Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Maintenance Supervisor 1 (Locksmith) (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #191015-5578TC-001


The State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut’s Facilities Operations Department has a job opening for a Maintenance Supervisor 1 – Locksmith position.  This position will be responsible for supervising a crew of QCW Locksmith and QCW Intern Locksmith positions.   

This is a permanent, full-time 1st shift position, Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours/week.  The work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a 30 minute unpaid lunch.  The hourly salary is $29.28 and is non-negotiable.  This position offers a full benefits package including medical and dental insurance. This position is 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

This position is categorized as “Open to the Public”.  In order to be considered for this job opening, you must submit a complete application that demonstrates how you meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job posting. Please ensure that your application materials clearly demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications and any of the preferred qualifications you may have. Please provide any Work Experience, Job-Related Academic, Technical or Vocational Training and/or any Licenses or Professional Certifications that are relevant to the Locksmith Trade in the designated sections of the application. Application materials will be evaluated based on the information provided to ensure the applicant meets the requirements in the Knowledge, Skill and Ability section and Minimum Qualifications section(s) of the job posting.  

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. 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 performing in one of the following ways:

1. Supervises a small crew (usually 1-5 workers) of highly skilled trades workers (Qualified Craft Workers and General Trades Workers) and skilled workers (Skilled Maintainers) but not solely Skilled Maintainers unless they are on a grounds crew and other lower level employees.

2. In large crews (6 or more workers) of highly skilled trades workers, assists the Maintenance Supervisor 2 in carrying out supervisory functions. This is appropriate only when there is a demonstrated need for a subordinate supervisory level.


At UConn the Maintenance Supervisor I – Locksmith position, will be responsible for coordinating the daily work assignments for the QCW Locksmith and QCW Intern Locksmith employees; scheduling and assigning work to the employees through AiM, estimating labor and material for jobs including writing quotes; ordering and tracking the status of materials, providing information to supervisors and managers on the progress of jobs; working with contractors and other trades employees; assisting employees with troubleshooting work and resolving issues; working with the manager to address disciplinary actions as required; monitoring the progress of job assignments through completion; establishing good customer relations/communication; reviewing/signing time sheets and completing overtime equalization rosters; completing administrative computer work and paperwork as required; working with staff members of the Business Service Team to coordinate the scheduling of Environmental Health & Safety and UConn training for the employees.


Considerable knowledge of modern methods and equipment involved in the trade indicated by the parenthetical title of the class; considerable knowledge of relevant State and national codes and regulations; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; skill in performing technical duties of the class; ability to read and interpret specifications, blueprints, and sketches; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.


Five (5) years of experience in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.


Two (2) years of the General Experience must have included performing highly skilled duties in the trade area indicated by the parenthetical title.

Note: For State Employees this will be interpreted at or above the level of Qualified Craft Worker.


Graduation from vocational or technical school may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.


Preference will be given to those applicants who can effectively demonstrate the following in their submitted application:

  • Strong leadership skills are an important qualification for this position.
  • Experience using computer software such as AiM, HuskyBuy, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and/or Kuali Financial System (KFS) is desired.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of computerized maintenance management software (CMMS).
  • Experience working in a union environment at a college, university or similar entity is desired.
  • Experience working in a residential environment.
  • Basic knowledge of card access software.
  • At least four (4) years of experience in the installation, troubleshooting and repair of camera and low voltage access control system hardware both hardwired and stand alone is preferred.
  • Knowledge of design requirements for the Top Master Key, Sequence of Progression, incorporation of the system requirements, future expansion, SKD's and Selective Master Keys is preferred. The ability to successfully maintain existing master key systems and design computerized master key systems is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience in gaining access by defeating a variety of mechanical locksets.
  • Experience overseeing key and card access inventory control processes and a key issue/return process.


1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

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


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.

2. A physical examination may be required.


1. Incumbents may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and to risk of injury from equipment.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. 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

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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.