Careers At Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Part Time Locksmith Apprentice

Department: Facilities Maintenance
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Position: Locksmith Apprentice

Department: Facilities Maintenance

Classification: Part Time

Standard of Christian Commitment:

The divine mission of the Seminary mandates that all personnel must demonstrate a commitment to the purposes of the Seminary. Every staff person shall be an active faithful member of a local church of believers in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. It is expected that conduct becoming a follower of Jesus will be portrayed in the community.

Position Summary:

Responsible for assisting the locksmith in providing support for campus locksmith responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Assists the locksmith in cutting keys and servicing locks and door hardware.
  2. Sets up and operates engraving machine to make name tags and associated signage.
  3. Verifies that work is functional and in good working order before declaring it complete.
  4. Sees that trucks are stocked with frequently used parts.
  5. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment requiring service.
  6. Sees that job site is kept clean and safe.
  7. Seeks to learn and improve proper techniques and skills.
  8. Special assignments as given by the supervisor or seminary administration.


Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • While no experience is required; preference is given to candidates with experience.
  • Must be familiar with common hand tools.
  • A natural curiosity, great problem solving skills, good mechanical aptitude, a willingness to get dirty.
  • Naturally exhibit a servantís heart with a positive and encouraging attitude.
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to relate well to people.

Physical Requirements:

  •  Must be able to carry up to 40 pounds of parts and equipment.  
  •  Must be able to perform occasional overhead reaching, bending, stooping, twisting, and kneeling. 
  •  Must be able to climb ladders.  
  •  Must be able to withstand the heat and cold of the north Texas climate. 

Computer Requirements:

Basic understanding of a personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn vendor systems.

Driving Requirements:

Must have an acceptable driving record with a valid U.S. Driverís license.

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