Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus.
Residential & Dining Enterprises, the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $206 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, and provides housing for over 12,000 students, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 500,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. Additionally, R&DE comprises 660 FTE staff in the following divisions: the Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, and Information Technology.
Students (Customers) First is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE, Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.
Summary of Position:
Under general supervision, performs repairs, installations, maintenance on doors, manual/automated locks, locking systems and security devices; computerized access control systems; door openers, closers, and all associated hardware. The Technician's priorities are determined by the manager. Once work is assigned, the Technician, working under the direction of the Manager and Lead, determines work methods and procedures with concurrence of the Manager. Work is checked by the Shop Manager, Lead Technician, Housing Building Managers, and student customers (via satisfaction survey) for quality, cleanliness and timeliness. The Building Access Technician is required to maintain a professional and respectful service approach to students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. The Building Access Technician performs assigned duties in such a way to contribute to internal/external customer satisfaction and confidence in the services provided.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
The Building Access and Security technician installs, maintains, repairs and adjusts all types of doors, hardware, locks and their components for Housing buildings, rooms, and furniture; cuts and issues keys; implements, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains computerized access control systems; upgrades and maintains security systems; maintains and repairs automatic door openers, door closing units and control gates; services and maintains door tele-entry systems; inspects completed work for conformance with R&DE Housing specification requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations; inspects related work performed by contractors; estimates time and materials for locksmith and building access projects; participates in the maintenance and operations of a locksmith, Building Access & Security shop
50% Electronic Access work
20% Locksmith work
25% Security door work
5% Preventive Maintenance inspections
Install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain doors, frames, commercial lock/security hardware including locks, keying systems, door hardware, automatic electric door operators, electronic access system, related building access and security systems and hardware
Complete all work in accordance with applicable codes and industry workmanship standards
Produce and/or modify doors for locks
Cut new keys; replace broken or lost keys
Produce and/or modifying key cores to coincide with keying data
Perform inspections and preventative maintenance on doors, door hardware, card access devices, and Tele-entry Door King System
Cleans, maintains, adjusts, calibrates and services equipment used in the performance of duties
Install, service, replace, and remodel doors, frames and store fronts
Monitors work done by outside contractors for adherence to Housing specifications and reports back to supervisor
Maintains appropriate service and repair records
Researches, equipment parts, and supplies assist in maintaining stock
Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service
May train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area
Assists and serves as back up to other Building Access & Security employees
Ability to perform high-level commercial locksmith work in a code-compliant, workman-like manner
Ability to correctly troubleshoot, repair, replace, install doors, frames, related hardware
Ability to utilize features of applicable access control systems
Read and work from plans, drawings, and blueprints as appropriate to trade
Maintain computerized inventory and master locking systems records
Assist in training other similarly-classified staff
Ability to follow and give oral and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with manager, coworkers, customers
Able to build and maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population
Meet the physical demands of the job including standing, kneeling, bending, stooping for extended periods, ability to lift 75 pounds, work from ladders, exposure to weather
Thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the methods
Materials and tools used in the locksmith trade
Understanding of complex access and control systems
Thorough knowledge of all types of locks, fastening devices and related hardware
Working knowledge of electrical locking and security systems and devices applicable code requirements, including those regulations pertaining to fire exits and door hardware
Ability to work from plans and specifications
Utilize appropriate methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment
Observe safety precautions in performing all work
Journey level knowledge and work experience in the Building Access & Security trade
Minimum two year journey-level work experience wiring, installing, troubleshooting and repairing various electrified and mechanical door hardware such as exit devices, ADA automatic door closures etc.
Possesses comprehensive door hardware (electrified and mechanical) technical knowledge such as door control, closures, locks, exit devices and door hardware applications
Demonstrates strong knowledge and skill in window and door hardware installation, operation and repair.
Knowledge and ability to specify and work with various materials used in the trade
Ability to work independently and with little supervision
Ability to follows oral and written directions
Ability to read drawings, blueprints
Operates power tools utilizing safe work practices
Must be capable of learning and applying safe work practices, including but not limited to hazardous waste management handling, Injury and Illness Prevention Program, confined space procedures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and chemical safe practices.
Ability to perform various maintenance and moving tasks including, but not limited to working from step ladders, must be able to lift heavy materials frequently each day, work overhead, kneel, stoop, stand, crawl, or sit for long periods of time, work in all types of weather
Ability to respond to rapidly changing priorities
Knowledge of all building codes in his/her trade including requirements for door operation, egress requirements, door/assembly fire ratings
Must be able to follow written and oral instruction
Possess a valid California driver's license
Respond to emergency calls nights, weekends, holidays
Willing to work variable shifts at night or on weekends
Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and adhere to all Environmental Health and Safety regulations implemented by the University.
Certified in Lenel hardware or 4 years of pertinent experience in service, installation, and maintenance of electronic card access
Experience with DoorKing Telephone Entry Systems
Experience with wireless locks offline and online such as Schlage and Stanley Wi-Q
Remain current with security technology by utilizing online courses or self-training guides
Prior working experience using Windows computers, ipads, and related industry software such as Lenel OnGuard
Experience working with key tracking systems and solutions such as KeyTrak & Traka systems
Experience with Stanley BEST Access keying systems that include Keystone software
Experience working in a University Environment, particularly in residential and dining facilities
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.