Trouble-shoot, repair, maintain and install: emergency exit devices; mechanical and electronic access control devices, cylindrical and mortise lock-sets of all types and vintages; vault and safe locking systems; door closures and operators; and all door hardware and related equipment. Maintains logs and records of all building master key systems. Cuts keys by hand or machine. Designs and maintains complex custom standard and high security master-key systems. Performs other core skills of the trade and related duties as required.
Facilities Maintenance Operations (FMO) offers building &landscape maintenance, and custodial services to Harvard faculties and departments on a fee-for-service basis. All services are provided in strict accordance with customer-determined standards. As such, FMO operates as an in-house alternative to contractor services and therefore must manage itself under the same principles that guide any successful maintenance service business.
Position Summary: Performs comprehensive locksmith duties including: lock installation, repair and retro-fit, custom master key system design, automatic and manual door operators, and emergency egress systems, and related structural services.
Salary Grade: 003
Union: 45 - New Eng Reg Ccl Carpenters 51
A minimum of five years work experience as a locksmith required. Trade School or Vocational High School Degree preferred. Must have strong mechanical and carpentry skills with a basic understanding of electronics and ADA building access device requirements. Working knowledge of all primary access control systems and master key system strategies. Experience in the installation, repair and retro-fit of electro-mechanical and mechanical hardware systems required
Special Requirements (and ongoing conditions of employment):
Must maintain a valid State driver's license and satisfactory driving history.
Must be willing to work in research laboratory environments and around hazardous materials.
Required to wear/use appropriate safety clothing/equipment at all times.
Required to properly wear department-issued uniforms and maintain a professional image at all times.
Must be willing to work overtime in response to campus emergencies or other group business needs.
Required to supply a complete set of hand tools.
Current address and telephone number must be provided as an ongoing condition of employment.
Technology Skills Required: Basic proficiency and understanding of Windows® based software applications. Demonstrated proficiency with electronic mail, MS® Office, and related desktop and handheld devices and applications required. Familiarity with smartphone technology and willingness to expand skills with handheld device use as required.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to stoop and bend for long periods of time and work on hands and knees and other awkward positions for extended periods, routinely walk to and from various buildings carrying tools, equipment and other essentials to the job site. Required to wear/use safety equipment and clothing when appropriate and/or required.
Emergency Status Designation: Essential Personnel
Must be able to work both independently as well as a member of a team, at times in conjunction with other trades and building support staff. Must observe and comply with all standard safety codes and practices, perform work in accordance with recognized trade and university standards. Must be quality focused, highly customer service oriented and able to regularly communicate with peers and customers, clearly and professionally.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. For students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, Harvard offers an unparalleled student experience and a gen...erous financial aid program, with over $160 million awarded to more than 60% of our undergraduate students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.