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Maintenance / Locksmith Technician

Utah Tech University
Job Location:
St. George, Utah
Facilities Management
Salary: $38,000.00 - $40,000.00 Annually

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Division: Administrative Affairs

Job Number: 23CLS877-2

Facilities Management

Position Announcement

Working in Facilities Management, this position works under the direction of the Building Maintenance Supervisor and alongside the Access Services Technician to assist with general building maintenance and locksmith duties. Performs general building maintenance and repairs across campus, as needed; maintains organization's automated security systems and employee identification card system, performing preventative and general maintenance on doors and door hardware; Serves as the point of contact for security system-related issues. Additional information about the department is found online at

  • Assist Building Maintenance Supervisor with general building maintenance and repairs. This includes carpentry for buildings, both interior and exterior.
  • Perform work on small construction projects. May be called on to help other departments move furniture and other equipment.
  • Help with coordinating projects and perform parking lot maintenance, repair and stripping.
  • Install new locks, closures and associated hardware.
  • Maintain and repair all door and window hardware.
  • Re-key locks and make keys, when required.
  • Provide preventative maintenance of doors and door hardware. This includes review and minor repairs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma / GED required; Locksmith Technical Training or experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of the International Building Code and general construction.
  • Ability to perform general building maintenance and complete small constructions projects.
  • Strong knowledge of various fasteners and their use.
  • Ability to climb and work from a ladder.
  • Knowledge of procedures for painting.
  • Knowledge of proper use of power tools, and ability to operate motorized equipment such as a pickup truck and forklift. Valid Driver's License required.
  • Ability to read schematics, blueprints and plans.
  • Knowledge of or willing to learn access control systems, including installation, programming and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of or willing to learn keys, locks and closure systems.
  • Good knowledge of computers and software required for access controls and general communication.
  • Ability to lift or move heavy parcels, machines or equipment up to 50 pounds (Lift test and physical required as part of hiring process).
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time classified staff (overtime-eligible) position. Annual salary of $38,000 - $40,000 depending on qualifications & experience. Desired start date of December 1, 2022. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins October 31,2022.Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies: For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,, 303-844-5695.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.


Click here to visit to learn more about the wonderful benefits available to you as a Utah Tech employee!

Highlights from Utah Tech's benefits package include:
  • 14.2% retirement contribution, paid 100% by the employer (no match required), vested on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Regular undergraduate tuition waiver (paid at 100%) for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children to take courses at Utah Tech;
  • Full medical, dental, and vision plans, with low employee-paid premiums, that begins on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts available;
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance & disability insurance coverage from day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Generous staff leave accruals, plus 12 paid holidays per calendar year.
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