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Working As A Locksmith

  • Getting Information
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Stressful

  • $36,630

    Average Salary

What Does A Locksmith Do At Compass Group, North America

* Reads blueprints and diagrams, determines materials needed, estimates time and material costs on installations, and requests supplies to assure timely and adequate availability.
* Installs, repairs and maintains keys and locks.
* Inserts new or repaired tumblers into lock to change combination.
* Moves lock pick in cylinder to open door locks without keys.
* Installs locks and lock systems with different hardware and carpentry methods.
* Maintains records, inventory for locks, keys, spare parts, tools, and equipment.
* Uses key cutting machine to cut new or duplicate keys.
* Troubleshoots and repairs electronic lock systems.
* Performs other duties as assigned

What Does A Locksmith Do At KBR

* Installs, repairs, rebuilds, and services mechanical, electrical, and electronic locking devices under the direction and supervision of the CE Foreman.
* Disassembles locks such as padlocks, safe locks and door locks, and repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts.
* Inserts new or repaired tumblers into lock to change combinations.
* Cuts new or duplicate keys.
* Keeps records of locks and keys.
* Completes projects from initial layout to final assembly or installation to include basic structural framework.
* Repairs door screens; replaces or repairs window locks and operators.
* Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
* Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
* Works inside and outside in various weather conditions to include extreme cold and heat.
* Work around non-hazardous materials/waste lifting, stooping, crawling, bending, and carrying.
* Heavy lifting up to 50 pounds on a daily basis

What Does A Locksmith Do At TD Industries Inc.

* Responds to Facility Service Work Orders from building occupants.
* Responsible for logging and tracking all key and lock systems.
* Uses tools and equipment that are standard issue but may need and can be further calibrated or adjusted.
* Keeps tools and work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
* Observes and complies with all company safety policies.
* Uses required personal protective equipment while satisfying all work requests.
* Completes all required paperwork timely and accurately.
* Works on and completes all facility team-based goals

What Does A Locksmith Do At Virginia State Government

* Plans, installs, and maintains all University electronic access systems; develops all key systems in an electronic format for immediate systems access and control.
* Maintains all electronic control gates in parking areas and vehicle compounds.
* Duplicate keys form originals, re-key locks to different control and master keys, access and replace all types of locks on safes, files, and desks, and maintain records of campus gate mechanical lock inventory.
* Maintain and provide change-out services to the Housing Organization as emergencies arise.
* Keep records for parts, work orders, daily assignment logs, parts, hardware; maintain electronic inventory of all lock and key parts.
* EEO Statement
* NSU is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status.
* NSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply

What Does A Locksmith Do At Cook Security Group

* Disassembles, repairs and/or replaces locks, such as padlocks, safe locks, vault locks, door locks, and teller locks.
* Repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs and other parts, and inserts new or repaired tumblers into lock to change combination.
* Changes both electronic and mechanical lock combinations.
* Cuts new or duplicate keys using key cutting machine.
* Uses lock pick to open door locks without keys.
* Performs safe deposit box, safe, and vault drilling.
* Repairs and/or replaces SBD locks.
* Assists with installation/servicing of electronic and physical security products.
* Assists with installation/wiring of electronic equipment used in systems.
* Performs other related duties as assigned

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Locksmith Demographics

Gender

Male

86.3%

Female

12.2%

Unknown

1.6%
Ethnicity

White

78.6%

Hispanic or Latino

13.5%

Asian

6.1%

Unknown

1.1%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

60.7%

German

7.1%

Portuguese

3.6%

French

3.6%

Czech

3.6%

Slovak

3.6%

Hebrew

3.6%

Polish

3.6%

Thai

3.6%

Arabic

3.6%

Italian

3.6%
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Locksmith Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

