1. Job Announcement: Locksmith II The Lock Shop is an integral part of the Facilities Division, providing and maintaining the architectural security door hardware and master key system for the academic, housing, veterinary school and hospital. The Lock Shop is a small group of highly skilled professionals that the University’s faculty, staff and students depend on to secure and protect life and property. Primary responsibilities for this position include: Servicing, repairing, and installing all door hardware, including fire rated exit devices, closers, mortise, and cylindrical locking hardware, as well as automatic door operators. Working knowledge of hardware manufacturer installation specifications and guidelines, as well as NFPA 101 and NFPA 80 life safety and fire codes. Ability to locate and research needed materials for work orders assigned by the supervisor. Monitoring material orders for timely completion. Working knowledge in key bitting array for small format master keying, pinning of cores, ability to research and collect information pertaining to customer needs. Communicating with customer scope and status of work needed and completed. Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Optional Guidelines: Experience in the Trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Preferred Qualifications: Prefer 3+ years locksmith experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, i.e., Word, Excel. Knowledge of management work order systems preferred but not required. Membership with an Industry Locksmith Association is preferred but not required Fire Door Inspector Certification preferred, but not required. Estimated salary: $40,800To apply visit Notice: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected]. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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2. Opening for a locksmith in Cornelius:


Complete all necessary work on locks that are sent in by technicians, including repairing locks and doors, rekeying locks, duplicating keys, cutting keys by code and sight reading key cuts. These may consist of many various pin tumbler, disk tumbler and lever locks, with a big percentage being Safe Deposit locks.

Coordinate, order, and distribute required parts to Field Service Technicians in a timely fashion. 

If you have any questions please call Ernie Lay, Locksmith Manager, at (704) 897-5650 or [email protected] 

CREATED Wednesday, Dec 29, 2021 02:04 PM

3.Job opening

Job Title: Technical Specialist, Locksmith Department: Safety & Protection Technology

Position Reports To: Chip Southern, Lead Technical Specialist (Locksmith) FLSA: Salaried, Exempt

Date: 3/24/2022

This position supports High Point University by providing locksmithing services throughout the university community to include lock installation, repair, replacement, as well as maintaining the integrity of all keying and locking systems.

Education, Experience and Training:
• High School diploma or GED
• Valid driver’s license
• Licensed NC Locksmith or ability to become licensed within 2 years of hire

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
• Experience with locksmith work

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Stand or walk for 2 - 4 hours at one time for 8 hours per day;
• Sit for less than 2 hours during 8-hour day;
• Lift or carry up to 35 pounds frequently (34- 66% of the workday) and 75 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);
• Lift up to 75 pounds to waist height and up to 35 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead;
• Frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing or pulling (34- 66% of the workday);
• Occasionally squat, kneel, bend, lie down, crawl, knee stand, push or pull with forces up to 75 pounds (less than 33% of the workday);
• Frequently climb stairs or ladders, reach overhead, push or pull with forces up to 35 pounds; (34 - 66% of the workday);
• Work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions; and possess the ability to work at heights, physical agility and full range of motion, and the ability to maintain
• Capable of carrying a 6-foot stepladder up or down several flights of stairs and be capable of working off stepladders.
1. Repair or replace damaged components of entrance and exit doors
2. Repair or replace damaged door locks, hinges, and electric locking release mechanisms
3. Examine locking mechanisms and fabricate keys to replace lost or damaged keys
4. Maintain master key systems for remodels and new construction. This includes database record keeping of all keys and key systems.
5. Install and repair electric strikes and electronic security hardware.
6. Create keys from codes, and duplicate keys for residences and shops
7. Assist with residential and auto lockouts
8. Maintains integrity of all keying and locking systems. Repairs panic hardware limited to cylinders, cores and mortise locks
9. Assists with repairs to card readers and key boxes which may include some low voltage electrical work
10. Supports the key management software system by inputting door and key information into database
11. Performs assignments under limited supervision
12. Directs the work of employees/contractors under the direction of the supervisor. Under the direction of the supervisor, assumes general responsibility for the completion of assignments
13. Maintains clean work area and/or cleans job site. Observes safety standards and practices.
14. Additional duties as assigned.

CREATED Tuesday, April 12, 2022 5:30 PM


Work Arrangement:
Requisition Number: 230244
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Durham, NC, US, 27710

Date: Apr 11, 2023

Occupational Summary

Perform journeyman level installation, repair and maintenance of locks, door closures, panic hardware systems and electronic locking systems; recombinant and adjust locks, including coding, key cutting and duplication.

Work Performed

Install, repair and maintain all major types of locks, door closures, and panic hardware systems including but to limited to keycard and electromagnetic systems to conform with current federal, state and local safety and security regulations.
Assist in the installation of electronic and other special locking systems for University buildings and facilities; perform complex repairs and update records as required.
Estimate time and materials required for repair and renovation projects; assist in planning sequence of operations and determine methods to be used including but not limited to key cutting and duplication, adjusting or changing key combinations and recombining any lock within the current system; update records as required.
Open locks by use of lock picking tools, dismantling or other methods; repair locks by replacement of worn or broken parts or by adjustment or recombination of locks to the master / sub master system in use.
Repair, maintain and change safe and vault combinations.
Utilize key cutting machines, drills, saws, buffers and grinders, key gauges and locksmith tools.
Provide technical guidance and direction to lower level personnel.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Required Qualifications at this Level


Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to a high school education with course work in skilled crafts or trades, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Possess a North Carolina State Locksmith License.


Work requires knowledge of hardware and electronic locking systems normally acquired through 4 years of experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of hardware and electronic locking systems.

CREATED Friday, April 28, 2023 5:16 PM