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Access Control Mechanic

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27790461 Full Time 8 AM - 4:30 PM $78,175 - $88,030

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 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 building access, safe access, and access procedures for operational closures. Maintains clear and accurate documentation of all inspections, testing and maintenance(corrective and/or preventative) performed. Updates equipment documentation, specifications and drawings, as needed. Reviews and updates all shop logs, both paper and electronic according to updates and changes. Responds to emergency situations to mitigate and/or resolve immediate access control concerns or safety issues. Reviews and creates blueprints/drawings, and specifications for new construction and retrofit/renovation projects according to building code requirements. Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purposes of resolving immediate safety concerns. Performs all job duties in adherence with University and departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff, faculty and students.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **

Education

Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
High school diploma or equivalent. Required
Completion of a certified apprenticeship program. Preferred

Licenses

License Requirement
Valid Driver License Required

Certifications

Certification Requirement
Certificate of training in locksmithing and master keying from an accredited institution of locksmithing. Preferred
Identiv Hirsch Velocity Certification. Preferred

Experience

Experience Requirement
4 years of journey-level experience in one or more of the trades involving access control or locksmithing, and/or completion of a certified apprenticeship training; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Required
Experience to install, modify, repair and replace a variety of networked access systems and stand-alone access systems. Required
Experience to program, troubleshoot and operate different types of access control systems and software with ability to repair and/or correct connectivity and operational issues. Required
Experience to work on, repair and troubleshoot electrical circuits with voltages up to 120 volts. Required
Experience to install, replace, repair, troubleshoot and maintain surveillance equipment such as IP cameras, analog cameras, and DVRs. Required
Experience to install, modify, repair and replace building, door and mechanical hardware. Experience troubleshooting and repairing of ADA/Auto doors and related hardware. Required
Experience performing skilled locksmith duties to install, modify, repair and replace mechanical and electronic locking systems. Required
Experience to create and maintain interchangeable cores and multi-level master key systems, cut keys, and re-core locks. Required
Experience and/or working knowledge of safes with dial and electronic locks. Preferred
Experience in operating shop equipment and tools common to the skilled trade. Required
Experience using and maintaining of electrical and mechanical tools, test equipment, key cutting equipment, materials, and locksmithing hardware (electronic and mechanical). Required
Experience and ability to prioritize work orders, routine work, emergency requests and ability to choose the proper materials or equipment to accomplish work in the most expeditious and safe manner. Preferred
Experience working with a diverse student, staff, faculty and visitor population and ability to provide exemplary customer service. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Hired candidate must pass a background check through the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) prior to appointment start date. Required
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required
Public Driving Record. Required
Overtime. Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours). Required
Must wear University issued ID badge and uniform. Required
Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination prior to appointment start date. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to work on, repair and troubleshoot electrical circuits with voltages up to 120 volts.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Skill in operating shop equipment and tools common to the skilled trade.
Ability to install, replace, repair, troubleshoot and maintain surveillance equipment such as IP cameras, analog cameras, and DVRs. Ability to clean and adjust equipment.
Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays. Ability to work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime, emergency call-back, and a flexible schedule as needed.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service.
Ability to install, modify, repair and replace mechanical and electronic locking systems.
Ability to record information accurately as is necessary to perform the job responsibilities.
Ability to estimate time, methods and materials needed from construction documents. Ability to read and understanding documents such as complex technical procedures, work instructions, blue prints, plans, manuals, specifications, and diagrams.
Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety regulations and hazards.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Skill in using and maintaining of electrical and mechanical tools, test equipment, key cutting equipment, materials, and locksmithing hardware (electronic and mechanical).
Ability to install, modify, repair and replace building, door and mechanical hardware.
Knowledge in safe and proper procedures when hazardous materials are suspected.
Knowledge of ADA/Auto doors and related hardware. Ability to repair and/or replace mechanical door closers. Working knowledge of code requirements relating to building access and egress control devices.
Ability to create and maintain interchangeable cores and multi-level master key systems, and cut keys; ability to re-core locks.
Knowledge and 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.
Ability to monitor and maintain surveillance systems and DVR systems to ensure proper functionality and recording with ability to pull video footage.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of safes with dial and electronic locks.

Knowledge of UC/UCR policies and systems.

Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Cad 2, etc.).

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 is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.


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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