Trades Worker II – Locksmith

Trades Worker II – Locksmith
Organization City of Mesa
Location Mesa, Arizona
Job Type Full Time
Application Deadline Nov 8, 2022


The City of Mesa is excited to offer a one-time incentive payment of $2,000 for all full-time employees and $1,000 for part-time benefited and part-time non-benefited employees who are active City Employees on January 31, 2023.  To receive this one-time payment, new employees must have started their employment on or before January 31, 2023.  This payment does not apply to seasonal employees.  Join our team and start to work in time to receive this one-time payment!!

First review of applications will be Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

A Trades Worker II primarily performs journey-level work in one or more building trades (such as gate/overhead door maintenance, locksmithing, masonry/finishing, roofing, and welding) and may also perform some entry-level to journey-level work in one or more mechanical equipment trades (electrical; plumbing; evaporative coolers; and Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration [HVAC/R]).  Duties involve the maintenance, repair, alteration, and construction of fixtures, equipment, and facilities.  Employees in this class may serve as a lead worker over a small crew for specific projects.  This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.

This class is distinguished from the Facilities Equipment Technician II in that incumbents in the latter position primarily perform mechanical trades work and are licensed as and/or function as specialists (example:  electricians, plumbers, etc.) in their respective mechanical trade.  A Trades Worker II is distinguished from a Trades Worker I by greater knowledge of specialized trades work.  Responsibilities require the exercise of initiative and independent judgment in troubleshooting malfunctions and determining the proper method of repair.  Employees in this class are subject to a yearly rotational 24-hour call-out (by assignment).  Employees are required to use appropriate safety equipment and procedures in performing assignments.  A Trades Worker II is supervised by a foreman, or other supervisory classification (by assignment) who reviews work through work orders, conferences, and spot-checking for results achieved.  This class is FLSA nonexempt.

Locksmith Assignment: 
Installs, repairs, troubleshoots, and maintains mechanical and electronic access control hardware devices; fixes wiring issues; replaces worn or damaged parts; cuts and issues keys; records and tracks the physical access control devices in a security database; develops and implements a preventive maintenance plan for access doors and locks; and converts doors to C-Cure doors.  Operates power-driven machinery and tools such as drills and key cutting machines.  Cleans work area and equipment.  Operates a personal computer (PC) to enter data to log and track doors and locks and schedule preventive maintenance.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications and essential functions. 

Qualifications & Requirements

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED.  Completion of a building trades apprenticeship program or equivalent.  Extensive (5+ years) journey-level experience in the assigned area:  locksmithing.

Special Requirements.  Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver’s License by hire or promotion date.  Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight-fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification (all assignments).  Due to the required access to all secured buildings, an individual receiving a conditional offer of employment from the City of Mesa must pass a background investigation through the City of Mesa Police Department, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Federal Bureau of Investigation prior to commencing employment with the City of Mesa to allow full, unescorted access to Police facilities (by assignment).

Substance Abuse Testing.  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  Two years of experience in a secondary building trade is preferred.

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