LOCKSMITH - San Jose Evergreen Community College District in San Jose California

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San Jose Evergreen Community College District

San Jose, California 95113-2367

United States


Detailed Job Description

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District


Position #: 1500127

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Other Transcript(s)/Coursework, Resume/CV

Position Types:

Classified Position Type:



Posting Date:


Work Location:

Position Status:


Salary Range:

$56,900 - $69,428 Annual Salary (Range 100: Classified Salary Schedule Fiscal Year 2014-2015). Starting placement is generally at Step 1.

Benefits Available:

Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Classified employees also receive vacation, 12 sick leave days and 17 paid holidays.

Position Summary:

The Locksmith reports to the Maintenance Supervisor located at the District Office to be assigned district-wide. This position is a 12 month per year position, 40 hours per week: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Position Purpose:

Under general supervision, the Locksmith performs skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of the District locking systems on a variety of mechanical and electronic devices including locks, keys, related parts and hardware; and maintains security of District keys. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity is required to select from alternative solutions, materials, supplies and appropriate procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Install, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain District locking systems to support a controlled access system of District buildings through a variety of mechanical and electronic devices including locks, keys, and related parts and hardware; maintain doors and hardware in a safe operational condition.

2. Repair, replace, install, and adjust door locks, cabinet and window locks and hardware, padlocks and other locking devices; repair and maintain electronically controlled doors.

3. Repair and adjust various types of door closers and holders; repair panic bars and other exit hardware; repair door closing and holding parts.

4. Disassembles locks such as padlocks, safe locks, and door locks, and repairs worn tumblers, springs, and other parts.

5. Fabricates parts for door hardware by welding, soldering, bending, drilling, lapping, and filling.

6. Maintain master and duplicate key files and records; prepare keys by duplication or from key code; issue and receive keys; re-key and repair various types of locks; cut keys; maintain keying records.

7. Program electronic key cards with designated access level.

8. Input and retrieve keying information using a networked computer key system.

9. Rebuild, clean, and lubricate various types of locks; travel between campuses and district offices; respond to emergency situations as required.

10. Assist Carpenter with installation and maintenance of doors, kick plates, and thresholds; assist Electrician with wiring for electric locks.

11. Estimate cost of jobs; order and procure supplies, materials, tools, and equipment for the purpose of maintaining availability of required items and completing jobs efficiently.

12. Maintain storage and inventory of supplies and equipment in a safe operating condition.

13. Confer with appropriate administrator regarding cost effective use of materials and supplies.

14. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Modern methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in locksmith work including electronic door systems.

2. Key code systems used to generate Master keys.

3. Hardware specifications and reference codes used in design and construction of locks and related hardware.

4. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

5. Applicable safety codes, ordinances and regulations.

6. Basic electronic theory.

7. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

8. Principles and practices of record keeping.

Ability to:

1. Perform skilled work involving the installation, repair and replacement of locks and related hardware.

2. Operate and maintain hand tools and specialized locksmith tools, materials and equipment.

3. Maintain computerized and manual records.

4. Maintain tools and equipment in safe, clean and proper working condition.

5. Cut keys and re-key locks.

6. Read blueprints and schematic diagrams.

7. Plan and organize work to meet changing deadlines and priorities.

8. Program electronic locks and locking devices.

9. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

10. Work independently with little direction.

11. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

12. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

13. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Special Licenses, Certificates, etc.:

1. A valid California motor vehicles driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Educational equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.

2. Completion of appropriate trade school courses or journey-level certification.

3. Two years of increasingly responsible journey level electrician experience. .

4. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

5. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Desired Qualifications:

Bilingual abilities, desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Application Procedures, Notes and Contact Info:

Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials by the closing date to be considered for the position (Posting at: http://apptrkr.com/642176. Click "APPLY"):

1. A completed online San Jose/Evergreen Community College District POSITION APPLICATION

2. COVER LETTER (Must state how you meet ALL the minimum qualifications in EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE as described in the job announcement Minimum Qualifications section. Also, state how you meet other qualifications)

3. RESUME, and

4. TRANSCRIPT(S) - NOT DIPLOMAS - (unofficial or official copies) for stated degrees (having confer/award dates) or courses. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date should the position be offered. If foreign degrees, must submit Equivalency Certification (See #6 of the Instruction Section below).

To learn more about us and all our open positions, visit:http://www.sjeccd.edu/district-services/human-resources/employment-opportunities


Keyword Phrases

  • Maintenance
  • San Jose
  • Locksmith
  • Full-time
  • Maintenance Department
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Other
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 8/9/2015