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Under direction, to perform skilled work as a Locksmith; and to do other related work.
Installs, repairs, and maintains cylinder and bit key locks; makes or cuts keys for cylinder and bit locks, cabinet locks and padlocks; opens locks; changes lock combinations; repairs or replaces tumblers, springs, and other parts; keeps records on location of keys for each lock; maintains security of duplicate keys; occasionally, as required, performs related installation and repair of door closers, door checks, doorknobs, casement operators, and door strikes.
Experience: Two years of experience as a locksmith. (Completion of an approved vocational training program in locksmithing may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience on a month- for-month basis; or experience in a recognized apprenticeship program involving 2,000 hours per year may be substituted on a month-for- month basis for the entire two-year experience requirement.)
Knowledge of: Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the trade of a locksmith.
Skill as: A locksmith.
Ability to: Read shop drawings and work from plans and specifications; understand and carry out oral and written directions; read and write at a level appropriate to the classification.