Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY: Installs, inspects, and maintains locks and locking hardware, including electronic locking systems, in a manner which fosters a safe and secure environment. Enters and maintains records of keys, P.M.'s and work orders. Interfaces with and assists with DPS lock and access control vendors. Assists with maintenance of Security Camera Systems and other associated security related systems.


Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Work Experience: Three (3) years of experience in locksmith and/or physical security installation experience, including ability to troubleshoot complex key and lock and low voltage access control setup problems.

Licenses & Certifications: Valid Texas Driver's License required, Locksmith training certificate or Software House Advanced Certification Certificate preferred.


Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract, Writing /Composing Reports

Other Skills: P.C., Typing wpm 20, Word

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime

Equipment Operated: PC based electronic work order and records systems. Computerized and manual key cutting equipment. PC based electronic access control.

Other Requirements: E-1 or E-2 availability during disaster situations. Must be able to understand the English language and communicate it effectively in both verbal and written form. Experience with TMS or similar work order program preferred. Heavy computer skills required, including proficiency with electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, word processing and electronic spreadsheet skills. Ability to work independently to meet deadlines and have strong time management and organizational skills.

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