Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
Develop and maintain knowledge from general code books for all types of locks. Install, maintain, repair and replace hardware, locks, panic devices, door closures and doors. Set up bittings, pin and rekey all types of cylinders and padlocks. Perform preventive maintenance on all door hardware, panic devices, door closers, and hinges. Repair and replace all types of locks for doors and cabinets. Maintain a key code system and cut keys by code. Maintain combination locks, padlocks. Install combination changes in Residence Halls and Academic buildings. Maintain a record of all keys that are issued to departments or contractors, as designated by the Supervisor and Lead. Keep track of and follow up on all returned keys. Must observe safety rules, regulations, OSHA and proper handling of equipment. Input data into the computerized work order system to record time and work order information. Participate in training to keep knowledge, skills and abilities current with standard operation practices and to acquire new knowledge, skills and abilities as required by revised standards. Respond to emergency call-in situations. Maintain a clean and safe work environment using the correct tools properly. Provide appropriate support in major campus activities such as but not limited to freshmen orientation, open house, opening/closing of school, and commencement. Other duties as assigned by management. Follow proper clean up and recycling procedures, report damages that are noticed in assigned work areas as well as other items that may not be working properly. Boston College shirts and safety shoes are required to be worn at all times while working.
Requirements Formal Training as a licensed level locksmith is required. Certified registered Locksmith required. Five years experience working in lock shops is required. Experience servicing Herculite and Storefront Doors preferred. Detailed Knowledge of Best and Best products and services required. Massachusetts Electrical Class D license is preferred. Must possess a valid, unrestricted Massachusetts driver's license. Knowledge of how to lay out and estimate a job. Ability to use electrical and mechanical tools and equipment. Skills and experience with personal computers, including electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, Google, and electronic spreadsheets. Member of the Mass Locksmiths Association preferred. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, material safety data sheets (MSDS)., mechanical drawings, operating maintenance repair installation and procedure instruction manuals. Must be able to climb up and down a ladder and be physically able to perform the routine demands of the job in an acceptable manner.
Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.