Job Description

Locksmith Job Description

Locksmith Job Overview

Locksmiths use special tools to open, install, repair, and replace a variety of lock systems and access control devices for cars, doors, and structures. They are responsible for staying updated on the latest industry techniques, tools, products, and standards. Locksmith duties may include selling and installing recommended locking devices, creating duplicate keys using a key-cutting machine, and changing lock combinations. They also inspect, adjust, and repair locks, door hardware, and security systems. They typically work with 24-hour mobile companies that respond to emergency calls or in-house for various organizations. This is a full-time position that requires 1+ years of experience and a license if applicable.

Locksmith Job Template

Locksmith Job Summary

Our growing business is looking for a skilled locksmith to join our team. You have excellent troubleshooting skills and a can-do attitude. You’ll help our clients secure their homes, cars, and structures. You’ll perform a variety of services such as installing, repairing, and adjusting lock systems and access control devices. The ideal candidate has at least 1+ years of experience, keeps up to date with new products and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) industry standards, and is familiar with using hand and power tools to perform locksmith work. Want great pay and enjoy doing something different every day? Apply now!  


Ashburn, VA

Locksmith Responsibilities

  • Assist clients with access control and securing their property
  • Create and cut keys using a key-cutting machine
  • Fix and maintain locking devices and security systems
  • Modify lock combinations
  • Use hand and power tools, and special equipment to install, repair, and replace locks, security systems, and access control devices
  • Keep accurate records of keys and work orders

Locksmith Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred; Certificate from locksmith vocational training and apprenticeship preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required
  • Background check required
  • 1+ years of experience required
  • Must have great dexterity
  • Strong communication and troubleshooting skills

Locksmith Compensation

$36,700 (National Average)


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