UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

 

Specification for Class

 

LOCKSMITH LEAD

 

 

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

 

8845 (WFSE SKILLED TRADES)

 

BASIC FUNCTION

 

Lead and work with locksmiths employing journey skills in the repair, installation, and construction of locking devices and keys.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

Positions in this class are distinguished by the responsibility to lead qualified locksmiths on a project or at a job location, to instruct other workers, to correct and specify methods, and to perform work in the repair, installation, and construction of locking devices and keys.

 

TYPICAL WORK

 

Perform all duties of a locksmith;

 

Lead assigned personnel in the performance of work;

 

Assure adherence to safety rules, regulations, and precautions by assigned personnel;

 

Develop preliminary cost estimates for installation and repair of locking devices and equipment as required;

 

Develop methods and procedures to be followed by assigned personnel;

 

May perform work in other trades;

 

Perform related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

One year, full-time experience as a journey locksmith or equivalent trade skill.  Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.

 

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

 

Examination Requirements:

 

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability and other elements which are established through job analysis.

 

The Higher Education job class, 5376, Locksmith Lead was adopted 01-03-73, revised minimum qualifications adopted 07-02-90. General Education class code (5376) revised to DOP job class, 615F and revised class definition and distinguishing characteristics adopted 05-10-07, effective 07-01-07.  New to WFSE Skilled Trades, Locksmith Lead, 8845.