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Locksmith-1803187

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Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, our Locksmiths install, maintain, and repair locks and keys and other door or gate hardware, and compile and maintain related records. Our Locksmiths periodically perform maintenance tasks in assisting other journey level workers in the maintenance force.



Duties of a Locksmith may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Repairs locks that have become jammed or are otherwise inoperative.
  • Using tools, removes locking mechanism from doors, gates, cabinets, etc.
  • Opens the lock and removes defective parts or debris causing malfunction.
  • Inserts new part into lock mechanism.
  • Adjusts tumblers and levers as necessary.
  • May manufacture keys to fit the repaired lock.
  • Installs and maintains the lock and key system in a State facility.
  • Using a variety of small hand tools and following manufacturers' instructions installs new locks in doors, windows, cabinets, etc.
  • Periodically sets lock cylinders and changes combinations on locks.
  • Computes changes in lock combinations and key changes to avoid duplication of combinations and records changes.
  • Maintains locks by disassembling them, cleaning, oiling and replacing parts, and, as necessary, manufacturing parts such as screws and springs.
  • Opens locks where keys are not available or locks are jammed.
  • Makes new and duplicate keys as necessary.
  • Keeps extra keys for locks in secure area.
  • Estimates materials needed for lock and key system.
  • May perform carpentry tasks related to lock and key system.
  • Establishes and maintains an extensive record system in order to avoid key and lock duplication and to insure the required security of the facility and its contents.
  • Records placement of locks, lock combinations and number of keys fitting each lock; adjusts records to reflect changes.
  • Records information indicating person to whom keys and/or locks are issued.

Job Requirements
  • Good knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, tools and equipment of the locksmith trade.
  • Working knowledge of the mathematics needed to determine key changes, changes in lock combinations and the setting of various master keys.
  • Working knowledge of facility security procedures concerning the issuance of keys and locks.
  • Ability to plan and lay out locksmith work.
  • Ability to read, interpret and work from plans, diagrams and specifications.
  • Ability to use tools, machines, equipment and materials of the locksmith trade.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform work requiring precision and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize records.
  • Ability to estimate labor and material requirements of locksmith work.
  • Ability to supervise and train others in the locksmith trade as required.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Four years of full-time experience in locksmithing under a skilled journey level locksmith which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in servicing and repairing locks and related building hardware or training gained by completion of technical courses in locksmithing at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a hospital and/or healthcare setting. Valid and current NY driver license.

Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: Trades Specialist (Locksmith)
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: New Bed Tower - Structural-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Evening Shift 1:00 PM - 9:30 PMNew Bed Tower - Structural-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Nov 13, 2018
Posting End Date: Nov 27, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG12

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Posted: 11/29/2018
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