Madison, WI
Jul 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102443-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Other

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102443


Official Title: LOCKSMITH - JOURNEY(91302)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $17.32

Job Summary:

This highly technical advanced locksmith position is performed under general supervision of the Shop Supervisor, Locksmith Shop, Physical Plant, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Duties include: installation and servicing of state-of-the-art electronic stand-alone access control systems; knowledge of job related software associated with electronic hardware; experience and knowledge of cutting edge high security lock cylinders; and knowledge and ability to read and understand hardware and door schedules. Maintain up-to-date computerized key and lock records, repair locks, design master key systems, install locks and security devises, and repair safes and vaults.

The Locksmiths are responsible for the security of approximately 300 buildings with an excess of 400,000 lockable doors on the Madison campus. This includes some of the most elementary and sometimes antiquated locks to the most complex, state-of-the-art and highest security systems available today. They include computerized card readers,Schlage AD 200 and AD 400 offline access control hardware The locksmith's are responsible for updating and filing of more than 40 to 50 thousand pattern keys and many more filed on computer system. They are code compliant with ADA regulations, and are Life, Safety and Fire Code certified.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Physical Plant, is committed to the highest standard of customer relation's principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.

Schedule Comment:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm, with occasional nights, weekends, and holidays.


Dawn Bierman
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

In your cover letter please describe the following:
1. Your experience with installation, service, or repair of high security locks and cylinders.
2. Your experience working with electronic access control systems.
3. Your experience working with master key systems.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 07 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 26 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time