Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Qualified Craft Worker Intern (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #190827-6819TC-001


The State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut’s Facilities Operations Department has two (2) openings for Qualified Craft Worker (QCW) Intern Locksmith positions.  These positions will receive on-the-job training and vocational education in order to complete the requirements of a QCW Locksmith job classification within a period of time normally not to exceed two (2) years.   

These are permanent, full-time, first shift positions, 7.5 hours/week, with a work schedule of Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The hourly salary is $22.08 and is non-negotiable. These positions are categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff.  Must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations. A current motor vehicle license is required.

Selection Plan

These positions are categorized as “Open to the Public” and current UConn NP-2 employees will be given preference in the hiring process. 

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application.   Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of the subject requirements in CARPENTRY, MACHINE TOOL, MANUFACTURING OR PRECISION MACHINE TECHNOLOGY is a minimum requirement.  Applicants are required to indicate on their application (under the Job-Related Academic, Technical or Vocational Training section of the application) the name of the Educational Institution attended for one of the following courses:  CARPENTRY, MACHINE TOOL, MANUFACTURING OR PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, Address, City, State where the Education Institution is located, the years attended and the number of Credits earned or Diploma Earned.  If this section of the application is not completed in its entirety, you will not be considered qualified for the position.

If selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide the names, titles and phone numbers of three professional references.  In addition, state employee applicants will be asked to provide copies of their last two (2) performance appraisals.  Copies of official transcripts documenting the credits earned in CARPENTRY, MACHINE TOOL, MANUFACTURING OR PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY and/or a copy of your diploma documenting coursework in one of these courses of study will also be required at the time of interview.  Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, as well as a criminal background check. 

Applicants must possess and retain a current motor vehicle operator license throughout employment with the University.

Questions pertaining to this position should be directed to UConn HR’s Services Unit phone number, 860-486-3034.


In a state agency this class is accountable for receiving on-the-job training in a specific trade area.


At UConn the QCW Intern Locksmith will receive training in all aspects of the Locksmith trade.  They will work alongside of a QCW Locksmith on a daily basis to gain knowledge and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of locksmithing.



Knowledge of standard tools, materials, methods and practices of particular trade area; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to perform on a skilled level in particular trade; ability to make estimates and keep shop records; ability to follow written and oral instructions; some ability to utilize computer software.


Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of the subject requirements in the respective maintenance trade area.


An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in automotive, plumbing, construction, electrical, HVAC or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience.


1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.


At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.


1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.


1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and to risk of injury from equipment.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to complete an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.


All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

Information concerning the University’s policies regarding the Cleary Act Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy, Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities and Recruiting Veterans can be found on UConn’s Job page at:

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.