11.8%

Orange Coast College

8.8%

Brigham Young University

7.4%

College of Southern Nevada

5.9%

American River College

4.4%

Prince George's Community College

4.4%

Pima Community College

4.4%

Houston Community College

4.4%

Palm Beach State College

4.4%

American InterContinental University

4.4%

Northern Arizona University

4.4%

Southern New Hampshire University

4.4%

Ashworth College

4.4%

Liberty University

4.4%

Kaplan University

4.4%

Saint Petersburg College

4.4%

Grand Canyon University

4.4%

University of Alabama

2.9%

ECPI University

2.9%

Reed College

2.9%
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Majors

Business

22.1%

Criminal Justice

9.4%

Computer Science

6.4%

General Studies

6.0%

Automotive Technology

6.0%

Electrical Engineering Technology

5.4%

Electrical Engineering

5.4%

Information Technology

4.0%

Education

3.7%

Psychology

3.7%

Computer Information Systems

3.3%

Accounting

3.3%

Health Care Administration

3.0%

Graphic Design

3.0%

Liberal Arts

2.7%

Management

2.7%

Aviation

2.7%

Engineering

2.7%

Precision Metal Working

2.3%

Mechanical Engineering

2.3%
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Degrees

Other

44.8%

Bachelors

22.1%

Associate

13.8%

Certificate

11.0%

Masters

3.5%

Diploma

2.6%

Doctorate

1.2%

License

1.0%
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Real Locksmith Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Locksmith Supervisor Hardwaremart Inc. D/B/A Arties Hardware New York, NY Mar 26, 2009 $58,603
Locksmith Supervisor Hardwaremart Inc. D/B/A Arties Hardware New York, NY Jun 06, 2008 $58,603
Locksmith Supervisor Hardwaremart Inc. D/B/A Arties Hardware New York, NY Mar 20, 2008 $58,603
Locksmith Supervisor Hardwaremart Inc. D/B/A Arties Hardware New York, NY Mar 05, 2008 $58,603
Locksmith Master Auto Locksmith, Inc. New York, NY Aug 26, 2016 $54,683
Locksmith Choi & Lee Corporation Seattle, WA Sep 23, 2010 $49,000
Locksmiths J & B Lock and Alarm, Inc. Closter, NJ Dec 10, 2010 $46,937
Locksmith Pasadena Foothill Lock and Key Pasadena, CA May 13, 2009 $44,891
Locksmith Pasadena Foothill Lock and Key Pasadena, CA Mar 10, 2008 $44,891
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers Sam O, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Aug 14, 2008 $44,891
Custom High Security Locksmith Securitech Group Inc. NY Apr 01, 2008 $37,399
Locksmith Technician Seinfeld Locksmith Inc. MA Nov 20, 2009 $36,418
Locksmith Securi Tech Lock Inc. MA Dec 07, 2010 $36,209
Locksmith Securi Tech Lock Inc. MA Mar 24, 2009 $36,209
Locksmith Securi Tech Lock Inc. MA Apr 16, 2009 $36,209
Locksmith Securi Tech Lock Inc. MA Dec 08, 2010 $36,209
Automotive Locksmith A-1 Towing & Auto Repair, LLC Fort Lee, NJ Sep 10, 2015 $35,000
Locksmith Basics Plus Inc. New York, NY Nov 03, 2010 $32,265
Locksmith Prestige Business Solutions Inc. Teaneck, NJ Aug 08, 2008 $30,950
Locksmith Eli Locksmith Monsey, NY Aug 23, 2010 $30,011
Locksmith A Certified Locksmith LLC Lodi, NJ Jun 04, 2010 $30,011
Locksmith Prestige Business Solutions Inc. Teaneck, NJ Jan 29, 2009 $30,011
Locksmith Dependable Locks Inc. New York, NY Apr 01, 2009 $30,011
Locksmith Prestige Business Solutions Inc. Teaneck, NJ Sep 17, 2008 $30,011
Locksmith Prestige Business Solutions Inc. Teaneck, NJ Jun 19, 2008 $30,011

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Top Skills for A Locksmith

DoorHardwareOutstandingCustomerServiceRe-KeyLocksCarDoorsCompanyVehicleEmergencyCallsAutomotiveLocksMasterKeySystemsAccessControlSystemsDoorLocksHighSecurityLocksDoorClosersHandToolsServiceCallsSecuritySystemsElectronicLocksMedecoPanicHardwareLockSystemsCctv

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Top Locksmith Skills

  1. Door Hardware
  2. Outstanding Customer Service
  3. Re-Key Locks
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Repaired and installed - Locks, Doors, and Door Hardware.
  • Handled unlocking of personal car doors and private homes for corporate clients and customers.
  • Job Duties included driving company vehicle to job site and complete the work agreed upon.
  • Respond to emergency calls to open vehicles, homes and businesses that have been locked accidentally or have malfunctioned.
  • Performed installation and repairs for commercial, residential and automotive locks.

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