Facilities & Asset Management

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Author ahnationtalk
Date September 14, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary 33.40 - Per Hour
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 9808
Apply By : 9/20/2018
Position Title : Locksmith
Department : Facilities & Asset Management
Job Type : Full-time, Limited Term
Campus : Waterloo
Reports To : Manager, Facilities Operations
Position Summary : At Laurier, we are a community. It’s what brings our students here and what keeps our people here.

As an educational institution, we inspire lives of leadership and purpose in our student community. As an employer, we seek, foster and value the same qualities of leadership and purpose in our employee community.

We currently have an opportunity to join the Laurier community as a Locksmith.

Reporting directly to the Manager, Facilities Operations under the direction of the leadhand, the incumbent performs a variety of tasks related to the installation and maintenance of door and window hardware, related keying and electronic access systems.

Accountabilities :

  • respects and responds to direction given by leadhand(s)
  • contributes and participates in the effective use of the Quality Control System
  • sets up lock tumbler mechanism to accommodate new and existing keys
  • installs doors plus all associated hardware, including locks, panic sets, closures and electronic access systems
  • repairs and maintains all existing locks, closures and panic sets including installation of electronic access systems and associated hardware
  • maintains and controls the University’s key data base and electronic access systems
  • keeps accurate records of new and existing changes to keying and electronic access systems
  • works with suppliers to expand the key and electronic access systems to accommodate new buildings and renovations to existing buildings
  • cuts keys for all lock systems on campus
  • prepares estimates for work orders
  • requests, orders or picks up required material from suppliers in order to complete the job
  • requests and keeps an adequate stock of supplies for emergency repairs
  • performs other related duties
  • coordinates and works with outside service providers
  • assists with the design and coordination of new construction/renovations
  • in emergencies, performs minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations
  • understands and complies with all Departmental Policies and Procedures

Qualifications :

  • demonstrated experience as a locksmith plus a certificate from a recognized establishment as having completed training as a locksmith
  • currently working in the trade
  • understanding and ability to set up and maintain a current system to record all plant keying and electronic access systems
  • understanding of and ability to work with low voltage control circuits
  • computer literacy, e.g. use of control systems, University computer system, e:mail etc.
  • must possess a valid Class – G Ontario Driver’s licence
  • team work – ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision. Shares information with team members.  Is collaborative in dealing with customers and fellow employees.
  • customer focused – responds promptly to customer needs. Uses customer information to improve service.  Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers.
  • receptive to change – can adapt to changing circumstances. Makes suggestions for improvement.  Is proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • respects diversity – treats others with respect. Is understanding of others.   Avoids unnecessary conflict.
  • managing self – exhibits a strong sense of own capabilities. Demonstrates honesty, integrity and ethical conduct.  Accepts ownership and accountability for own actions.  Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning.
  • ability to communicate effectively with leadhand, co-workers and customers.

Salary : 33.40/hour
Salary Notes : This is a full-time, limited term position with an anticipated start date of October 1, 2018 until June 6, 2019.
Please Note : Please submit a cover letter and resume.

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier’s Employee Success Factors.

Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any sexual identities and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at jbecker@wlu.ca. Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Diversity and Equity Office at diversity@wlu.ca. We have strived to make our application process accessible however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at 519-884-1970 ext.2007 or hr@wlu.ca.



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