• Locksmith

    Emory Univ Hospital
    Campus Location
    Atlanta, GA, 30322
    Campus Location
    EUH Facilities Management
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Number
    Job Category
    Facility Support & Building Maintenance
    Standard Hours
    40 Hours
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides locksmith services to the organization by installing, repairing, inspecting, and recombining mechanical, electro-mechanical, electronic locking and monitoring devices, and door hardware. Interprets applicable regulations and establishes filing and auditing procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance of records and files. Provides locking security, safety information and technical advice to staff and trains on proper use of equipment. Maintains security and confidentiality of Lockshop area and equipment by following standard procedures.

    Duplicates and cuts keys following code and key records by using precision cutting equipment to imprint keys to specification. Fits keys to locks where key is missing and changes key combinations. Plans, codes, sets-up, and cuts keys for Master and Grandmaster key locking systems for individual locks and total buildings following specified plans. Repairs and installs a variety of locking mechanisms, panic exit devices, door knobs, safes, and safe combinations. Fabricates parts for locks when not available. Interprets new building blue prints to remove construction cores and check locks to ensure that they are properly installed and functioning. Installs locking system cores and provides tenants with keys. Performs
    preventative maintenance and changes combinations on safes, vault doors, safe deposit boxes and similar containers; opens safes with unknown combinations. Unlocks doors and equipment due to lockouts.

    Maintains inventory of key blanks, panic bar systems, cores and other related materials. Reviews stock and replenishes supplies. Maintains catalog of keys to all locking systems for organization to issue keys as necessary.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Two years experience as journeyman locksmith. Valid Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record. Some positions within this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop, and twist.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


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