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Kansas State University Lock System Specialist in Manhattan, Kansas

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\ \ Lock System Specialist\ \ Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining\ Job no: 514813\ Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)\ Location: Manhattan, Kansas\ Worksite: On-site requirement\ Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades\ Pay Grade: 07A\ \ \ About This Role:\ Housing and Dining Services (HDS) seeks qualified applicants for the full-time, benefits eligible position of Locksmith Specialist. This position performs locksmithing at the journeyman level in HDS facilities that include residence halls, apartment community, dining centers, retail venues, off-campus honors house and guest housing, administrative and maintenance buildings. A part of the Facilities Management, carpentry/lockshop team, the position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor Senior.\ \ Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans and schedules repairs and installation of electronic and mechanical lock systems devices, door closures and door operators within HDS facilities.
  • Inspects, adjusts, repairs or replaces new hardware to maintain the security of students, residents, staff, guests, facilities, equipment, furnishings, materials and supplies.
  • Cuts keys, repins and rekeys a large variety of locks
  • Manages a comprehensive re-keying program on a building rotation plan which includes Great Grand Master, Department Master, Floor Master, Maintenance Master and individual keying.
  • Maintains and repairs electronic locks. Maintain logs and detailed records of all keys and key cards and their assignment.
  • Complies with and adheres to the correct \"keying\" schedule so the completed lock cylinder is highly accurate and the new keys work in a smooth and problem-free manner.
  • Orders locks, cylinders, key blanks, panic bars, closers, and related parts. Maintains adequate parts inventory.
  • Operates sign making machine/system to produce signage.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of integrity, honesty and credibility. Interacts with students, staff, and guests in a manner that promotes a harmonious environment.

\ Housing and Dining Services is a large, self-operated auxiliary department serving more than 4,000 students that call the K-State campus home. This \"home away from home\" meets more than the basic needs of students living with us - we provide affordable, safe and engaging accommodations for our residents, while finding unique ways to support them in their academic pursuits.\ \ Why Join Us:\ Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits\ \ We Support Diversity and Inclusion:\ Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}\ \ Worksite Options:\ The service nature of this position requires work on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.\ \ What You\'ll Need to Succeed:\ Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires six months of relevant experience

\ Preferred Qualifications:

  • Journey/advanced level experience in locksmithing
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Experience with electronic keying systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer technology

\ Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Valid driver\'s license upon employment.
  • Stand-by is required. HDS living facilities require locksmith availability 24/7. Weekend and after-hours standby rotation are shared between two locksmith positions. Callbacks occur regularly to permit access or security of contracted living facilities or to secure other departmental facilities.

\ How to Apply:\ Please submit the online application.\ \ Screening of Applications Begins:\ Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.\ \ Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:\ \$17.69 - \$19.00 per hour\ \ Equal Employment Opportunity: