Locksmith

Locksmith Job Description

A Locksmith Installs, Maintains, Repairs And Replaces Locks, Deadbolts, Knobs, And Related Door And Window Security Devices; Issues Keys And Maintains Inventory, Coding And Control Of Keys And Lock Systems; Prepares Reports And Maintains Records; Performs Related Work As Assigned.
 


Locksmith Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • Recommends purchase of lock systems; prepares purchase orders for lock supplies, key blanks, and miscellaneous locks and hardware.
  • Develops key plans and obtains approvals.
  • Maintains records of locks, keys and work performed.
  • Maintains tools and equipment used in locksmithing, and shop facilities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of lock design, features and availability.
  • Evaluates and recommends resolution of various security related problems.
  • Maintains and controls duplicate key sets; works with other departments and outside agencies to develop and control key systems.
  • Installs, maintains, adjusts and repair locks, knobs, deadbolts and latches on doors, windows, office furniture and equipment, cabinets and cupboards, automobiles, and safety equipment panels and cabinets; installs, maintains and repairs panic hardware and door closers.
  • Develops keying schemes for master control keys and individual locks; keys and rekeys locks in accordance with master control plans.
  • Maintains records and files of keying information and issued keys; maintains inventory of tools, locks, knobs, keys and other related hardware; reviews key requests.
  • Obtains approvals from District police, supervisors, and managers and issues security and miscellaneous keys to District personnel; changes codes and issues padlocks; surveys and assesses lock and related security devices available from vendors and manufacturers.
  • Responds to requests for assistance to open locks which are stuck or for which user keys have been lost.


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