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Locksmith III Lead

Florida Tech is currently searching for a Locksmith III Lead for Facilities Operations.  This is a full-time position. 

The lockshop is a division of the building maintenance function on campus.  The primary function is to provide safe, functional and secure doors, locks and hardware campus wide. To perform skilled locksmith work in the repair, alteration, installation and keying of locks on all buildings, equipment, lockers. Resolving operational and safety concerns. Maintain campus wide keying system. Purchase, maintain,install and service electronic card access, access devices and systems. Maintain a preventative maintenance program and assisting other skilled trades. Working hours Monday - Friday 8:00pm - 4:30pm, with occasional overtime.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Install new locks (mechanical and electronic type) and door hardware as needed. This would include new construction, remodel projects, breakage, etc. Repair and adjust door mounted closers, hinges, doors, ADA operators, exit devices, and panic hardware.
  • Design, install and maintain Master-Key systems, including new construction and remodel projects. Keep accurate and up-to-date record of all keys and locks, maintain data base of all keys issued.
  • Consult and assist Project managers, Designers, and Building Maintenance Supervisors regarding design standards, hardware specifications, and codes, including ADA, Life Safety, HIPPA and Fire Code compliance for new and existing construction.
  • Rekey locks for security purposes, respond to lost key incidents, change safe combinations.
  • Installs and maintains electronic access control systems (industrial and commercial security hardware). Routine programming of online/offline and non-networked electronic locks.
  • Maintain tools, equipment and lock shop inventory, procure equipment and materials for maintenance and new construction alike.
  • Survey, Quote, and manage projects pertaining to overall campus security needs, coordinate with other trades, departments, vendors and contractors.
  • Reconcile procurement card
  • Attend seminars pertaining to Locksmith operations
  • Participate in the Facilities Operations On-Call program. Required to carry cell phone 24/7 for on-call duty to respond to after hour lock or security related issues.
  • Hurricane preparedness and cleanup.
  • Additional Duties as assigned

Education / skills required:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 10 hour OSHA certification is preferred.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license or ability to obtain one within six months of employment and maintain good driving record as determined by Florida Tech guidelines.
  • Minimum 5–8 years of experience required in area of expertise

* Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). *Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.

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