This position functions as a locksmith/ hardware technician with responsibility for developing and maintaining, repairing, installing and replacing mechanical, electrical, electronic, and other devices and equipment associated with door hardware, including ADA handicap equipment; reviewing building plans and drawings; and assisting other locksmiths in repairs, installations, and maintenance.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Optional Guidelines: Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Must understand the theory and have a working knowledge and understanding of locksmith principles; ability to perform locksmith-related tasks at the advanced level and knowledge of current access technology; working knowledge of a computer; ability to locate and correct door and hardware problems; ability to read and comprehend mechanical, electrical and building blueprints and/or drawings; and ability to communicate with customers and peers, including other trades workers in Facilities Services, to determine precise concerns and determine resolutions.
This position functions in a fast paced, rapidly changing technological and non-routine environment, and is expected to change direction as needed to meet the application and/or support needs of the various supported systems, hardware and user/customer expectations. Must also be capable of leading other employees in the locksmith trade.
This position provides focused support for Bio-Safety Level (BSL) 2+ and 3 labs, which requires a baseline blood draw, a physical and inoculations. Entry into hot labs with a Department of Environment, Health & Safety escort, which requires wearing respiratory protection as well as annual medical certification, fit testing, and training. Rotational emergency call back duty directly supporting BSL 2+/3 is required. The person in this position will also provide oversight to other trades supporting these labs.
Five years of experience as a commercial or institutional locksmith.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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