Trades Generalist - Facilities - Employment Opportunity: The College at Brockport

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Trades Generalist - Facilities - Employment Opportunity

Facilities & Planning - Carpenter/Locksmith Trades Generalist SG-12 Full-Time, Contingent/Permanent Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Line #: 00521

Position Summary:

Often works independently, performs routine door/locksmith tasks. Installs and adjusts door and building hardware including locks, door closures, door knobs, hinges, door checks, sash fittings and other lock work activities.  Prepares doors from slab to full finished functioning doors.  Backs up the Locksmith when needed - performs all locksmith responsibilities and tasks. Prepares sketches and plans to scale from written or verbal instructions. Recommends and orders the type, quantity and quality of materials needed to complete work orders.

Job Requirements:

Has working knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the craft or crafts to which assigned.

Uses tools, machines, equipment and material of the craft or crafts to which assigned.

Trains and supervises others.

Plana and lays out work and diagnoses problems.

Efficiently reads and interprets plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints and specifications.

Understands and carries out written and oral instructions.

Operating Needs:

Operates a variety of hand, power and special tools for extended periods.

Performs moderate to heavy manual labor.

Works from ladders, man lifts or scaffolding.

Effectively uses and comprehends parts, operating and repair manuals.

Has good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with others as a team.

Possesses a valid NYS Driver license, class D or above (other than a motorcycle license). .

Is able and willing to work overtime, sometimes on short notice, responds to off-hour emergency requests, and provides an acceptable response.

Is familiar with pertinent codes related to structure and fire safety

Works well with diverse groups, as a team, with a positive customer service attitude.

Troubleshoots and diagnoses electric door operators and sliding doors.

 Repairs and installs electric strike.

Obtains Asbestos Supervisor Certification within six (6) months of hire.

Diagnoses various locking mechanisms & door hardware failures and recommends possible solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Non-competitive:  Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled journey-level worker which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program.  Apprentice training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for–year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in similar structural repair environment.

Basic fire door requirements.

Demonstrated computer experience, preferably with Microsoft Office Suite, Footprints work order system, Keystone 600 key management software, HPC CodeSource, Vision Expert 9 software.

How to apply:

Please submit your application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at by August 17, 2018.

Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


Gloria Lear,

Human Resources

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