QCW Locksmith (2 Positions) 1st Shift Sunday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m./2nd Shift Tuesday - Saturday, 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Maintenance and Trades

Location: Storrs, CT

Annual Salary: $59,354 - $76,311 (Individuals new to state service start at the minimum of the pay plan)

Shift: Sunday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Tuesday - Saturday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

INTRODUCTION

UConn’s Facilities Operations Department has two job openings for QCW Locksmith positions at the Storrs Campus.  The QCW Locksmith positions are permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours/week positions; these positions report to a Maintenance Supervisor 1 - Locksmith.  The work schedule for one position is 1st Shift Sunday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with an unpaid half an hour for lunch, and the work schedule for the second position is 2nd Shift Tuesday - Saturday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with an unpaid half an hour for lunch.  The hourly rate of pay is $30.33 and is non-negotiable.  The 2nd shift position is eligible for shift differential. Weekend differential is applied to hours worked on Saturday or Sunday if the entire 7.5 hour shift is worked. These positions offer a full benefits package including medical and dental insurance.

These positions are categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff.  Must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations. Applicants must also be willing to respond to emergencies on overtime (nights, weekends, and holidays). Please note that Facilities Operations NP-2 employees may also be required to perform job duties as assigned at any of the Regional Campuses.

SELECTION PLAN

These positions are categorized as “Open to the Public”. Current, qualified UConn NP-2 employees will be given preference in the hiring process.

Applicants must possess and retain a current motor vehicle operator license throughout employment with the University.

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for these job openings, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application.  PageUp applications will be evaluated to ensure that the Knowledge, Skill and Ability, and Minimum Qualifications sections of the position have been met.  Please also be sure to demonstrate how you meet any of the Preferred Qualifications that you may have.
  • Ensure that your PageUp application is complete and detailed before submitting it. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted to the PageUp system.
  • If applicable, applicants are strongly encouraged to indicate on their application (under the Job-Related Academic, Technical or Vocational Training section of the application) the name(s) of any Educational Institution(s) attended in  trade related subjects, particularly in Carpentry, Machine Tool, Manufacturing or Precision Machining Technology, and to indicate the title(s) of the in person and/or online course(s) studied, Address, City, State where the Educational Institution(s) are located, the years attended and the number of Credits earned or Diploma Earned.
  • If applicable, applicants are strongly encouraged to indicate on their application (under the Licenses and Professional Certification section of the application) any current trade license(s) held, along with the issuing agency, license number, date issued, and expiration date.
  • Although it is not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional, work-related references along with their contact information.

Important Next Steps Information:

  • At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be contacted via email and provided an opportunity to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring department. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
  • If selected for an interview, you will be asked to supply the names, titles, and phone numbers of three, professional, work-related references.  In addition, current State of Connecticut employees at UConn or other State Agencies, may be asked to provide copies of their last two (2) performance appraisals and CORE attendance records.  Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, as well as a criminal background check. 
  • Please regularly check your email provided on your application for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Applicants must possess and retain a current motor vehicle operator license throughout employment with the University.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, as well as a criminal background check.

PURPOSES OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing a full range of highly skilled duties in one of the following trade areas: electrical, locksmithing, plumbing and steamfitting, utilities or heating, ventilation and refrigeration.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs highly skilled maintenance and/or construction work requiring application of trade skills, codes, and standard trade practices in electrical, locksmithing, plumbing, utilities, or HVACR trade areas; makes estimates of time, and personnel and determines and obtains required materials; keeps necessary records; may perform duties related to similar trade areas as required; may act as liaison with other operating units and outside contacts; may operate heavy equipment; may respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at state owned airports; performs related duties as required. Maintains, repairs and installs locking, mechanical and electronic door closing equipment; makes new or duplicate keys and changes lock combinations using hand tools and special equipment; disassembles locks and repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts; rebuilds cylinders; sets up and maintains key control and issuing system.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods, and practices of locksmithing; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records; some ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of experience in locksmithing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in locksmithing.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Transportation Maintainer 2.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of subject requirements in a maintenance trade area may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
  2. Two (2) years of experience as a Qualified Craft Worker Intern in a designated maintenance trade area may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
  3. Experience performing technical duties within a designated maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier, or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Computer skills relating to a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) such as AiM.
  2. Experience using an iPad.
  3. Experience working in a union environment at a college, university, or similar entity is desired.
  4. Experience working in a residential environment.
  5. Basic knowledge of card access software.
  6. Four (4) years’ experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of low voltage access control system hardware both hardwired and stand alone is preferred.
  7. Knowledge of design requirements for the Top Master Key, Sequence of Progression, incorporation of the system requirements, future expansion, SKD's and Selective Master Keys is preferred.
  8. The ability to successfully maintain existing master key systems and design computerized master key systems is desirable.
  9. Knowledge and experience in gaining access by defeating a variety of mechanical locksets.
  10. Experience overseeing key and card access inventory control processes and a key issue/return process.
  11. An active Locksmith license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits, and/or certifications including possession and retention of an Unlimited Journeyperson's license in locksmithing.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain specific education and/or experience to meet various certification requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility, and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
  2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles; and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment, extreme weather conditions, and/or environmental conditions.
  2. The appointing authority may require the completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 

Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #496381. Although it is not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional, work-related references along with their contact information.

This job posting is anticipated to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on October 17, 2022. 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp

Information concerning the University’s policies regarding the Cleary Act Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy, Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities and Recruiting Veterans can be found on UConn’s Job page at:  https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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