Door Hardware Technician Assistant – AUX

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Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia’s colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university’s vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Assists department team members with moderate maintenance work, including detection and correction of mechanical failures. Performs general, preventative, and supportive maintenance tasks. Will be field trained to work independently on all of the Door Access hardware.



1. Assists with inspections of building openings and/or mechanical locking units, noting need for repair, performs minor maintenance, such as cleaning and lubricating 

2. Assist with installation, modification, testing and preventative maintenance associated with university locks 

3. Installs, maintains, and repairs locks 

4. Cleans and lubricates malfunctioning lock cores 

5. Operates all types of service equipment including machines and hand tools required in lock shop 

6. Complies with University key control policy and provides keys only to authorized individuals, ensuring that key requests conform to established University security and key control policies 

7. Responds to calls for duty at irregular hours to cope with safety hazards or urgent locks situations 

8. Completes customer requests and issues through ticketing software 

9. Maintains a neat and orderly work and tool room 

10. Once trained and knowledgeable on the proper hardware this position will be entered in to the on-call rotation

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent
Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid unrestricted Georgia driver’s license
Required Experience
On the job training

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of doors, frames, or any door hardware

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to adapt to changing work environments
Able to work in high places as necessary
Able to build upon existing knowledge in technical application of maintenance work
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
Knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions in the use of tools and equipment
Knowledge of appropriate safety standards
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 202, [email protected].

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 25% – 49% of the time.

Background Check

  • Standard Enhanced + DMV
  • 9 Panel Lab Drug Test

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation.  Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment.  Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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