Location: Rockville, Maryland
Montgomery College, Germantown and Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campuses, have openings for FT Locksmiths in the Facilities Department. The work schedule is 5 days/40 hours a week. These are Bargaining, Non-Exempt, grade 21 positions. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Locksmiths are responsible for set-up, installation, troubleshooting and repair of electronic and mechanical locking systems on a campus. They maintain the networked access control system and electronic access control hardware.
- Sets-up, manages/maintains Campus keying system (Bitting Charts).
- Maintains and installs a variety of Campus mechanical locking hardware.
- Manages/maintains key holder records/database.
- Performs installation, repair, troubleshooting of mechanical locking hardware.
- Cuts keys and re-key locks as needed.
- Changes safe combinations as needed.
- Manages and maintains Facilities and Public Safety's key rings.
- Reviews key/proximity cards requests for completeness and ensures access requested is appropriate for requestor's role/position.
- Monitors building access requests via CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) for keys and cards from Faculty, Staff, and Administrators.
- Updates work orders in the college's CMMS software, troubleshoots the networked access controls system, via the On-Guard software system and electrically (low voltage) in the field.
- Troubleshoots the networked access controls system, via the electronic access control system software (On-Guard) and electrically (low voltage) in the field.
- Performs installation, repair, troubleshooting of access control hardware.
- Keeps the networked access control system functional for Public Safety.
- Maintains and installs a variety of Campus electronic access control hardware.
- Manages, configures and updates and maintains the electronic and networked key boxes.
Constituent Engagement and Contractor Oversight
- Contacts and interacts with multiple constituencies such as colleagues, supervisors, managers and directors concerning the operation, maintenance and use of the facilities in regards to locks/access control, as well as interaction with students, vendors, contractors and the public, providing information, service and assistance.
- Works with College departments to ensure their work areas are keyed as required, while maintaining the Campus master keying system.
- Advises Faculty and Staff of best practices to resolve physical security concerns.
- Reviews contractor installation hardware for completeness and quality of work on new construction and renovation projects.
- Engages Central Facilities staff and design firms regarding door hardware specifications related to new projects and renovations.
- Reviews contractor hardware specifications on new construction and renovation projects.
- Order and maintains access controls, keys, hardware miscellaneous material and hardware to provide seamless building access control services.
- Responds to any Campus access emergencies.
- Perform other duties as assigned to provide seamless access control services to the Campus community and the Facilities department.
- Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Five years of fully-skilled experience in commercial locksmith work and centralized/networked access control system including experience with ADA door code requirements and door hardware.
- The equivalent combination of education, training, certification and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and expertise to perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
- Centralized/networked access control systems certification is required (Lenel OnGuard preferred).
- Locksmithing certification is required (ASSA-Abloy or similar).
- Associate Degree preferred.
Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity.
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As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable).
For international degrees, you must provide US degree equivalency verified by a nationally recognized credential evaluation service.
Participation in a Maryland State Retirement System plan (Pension or Optional Retirement Plan, depending on the position). If you are already retired from the Maryland State Retirement System, you may not enroll in a Maryland State Retirement System plan at Montgomery Collage and may have earn ings restrictions, per state law.
Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.
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