying systems to all WVU Facilities Management maintained buildings.
Open safes when combinations are unknown, changes combinations and repairs as necessary.
Open file cabinets and security files, repairs or installs new locks on cabinets, fabricates or repairs parts, levers, and springs for locks that are no longer available.
Recognize, interpret and design all levels of keying systems so that top level security is maintained at all times, making a more efficient and convenient working system. Example are great great grand master systems whether in standard pinning or electronic.
Work with Building Supervisors and Key Control Supervisors in designing, implementing, and day-to-day operation of electronic and key and lock systems.
Respond to emergency situations by repairing or replacing damaged door locks, safe locks, file cabinets, and key identification. Documents key codes.
Interpret blueprints and specifications as required; requisitions or orders parts and supplies and recommends to supervisor the need for material.
Operate all equipment trucks, key machines, grinders, and associated locksmithing equipment. Utilize computer software to cut, list, and track keys and associated locking mechanisms.
Be required to perform general maintenance duties either in relation to normal journeyman responsibilities or assisting other trades such as but not limited to low level electrical connection, lighting, sheet metal fabrication, painting, carpentry, plumbing, millwright work, etc.
Be required to move, load, and carry all materials and equipment necessary to complete all phases of assigned maintenance and construction projects. May be required to assist in the effort of moving any existing conditions which interfere with the flow of the project. When project is completed, work site must be left in a clean and orderly fashion. Must be able to respond during off hours to cover emergency situations and as necessary to complete jobs.
Be able to order all lock parts or systems for repairs and new installation. Work with factory representatives, wholesalers/distributors for pricing and availability.
Be able to install, repair, and maintain all electronic locks. Works closely with electronic personnel to ensure proper operation of same.
Be required to operate computers utilizing various software programs, such as TMA, C-Bord and Onity lock systems, key data bases, code source, and engraving machines.
Create group access templates for C-Bord and Only lock systems.
Perform diagnostic repairs (mechanical, electronic, or software) associated with on-line and off-line electronic door lock mechanisms, card readers, palm readers, and associated hardware.
Update electronic access of Facilities Management personnel within the Onity and C-Bord access data bases (assigning personnel to templates for access).
Perform repairs and maintains proper function of ADA openers (mechanical or electrical).
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses two units that are integral to the University's success. Our units employ talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 7 a.m. - 3: p.m.
Pay Grade: 15, WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
Vocational or technical school of up to 18 months beyond high school or equivalent or a combination of experience and education
At least two (2) years of experience in the following:
Experience training or leading the work of others
Valid Driver's License
Computer, mechanical, electronics, electrical, and carpentry.
Working knowledge of master keying and all types of locking and door hardware.
Thorough knowledge of lock systems, lock hardware, and key types.
Thorough knowledge of specifications and codes for safety, fire and disability issues
Ability to evaluate and assess key systems appropriate for a specific need.
Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer for the purpose of data input.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Ability to organize workflow to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner.
Ability to install doors, jambs, and all door hardware.
Demonstrated ability to communicate work schedules and goals to employees.
Demonstrated ability to provide continual inspection of assigned areas.
Demonstrated ability to inform supervisor of needed discipline and performance problems.
Demonstrated ability toto assist supervisor in disciplinary action.
Demonstrated ability to assist in interviewing candidates.
Physical demands include:
Noise level of keying stamping machine daily
Lifting and carrying supplies daily
Walking in and around buildings daily
Bending and stooping daily
Lifting up to 50 pounds daily
Climbing Ladders weekly
Confined Spaces monthly
Working in sub-zero temps, snow, rain as needed
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley -- the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Mar 22, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 221965
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.