The University of Texas at Austin
Texas, US
1d ago

Job Posting Title :

Multicraft - Access Control Technician

Hiring Department :

University Housing and Dining

Position Open To : All Applicants

Weekly Scheduled Hours : FLSA Status :

FLSA Status : Non-Exempt

Earliest Start Date : Immediately

Position Duration : Expected to Continue


Job Description :

To provide journey level and / or Master Multi-Crafted technical trade skills in the performance of work required for the maintenance, repair, installation, and operation of Security Service's work for the residence halls, apartments, and dining facilities.

Job Details : General Notes

General Notes

STIPEND FOR LICENSE. This position will be paid an additional monthly stipend of $500 for a current Master or Journeyman Electrical or Plumbing license and HVAC Class A or B license.

The license must be issued by the State of Texas and maintained in a current status. Candidate selected must provide verification of education and / or experience.


  • Standard Access Control / CCTV Duties : Perform installations and repair of Door Access system to include Door Management Alarms, Card Readers, Electric Strikes, Electrified Exit Devices, Delayed Egress Devices and Door Contacts.
  • Install and program standalone electronic locks. Perform installations for CCTV cameras, DVR’s and updated video system software as needed.

    Use troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques to perform maintenance, repairs, identify systems and equipment malfunctions.

    Work with access control software.

    Locksmith Duties : Assist and Perform installations and repair of commercial mortise lock-sets and exit devices. Perform pinning of cylinder cores to include master tier.

    Respond to emergencies to repair broken mortise locks. Analyzes computer generated work orders and prioritize repairs. Use troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques to perform maintenance, repairs, identify systems and equipment malfunctions.

    Work with Key software.

    Communication / Customer Service : Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Communicate with supervisor, staff, and students residents regarding needed repairs and work order status.

    Follow through with written and oral instructions, from supervisor.

    Inventory / Work Orders : Completes and submits paperwork at the end of each day to supervisor. Ensure all inventory items are signed out and accounted for daily.

    Sign and close out all completed work orders daily with a description of work performed.

    Transportation / Equipment operation : Drive a UT vehicle to work site, transporting equipment and supplies as needed to perform routine and preventive maintenance, and / or repairs.

    Diversity / Professional Development : Works in a diverse environment. Encourage, support, and promote diversity initiatives.

    Promotes professional development of self and all staff to improve knowledge and work skills through ongoing training and workshops, including monthly safety training.

    Emergency on call operations / Off schedule work hours : Carry a UT cell phone and be on the on-call rotation and respond to emergencies as requested.

    Perform and respond to emergency repairs 24 / 7 and facilitate completion as needed. Must be able to work as a team member independently and in various work areas.

    Work weekends and overtime as determined by the supervisor.

    Required Qualifications

    High school graduation or GED. Five years experience in construction and / or maintenance and repair in a crafts trade of facilities maintenance.

    Three years of experience as a journeyman in a construction / facility maintenance trade related to the posted job title as a journey level commercial Access Control technician.

    Experience working with access control software.

    Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Five or more years of journey level experience in a combination of trades. Five or more years of commercial journey level experience as a access control tech.

    Performs installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, remodel, and repair of electronic locks, delayed egress devices, Access Control systems and CCTV Systems.

    Experience in Installing, repairing, and maintaining mortise locks, door closers, exit devices and other types of locking devices on all types of doors gates and other equipment.

    Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to receive, respond, and follow through with written and verbal work-

    related instructions and requests from supervisors, customers, and co-workers

    Driving Required

    This job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provided a current three year driving record from the current state of residence and maintain an acceptable driving record and valid license throughout employment.

    If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident.

    Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-

    to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing).

    Salary Range

    $42,500 + depending on qualifications

    Working Conditions

  • Uniforms and / or personal protection equipment (furnished)
  • May work in all weather conditions
  • May work in extreme temperatures
  • May work around chemical fumes
  • May work around standard office conditions
  • May work around chemicals
  • May work around electrical and mechanical hazards
  • Use of manual dexterity
  • Climbing stairs / ladders
  • Lifting and moving
  • Pushing, pulling and moving up to 212 pounds; Lifting and moving up to 80 pounds.
  • The successful candidate will be required to successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment.
  • Work Shift

  • Monday - Friday; 7 : 45am - 4 : 15pm ; Work days, area and hours may vary based on the needs of the work group and UHD
  • Resume / CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest
  • Important : You will be prompted to submit your resume in the first step of the online job application process. Then, any additional Required Materials will be uploaded in the My Experience section;
  • you can multi-select the additional files or click the Upload button for each file. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded.

    Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

    Employment Eligibility :

    Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-

    Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion / transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.

    Retirement Plan Eligibility :

    The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

    Background Checks :

    A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Equal Opportunity Employer :

    The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action.

    The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    Pay Transparency :

    The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

    However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

    Employment Eligibility Verification :

    If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

    Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.

    E-Verify :

    The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-

    Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following :

  • E-Verify Poster (English) PDF
  • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) PDF
  • Right To Work Poster (English) PDF
  • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) PDF
  • Compliance :

    Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).

    If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting.

    Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

    The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report.

    You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.

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