University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7106227 (Ref.No. ta221880)
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma's premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. We are looking for a Locksmith to join our team! Under general supervision the Locksmith installs, performs repairs, and upkeep maintenance to all locks, keys, key systems, card systems, and associated hardware in the architectural, structural elements, and furnishings.


  • Installs, services, and repairs various locks, locking mechanisms, and security devices
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs door hardware, weather stripping, kick plates, and various pneumatic closing fixtures
  • Disassembles locks and locking mechanisms to repair and replace worn tumblers and springs
  • Cuts new or duplicate keys and stamps with identification numbers/letters
  • Issues keys and maintains a record of keys issued and returned
  • Completes and maintains reports of work performed, parts replaced, and amount of time spent
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of any site support position, to include assisting any skilled trade

Job Requirements


Education: Vocational or Technical School training in the field of Locksmithing

Experience: 12 months of experience in commercial and/or residential Locksmithing

Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 18 months of related experience in lieu of Vocational or Technical School.

Preference: Experience in the 'Best' Locking system.


  • Advanced knowledge of keys, keyways, key manufacturers, key duplication machines, and key duplication techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of function, grades, and the methods of installation of locking hardware
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools common to trade
  • Ability to cut and issue keys, re-key, install, and repair locks and hardware
  • Knowledge of key codes and master keying techniques
  • Knowledge of commercial and residential locking systems
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Customer Service
  • Ability to be organized and maintain records

Certifications: Oklahoma Drivers License, in order to drive University vehicles or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire date

Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Stand, stoop, bend, and reach for prolonged periods.  Use of locksmithing tools.  Manual dexterity.  Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Environment: Exposure to dust and odors.  Safety measures should be used when using tools.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement  

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.  


Diversity Statement  

The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.