Colorado State Structural Trades II - Locksmith in Pueblo, Colorado

Structural Trades II - Locksmith


Structural Trades II - Locksmith


$3,628.00 - $5,158.00 Monthly


Pueblo, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Colorado State University - Pueblo

Job Number



1/7/2019 4:00 PM Mountain

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Department Information

The purpose of the Facilities department is to provide a safe, clean and functional campus environment through the Structural maintenance of all campus buildings, equipment, grounds, and utilities for enhancement to the learning environment and level of human safety, security and comfort.

This Structural Trades II position will maintain key control and inventory, record issued, returned and broken keys, lockable, and non-lockable hardware and assure all hardware is in good working condition. The locksmith will also initiate and complete general Structural maintenance repairs as requested by immediate Supervisor or Facilities Management.

The Locksmith performs journeyman level locksmith work requiring expertise in installing, maintaining and repairing different types of building locks including cylindrical, unit, mortise and rim, and reload cylinders as well as replaces and repairs panic hardware, door closures, ADA openers, locks on desks, file cabinets, display cases, lockers, padlocks and similar containers. The Locksmith cuts new or replacement keys, picks locks when keys have been lost or broken and makes repairs of locks as required under emergency conditions. The Locksmith also maintains an adequate and appropriate stock of locksmith supplies and equipment, monitors and reports maintenance issues needing attention to appropriate authority. Interprets campus Master Keying Guide; uses appropriate discretion and special knowledge of all lock systems to preserve the integrity of the University's Master Key system while meeting all customer requests.

Locksmith position is directly responsible for full locksmith services to all Colorado State University-Pueblo (CSU-P) facilities. University Locksmith services include: maintaining, repairing, installing, and coordinating sophisticated locking hardware, cutting and filing of keys to include various campus key systems, door hardware, door coordinators, security hardware, electronic security locking hardware, and associated electronics and electronic locking hardware.

Position will work and coordinate with campus Electronic Specialist to assist and troubleshoot campus electronic locks, electronic strikes and electronic locking hardware to include programming features as needed. Position has responsibility for all University locking systems. Position manages Key Software, door hardware, lock-core and key database which includes: core and key schedules by building location/door; master, sub-master, and individual building lock-core and key numbering hierarchy.

Position coordinates lock pinning/bitting and door control schemes with the CSU-P Administration and the Pueblo Sheriff's Dept. to provide security control and Life Safety control measures to all students, faculty, staff and visitors as required by all regulatory and program requirements.

The locksmith will repair or replace all locks as needed, rekey locks as needed, keying schedules, data entry for key records, adhere to campus key policy, keep cut key files accurate by issuing all keys to staff as directed by Facilities Managers or immediate Supervisor while also logging in all returned keys. Repair and adjust door closures, panic devices, hinges and door settings to include all aspects of door opening to assure proper function, control and security are addressed.

Structural Trades class series description available online

Description of Job

Primary Duties

  • Interprets Campus Master Keying Guide. Uses appropriate discretion and special knowledge of University lock systems to preserve the integrity of the University's Master Key system while meeting customers' 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 lock mechanism parts. Maintains, repairs and reloads cylinders for locks in the master keying system. Cuts new or duplicate keys and stamps with identification. Issues keys and maintains records of keys issued and returned. Install combination locks to include changing codes and reprogramming as needed. Maintains combination records. Repair and maintain cylinder and mortise locks and associated keys. Repairs, maintains, and installs locks, keys, and hardware assemblies on desks, cabinets, file cabinets, interior millwork, closet doors and similar items etc. Picks locks for which keys have been lost or broken and makes repairs to locks as required under emergency conditions or emergency re-cores. Completes daily data entry related to work orders and turns in all paperwork and documentation complete and in a timely manner.

  • Calibrates and adjusts automatic and hydraulic door actuators, door closures and fire door coordinators in accordance with NFPA and ADA guidelines. Installation, adjustment, and modification of hollow wood, solid wood, hollow metal, solid metal, and reinforced metal doors as required on door closures, panic hardware, hinges, and strike plates. Installs interchangeable Core Lever Hardware for new remodel/renovation projects in compliance with ADA guidelines. Repairs, replaces panic bar devices. Performs preventive maintenance on locks and hardware including cleaning, lubricating and tightening parts; adjusts hinges and other door components as necessary.

  • Performs data input into approved University Key Software as required to maintain lock system accuracy for all CSU-P facilities. Maintains master key system by keeping accurate records of hardware changes and new lock installation in each campus building. Verifies core pinning and bitting schemes, matches room locations within buildings and software database. Develops locking protocols to maintain security status within secure environments. Makes keying schedules for multi-use key rings and assures proper contractor scheduling and checkout of multi-use key rings. Incorporates changes using parameters to avoid phantom keys.

  • Throughout campus, specifies, repairs, and assists in remodeling of current facilities or new construction. Provides assistance during new construction or renovations by determining the requirement for locking devices and systems from reading blueprints, schematics or sketches and making recommendations for such systems based upon knowledge of available products. Inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations; inspects related work performed by contractors. Maintains database for door numbering and location concurrent with key schedule setup. Determines door and door hardware requirements per building code and regulatory requirements.

  • Repairs and maintains specialized security locking systems which include: electronic and independent auditable locking systems and electronic card swipe locking systems. Programs and issues electronic key cards, proximity cards and fobs; provides alarm cards to authorized personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures. Assists Electronic Specialist with installing, troubleshooting and programming electronic locks and strike plates as needed or determined by immediate Supervisor.

  • Is required to assist all other Physical Plant and Structural Maintenance staff as needed to include other duties as assigned by immediate Supervisor. Position may be required to assist with inclement weather as needed. Position may be required to work overtime as needed for University functions, special events or emergency situations that may arise.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position

  • Valid and unrestricted state of Colorado Driver's License


  • Appropriate education or successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis


If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information

All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system at, or submit a paper application packet to the CSU-Pueblo Human Resources office by the closing date and time. Applicants must attach a letter of intent (cover letter); a current resume or CV; and three professional references including contact information. Applications submitted without the required information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

Screening of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the posting closes on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 4 p.m. (MST).

About Colorado State University-Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students. CSU-Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small professor-to-student ratio for an ever-changing global economy. Students can choose from 28 undergraduate programs with 70 fields of study in the College of Science and Mathematics, the Hasan School of Business, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the College of Education, Engineering, and Professional Studies and 10 graduate programs.

CSU-Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU-Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution. Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly-growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students. The University also seeks to provide a rich and diverse cultural environment that allows freedom of expression within a spirit of civility and mutual respect. The public service expected of all members of our community benefits our society - local and global - and builds our sense of citizenship.

Among its unique features, CSU-Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of Education, Engineering and Professional Studies houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report. CSU-Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.

At CSU-Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience. Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU-Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.

About Pueblo, Colorado

The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west. The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.

CSU-Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.

The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.

Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.

ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Jen Martin-White by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

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Colorado State University-Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices.