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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Locksmith
Position Classification Code: K2003
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 05
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Installs repairs and maintains locking systems, door frames, doors, closers and security devices as necessary to preserve the security of the organization. Performs preventive maintenance as needed.
Standard Duties:
Interprets Master Keying Guide; uses appropriate discretion and special knowledge of lock systems to preserve the integrity of the university's master key system while meeting customer requests. Installs, services, and repairs various types of locks and security devices. Installs and repairs door hardware and hydraulic closing fixtures. Disassembles locks; repairs and replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts. Cuts new or duplicate keys and stamps with identification. Issues keys and maintains records of keys issued and returned. Maintains records of work performed. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices. Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains both mechanical locking and electronic key card systems. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment. Records maintenance skills. Skill in utilizing building security and lock systems and procedures.
Ability to cut and issue keys, re-key, install and repair locks and hardware. Ability to interpret, implement, and maintain pre-defined master key systems; Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments Ability to install, troubleshoot, and repair both mechanical locking and electronic access control device. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- One (1) year of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License- Must possess a valid driver's license
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-