State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

Are you an experienced LOCKSMITH and looking for stable, full time, year round employment with exceptional benefits and an exciting opportunity to utilize your skills? If so, the Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) Draper Correctional Facility is seeking an experienced Locksmith to work in the Facilities/Maintenance Division.

This job is NOT public safety certified and does not require peace officer status or certification.

Principal Duties
As a Locksmith, you will:
install, maintain, repair and adjust all types of locks and their components for the institution and/or correctional facilities.
cut and issue keys.
program and issue key cards.
implement, troubleshoot, repair and program computerized access control systems.
maintain and repair automatic door openers, door closing units and control gates.
relay logic.
service and maintain safes.
inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.
inspect related work performed by contractors.
estimate cost, time and materials for locksmith projects.
participate in the maintenance and operations of a locksmith shop.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position:
has experience as a locksmith and/or facilities maintenance.
is dependable and a team player.
is willing and able to learn.
is willing to work in a correctional facility environment.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Not only will you have full time stable employment, you will also receive an excellent benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, pension plan and paid holidays and time off! Click here for more details about the benefits we offer.

Our dedicated team of professionals ensures public safety by effectively managing offenders while maintaining close collaboration with partner agencies and the community. Our team is devoted to providing maximum opportunities for offenders to make lasting changes through accountability, treatment, education, and positive reinforcement within a safe environment.

The Agency
Click here for more information about the Utah Department of Corrections.


Typical Qualifications
Listed below are the typical knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for this position:

knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance
operation of computer based access control software and hardware including programming of interlocking systems to door locks and hardware
electronic controls, inputs and out puts both analog and digital
communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing; read and understand information presented in writing; speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to and understand information and ideas as presented verbally
critical thinking and problem solving skills; analyze issues and create action plans
maintain and/or repair tools and equipment
use and maintain a variety of hand tools
follow written and/or oral instructions
quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions
arrange components or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules
pneumatic driven locking systems, air filtration and oil filtration systems, installation and maintenance.
sequential door operation systems and their related control systems for evacuation and emergency release

Supplemental Information
Working Conditions

Some risks may occur in the use of equipment, e.g., working around operating machines.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.
Other InformationPreference may be given for applicants currently working with the UDC Facilities/Maintenance Division.
Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employees.
Current UDC employees hourly rate will be subjected to the Career Ladder.

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