Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, United States


Posted over 1 month ago · Full time · $24.43 Hourly

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Job Description

Locksmith Sr - Tempe campus

Arizona State University

FDM FM Lock Services

Campus: Tempe



Job Description

Facilities Management, Lock Services, seeks a Locksmith, Sr. to oversee the work of locksmiths throughout campus, including residential services.


Salary Range

$24.43 per hour or commensurate of experience and education. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona


Close Date



Essential Duties

·       Assign and inspect the work of Locksmiths.

·       Participate in the repair, installation, and service of locks and related hardware (e.g. pinning cylinders and impressioning keys).

·       Repair/install combination locks.

·       Repair/maintain desk and file cabinet locks.

·       Work with floor plans and building schematics.

·       Use hand tools (e.g. screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, hand files, picks) and power tools (e.g. drills, saws, grinders).

·       Install and repair Panic Hardware.

·       Operate and maintain Electronic Access Control system, Best A2 and A4 systems and MEDECO Low Format and Biaxial systems.

·       Cut new/duplicate keys from existing keys, patterns, or codes.

·       Open locks for which there is no existing keys or codes.

·       Troubleshoot, repair and install commercial, industrial, residential and educational physical security door locking hardware.

·       Maintain master keying systems for both standard and small format.

·       Prepare labor and material estimates.


DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.


Minimum Qualifications

Five years of locksmith experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Employee must possess a valid US Driver’s license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.


Desired Qualifications


·       Working in a housing or university environment

·       Supervising the work of others

·       Creating and/or maintaining master keying systems, both standard and small formats

·       Troubleshooting, repairing, and/or installing commercial, industrial, residential and educational physical security door locking hardware

·       Cutting new or duplicate keys from existing keys, patterns, and/or codes

·       Work-order systems (e.g. TMA)

·       Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

·       Customer service


Knowledge of:

·       Electronic access and door hardware

·       Schlage and Best hardware

Effective verbal and written communication skills


Working Environment

Walk in extreme/varying temperatures to service locations throughout campus. Lift and carry up to 50 pounds and climbs ladders to adjust rods/internal mechanisms on doors. Stand or kneel for long periods of time. Drive University vehicles/carts. May be exposed to hazardous and dangerous materials, tools, and equipment which will require safety precautions and/or specific process to be followed, and may include the use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) (e.g. safety glasses, hearing protection, negative pressure and positive pressure respirator). Use of PPE may require medical clearance prior to use.


Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.


ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays – and more. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at


ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation – and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee.


For more reasons to join ASU, please visit:


Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.


This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).


Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment and maintain throughout employment. A Department of Motor Vehicle search will be conducted. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.


This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.


This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.


May participate in programs which involve adherence to program regulations, including annual tuberculosis testing (injections, x-ray's, medication), tetanus and appropriate vaccinations (MMR) at ASU expense and completion of a Health Surveillance Questionnaire.


This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.


Must pass pre-employment physical exam post offer of employment.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


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