Montana State University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$26.84
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 23007

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Kathy Jahnke at 406-994-6774 or at [email protected]

Classification Title Carpenter, Locksmith Working Title Locksmith Brief Position Overview

Montana State University manages building locks and access at an institutional level including hierarchical mechanical key systems, mechanical access control systems (touchpads); electronic access control systems, and electronic key distributing systems. Facilities Services Locksmiths perform locksmithing and access control work including maintenance, replacement, management, and support of these systems.

Position Number 4N0916 Department Facility Services Division University Services Appointment Type Skilled Craft Contract Term Fiscal Year Semester If other, specify From date If other, specify End date FLSA Non-Exempt Union Affiliation Carpenters FTE 1.0 Benefits Eligible Eligible Salary $26.84 per hour Contract Type Skilled Craft If other, please specify Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

Locksmiths for the department of Facilities Services provide a range of services including management of security keying hierarchy system; managing and maintaining an electronic access system; managing and maintaining an electronic key distribution system, cutting new and duplicate keys; installing door hardware; changing combinations; repairing safes; and modifying, repairing, designing and constructing original lock parts. The person in this position must possess excellent communication and customer service skills as well as problem solving abilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain a key control system to eliminate unwanted cross- keying. ·
  • Repair locks and door hardware by adjusting or replacing parts. ·
  • Re-key door locks. ·
  • Open file cabinets after key loss by picking, drilling, or shimming. ·
  • Open vandalized locks by re-coring, extracting debris, dissolving foreign matter, picking or drilling. ·
  • Change lock functions (i.e. push button to turn button) by changing, modifying, or fabricating parts. ·
  • Change combinations, adjust, clean, lubricate and repair safes. ·
  • Participate in hardware and design master keying system selection. ·
  • Modify, repair, or construct original lock parts. ·
  • Work with manager to formulate immediate and long-range plans for upgrading hardware/software continuing the campus keying master plan. ·
  • Design master key systems for entire buildings, select hardware, and order same. ·
  • Work with Estimator to prepare job cost estimates for various campus keying projects. ·
  • Work with contractors on hardware and keying requirements dealing with new construction. ·
  • Install and repair door systems including locks, closers, safety glass, strikes and hinges.
  • Order hardware, parts and maintain bench stock
  • Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Two (2) years of locksmith experience that includes hardware maintenance, replacement, and troubleshooting; cutting and fabricating keys. ·
  • Carpentry experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of locks and institutional master key systems.
  • Familiarization with access control systems including electronic access and key distribution systems.
  • Demonstrated competence using personal computers and software, such as word processing, spreadsheets, electronic calendars, and email. Microsoft Office Suite preferred.
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 80 and NFPA 101
  • Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience installing and maintaining access control systems including electronic access and key distribution systems.
  • Experience pinning and installing small format interchangeable cores and master ring cylinders. ·
  • Third party credentialing from ALOA or SAVTA.
  • Certified Fire door inspector.
  • Familiarization in low voltage systems.
  • Experience in a large institutional setting.
  • The Successful Candidate Will

  • Consistently exercise initiative and good judgment;
  • Effectively and safely operate work-related equipment and tools;
  • Accurately follow written and oral instructions and procedures;
  • Work successfully with minimal supervision;
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, contractors, and the campus community;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the public;
  • Be a successful team player;
  • Provide excellent customer service;
  • Represent the department and MSU to others in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

    Must possess a valid driver's license, an acceptable driving record, and meet all State of Montana requirements to operate State/University vehicles. (If successful candidate possesses a valid out-of-state driver's license, must obtain a valid Montana driver's license within 60 days of hire.)

    Physical Demands

    Position duties require the ability to meet the physical demands affiliated with maintenance, repair, renovation, and replacement of University facilities. With or without reasonable accommodation, must be able to: perform physical labor including transporting up to 50 pounds while going up stairs; work from scaffolds and ladders; perform overhead work; safely and effectively operate a wide variety of tools, equipment, and vehicles. Working conditions include exposure to temperature extremes, inclement weather, fumes, dust, noise, heights, power tools and equipment, and research-related activities.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    This position has supervisory duties? No

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Applications will be:

    Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

    Special Instructions Diversity Statement

    Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples. https: // www. montana.edu/hr/recruitment/dualcareer.html.

    In compliance with the Montana Veteran's Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran's preference please complete the veteran's preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile. https: // www. montana.edu/hr/recruitment- guidelines/affirmativeactionplan.html.

    MSU's Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: https: // www. montana.edu/policy/discrimination/index.html.

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