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A Locksmith installs, adjusts, maintains, repairs, and replaces locks, security systems, and related hardware, such as mortise locks, door closers, and panic exit devices; changes lock combinations; and makes keys.

Some of the core duties will require that a job incumbent:

  • Installs locks and related hardware, including electronic access control systems, panic exit devices, and performs the carpentry necessary for installation.
  • Adjusts, maintains, repairs, and replaces door locks, padlocks, cabinet locks, utility locks, combination locks, and related hardware, such as panic exit devices, mortise locks, catches, fasteners, and door closers.
  • Designs multi-level master key systems.
  • Redesigns lock cylinders to use as many as five different keys.
  • Operates a key-cutting machine, power drill, power saw, grinders, welding equipment, and other power tools.
  • Changes locker combinations and enters numbers of lockers and combinations in an official register.
  • Changes lock combinations by using code systems and code machine.
  • Repairs safes and safe-locking systems.
  • Devises systems to prevent break-ins and theft.
  • Opens or removes locks that cannot be opened by ordinary means.
  • Prepares requisitions and reports as required.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

EDUCATION: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.

EXPERIENCE: Four years of experience as a locksmith.

SPECIAL: A valid California Driver License and use of an automobile.

Required Education Level : High School Diploma or Equivalent