Maintain a complete locksmithing operation in such a manner to provide security for persons and property at Old Dominion University. This position serves as the Senior Locksmith responsible for assisting Structural Superintendant in the day to day operations of the universities locksmith shop. This position will ensure that the Locksmith Shop is knowledgeable about the latest technology related to campus locking systems, both hard locks and electronic locks, to ensure that all required work can be performed in a timely and professional manner. It assists in the installation or repair of the more complex lock or security systems.
The holder of this position is required to respond to after-hours calls and will carry an ODU cell phone on a rotational basis. This position is designated "essential personnel" for emergency closings.
Considerable knowledge of lock (both hard locks and electronic locks) and lock system construction and operation. Considerable knowledge of electronic card access systems, electronic handicap door systems, routine and complex locksmith work, repair work related to doors and door systems and door hardware maintenance. Considerable knowledge of a grandmaster key system and how the master and sub-master systems operate. Demonstrated skill in making keys and repairing locks for the campus locking systems. Skilled in other structural trades such as carpentry and general facility maintenance. Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints; to maintain a variety of recordkeeping systems and to work independently when required.
Demonstrated ability to trouble shoot and repair all hardware and wiring associated with campus electronic locks and understanding of interface with the software and database management of the electronic locks.
Demonstrate ability to provide advice and consultation to the University community related to physical security issues. Ability to communicate verbally and in written form with a wide range of individuals.
Considerable knowledge of key management database and key control procedures with automated work order system experience. Demonstrated ability to provide technical guidance to develop and assist other trades staff. Good leadership and organizational skills.