Locksmith Mobile Service Technician for Residential, Commercial, Automobile, Safes, and Emergency Services.

Los Angeles, CA, USA - 0010

Job Description:
  • Installs, repairs, modifies, and opens a variety of locking mechanisms found on doors, desks, compartments, mobile equipment, safes, and vaults.
  • Examines locking mechanism and installs new unit or disassembles unit and replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts or repairs them by filing, drilling, chiseling and grinding.
  • Opens door locks by moving lock-pick in cylinder or opens safe locks by listening to lock sounds or by drilling.
  • Makes new or duplicate keys, using key cutting machine.
  • Changes combination by inserting new or repaired tumblers into lock.
  • Establishes keying systems for buildings.

Geography: Los Angeles County

ABA SERVICES Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

Special Conditions:
  • Must provide own tools of the trade.
  • Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required.
  • Must be available to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • May work different locations, shifts and weekends.

Experience: 1+ years of professional Information Technology/Security experience.

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Certification/Licensure Certified Registered Locksmith (CRL) by Associated Locksmiths of America.
  • Locksmith License from the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services.

Requirements and Responsibilities:
  • Installs, repairs, rebuilds, and services mechanical or electrical locking devices of locks and lock hardware, using hand tools and special equipment: Disassembles locks, such as padlocks, safe locks, and door locks, and repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts.
  • Adjusts, maintains, repairs, and replaces conventional door locks, padlocks, tumbler locks, and various other lock hardware such as panic bars, door checks, latches, catches, fasteners, and door closers.
  • Inserts new or repaired tumblers into lock to change combination.
  • Establishes and maintains master key systems.
  • Operates machine tools such as key-cutting machine, drill press, grinder, hand drill, electric drill, and electrical hammer to duplicate keys and change locks.
  • Moves lock-pick in cylinder to open door locks without keys (Opens locks which cannot be opened by ordinary means).
  • Selects key blanks, cuts keys, and fits keys to locks.
  • Issues keys and locks and keeps related records.
  • Opens safe locks.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of related experience with the DoD.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains both mechanical locking and electronic key card systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Methods, materials, and safety procedures of the locksmith trade.
  • Vehicle operations and safety.
  • Install, maintain, and repair locks.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Travel to off-site locations within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Ability to cut and issue keys, re-key, install and repair locks and hardware.
  • Ability to interpret, implement, and maintain pre-defined master key systems.
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of hand tools and power equipment.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Ability to install, troubleshoot, and repair both mechanical locking and electronic access control devices.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Skill in utilizing building security and lock systems and procedures.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Possession of a valid California driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must maintain all required certification and/or license status.
  • Must be Insured & Bondable.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

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