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TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Supervisor of Skilled Trades|
general supervision, the locksmith performs duties involved in the maintenance,
repair, and alteration of architectural hardware for campus buildings and
|Cut and issue
keys to authorized personnel on campus;Maintain
hinges, closers and all related door hardware;Repair
locks, keys and opens doors as required under emergency conditions;Maintain
inventory for lock systems and prepare requisitions for new purchases as
directed by supervisor. Basic knowledge of computer software used for access control.|
materials, supplies and equipment to job sites;Considered
essential personnel which means that this position may be needed at times when
the University is closed or in emergency situations as determined by the
locks and make keys. Solid understanding of Sargent and Best key system;
Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: proprietary
information, student and employee personal information, vendor information,
pricing and cost information, etc.), both during and after their
employment with the University. Any question regarding the
confidentiality of material, should be referred to the supervisor. Any
violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and
including termination of employment.
Basic knowledge of other building trades sufficient to perform minor repairs in carpentry, plumbing and electrical.
other duties as assigned.
work orders within trade as directed by supervisor.
summer repair duties within trade as directed by supervisor.
repair within trade such as repairing locks and opening doors.
work in trade such as installing locks in new construction as directed
5% Perform work
order duties outside trade such as maintenance of buildings.
5% Estimate parts and material for normal and project work
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Journey level skill in maintenance and
repair procedures including preventive maintenance, breakdown repair and
trouble shooting, construction, installation and fabrication techniques which
are typical in trade.
Good mechanical judgment and a working
knowledge of general construction principles.
Knowledge of proper use and
maintenance of hand and power tools related to job functions with or without
Ability to read and interpret
blueprints and systems diagrams.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally
and in writing.
Ability to work overtime to respond to
any emergencies that may arise.
Ability to work second shift as well
as weekends when necessary.
Ability to perform all above essential
job functions for a minimum of an eight-hour shift, with one-half hour unpaid
meal break, without significant risk of serious injury.
Ability to drive a university vehicle for the purpose of university business on a regular basis.
The functions of the position usually
performed standing, but may require some amount of time stooping. Kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting,
walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working in the skilled trade
involve extensive wrist and hand movement. The locksmith must be able to work from ladders, scaffolds, and staging;
and be able to work in crawl spaces.
All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without
significant risk of injury to themselves or others, or to otherwise demonstrate
or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.
school diploma preferred, otherwise any combination of education equivalent to
graduation from high school or other combination of education, training and
experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
minimum of four (4) years of experience performing similar tasks is required.
valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both
University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving
a motor vehicle.
Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:
The University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, age, marital status, predisposed genetic disorder, Vietnam Era or disabled veteran status, disability or other category protected by law. The University also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment or discrimination. All such discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This policy protects and covers the conduct of all employees, without regard to job title or status. Anyone engaging in the above mentioned conduct is subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge or termination of any other status.
Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: