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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.