Additional Info: A Trades Specialist (Locksmith) is characterized by the full-time performance of all repair, maintenance, installation, and record keeping activities concerning locking mechanisms at a State facility. In this capacity, incumbents use a variety of small hand and bench tools to repair and install locks, set lock cylinders, change lock combinations, manufacture parts of lock mechanisms and open jammed locks. Also characteristic of this class are activities concerned with estimating materials needed, and establishing and maintaining extensive lock and key record systems. A Trades Specialist (Locksmith) periodically performs maintenance tasks in assisting other journey level workers on the maintenance team. Repairs locks that have become jammed or are otherwise inoperative. Using small hand tools, removes locking mechanism from doors, gates, cabinets, etc. Opens the lock and removes defective parts or debris causing malfunction. May manufacture springs, tumblers or levers to fit a specific lock. Inserts new part into lock mechanism. Adjusts tumblers and levers as necessary. May manufacture keys to fit the repaired lock. Installs and maintains the lock and key system in a State facility. Using a variety of small hand tools and following manufacturers' instructions installs new locks in doors, windows, cabinets, etc. Periodically sets lock cylinders and changes combinations on locks. Computes changes in lock combinations and key changes to avoid duplication of combinations and records changes. Maintains locks by disassembling them, cleaning, oiling and replacing parts, and, as necessary, manufacturing parts such as screws and springs. Opens locks where keys are not available or locks are jammed. Makes new and duplicate keys as necessary. Keeps extra keys for locks in secure area. Estimates materials needed for lock and key system. May perform carpentry tasks related to lock and key system. Installs doors and windows at facility. Installs door checks and sash fitting as necessary. Glazes windows as necessary. Estimates materials needed for these functions. Establishes and maintains an extensive record system in order to avoid key and lock duplication and to ensure the required security of the facility and its contents. Records placement of locks, lock combinations and number of keys fitting each lock; adjusts records to reflect changes. Records information indicating person to whom keys and/or locks are issued. Installs, adjusts, and repairs door operators and closers. May install, repair, adjust, and maintain electronic door locking devices and controls. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: Four years of full-time experience in locksmithing under a skilled journey level locksmith which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in servicing and repairing locks and related building hardware or training gained by completion of technical courses in locksmithing at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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