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Access Control Mechanic
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University of California | Riverside, CA
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Job Description

Access Control Mechanic

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201811075444 Full Time Other $68,090 - $78,196

Position Information

The Access Control Mechanic performs journey level access control and locksmith services throughout the UCR campus to ensure the safety and security of the campus community. Installs, programs, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains a variety of networked access systems and stand-alone access systems. Creates and maintains multi-level master key systems, cuts and issues keys, maintains accurate key holder records; re-keys as locks as needed, cuts and re-issues necessary keys. Installs, repairs and replaces building, door and mechanical hardware. Installs, modifies, troubleshoots and maintains surveillance equipment; maintains and monitors related surveillance systems. Provides other security and access control support, including parking lot access, safe access, and access procedures for operational closures. Responsible for responding to jobs and service requests generated through work orders, scheduled maintenance programs or by emergency call-in. Performs other general maintenance and repair duties as directed.

Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings, facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

Four years' journey level experience in one or more of the trades involving access control or locksmithing, or formal apprenticeship training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of code requirements relating to building access and egress control devices.

Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations. Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Basic computer skills to accurately maintain record systems/information and software-based databases; and utilize other computer applications as necessary to perform the job responsibilities.

Ability to install, modify, repair and replace a variety of networked access systems and stand-alone access systems. Knowledge and ability to program, troubleshoot and operate different types of access control systems and software with ability to repair and/or correct connectivity and operational issues.

Experience performing skilled locksmith duties; ability to install, modify, repair and replace mechanical and electronic locking systems. Ability to create and maintain interchangeable cores and multi-level master key systems, and cut keys; ability to re-core locks. Experience and/or working knowledge of safes with dial and electronic locks.

Ability to install, modify, repair and replace building, door and mechanical hardware. Experience and/or working knowledge of ADA/Auto doors and related hardware. Ability to repair and/or replace mechanical door closers.

Ability to install, replace, repair, troubleshoot and maintain surveillance equipment such as IP cameras, analog cameras, and DVRs. Ability to clean and adjust equipment. Ability to monitor and maintain surveillance systems and DVR systems to ensure proper functionality and recording with ability to pull video footage.

Experience and working knowledge of hand and power tools, materials and hardware used in the skilled locksmith trade and access control. Ability to use manual and electronic tools; ability to work on, repair and troubleshoot electrical circuits with voltages up to 120 volts.

Physical requirements: ability to work from ladders, scaffolds and man-lifts at varying heights of up to 25 feet above grade; ability to lift, load, carry, move and manipulate tools, materials and hardware weighing up to 70 pounds; ability to perform repetitive lifting, bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling and reaching. Ability to follow safe precautions and utilize appropriate safety devices, equipment and gear to safely perform physical requirements and duties.

Ability to work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime and emergency call-back.

Hired candidate must pass a background check through the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI; must successfully complete a pre- employment, post offer physical; must obtain or possess a valid CA Driver License in accordance with California Department of Motor Vehicles; and must participate in the campus DMV Pull program.

Preferred Qualifications

Certificate of training in locksmithing and master keying from an accredited institution of locksmithing.

Familiarity with UCR campus and knowledge of UCR policies and procedures.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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