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Requisition ID:  21882

Join Purdue University Fort Wayne:

Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity.  PFW is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect.  We strive to add hardworking people to our team and we are currently seeking a Locksmith. The pay for this position is $22.59.

The day to day work:

  • Respond to daily work orders and other requests for the pinning of locks, repair of lock cylinders, cutting of keys.                                                                                                                                                             
  • Respond to daily work orders and other requests to repair and/or replace door hardware and mechanisms.                         
  • Respond to daily work orders and other requests for hanging campus banners.                                                                                   
  • Respond to other maintenance needs through-out campus.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Make recommendations for equipment and repair part purchases. 
  • Attend training to keep current with changing technology advances.
  • Assist maintenance mechanics, grounds and other Facilities Management co-workers in performing a variety of tasks based on departmental needs.


Why we'll love you:

  • You’ve worked hard to gain a High School Diploma or GED.
  • You have least three years of Locksmith experience along with one year of commercial Locksmith experience.
  • You have experience repairing and repining lock cylinders and master keying and key cutting; repairing and replacing door hardware and mechanisms; general building maintenance; mechanical, electrical, plumbing and preventive maintenance.
  • You have a general knowledge of master keying systems, door hardware, mechanisms and be able to master pin lock cylinders.
  • You must be able to move 25 to 50 lbs frequently and up to 60 lbs occasionally.
  • You must have the ability to work at various heights on ladders, bucket trucks, etc.
  • You must have a valid driver’s license and remain in compliance with the Purdue University Motor Vehicle Records Check Policy.
  • The hours for this position are Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 2:30pm.


Why you'll love us:

  • Free tuition through Purdue University Global.
  • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children.
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance available on first day of employment.
  • Additional voluntary benefits.
  • Retirement benefits.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Support for professional development opportunities.
  • Live and work in an affordable, family friendly community.


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position 
  • A background check and misconduct screen will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Non-Exempt Defined Contribution Plan

Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


May 31, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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