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Lead Locksmith Washington, District of Columbia $43.00

Lead Locksmith

Location: Washington, District of Columbia |
Salary: $43.00 |
Posted: 25 Jun 2021 |
Closes: 10 Aug 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/2985559/213330

Job Introduction:

Hiring Now!

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Lead Locksmith.  The Lead Locksmith is responsible for the overseeing installation, repair, remodeling, and maintenance of manual and automated locks, locking systems and security devices, computerized access control systems, door openers, closers, and hardware. 

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.


Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Serving as the single focal point accountable for all services and activities and the quality of personnel and deliverables; be responsible for briefing the Oversight Manager (OM) or Technical Monitor (TM) on a wide range of services, activities, and deliverables
  • Assuring all personnel have the necessary qualifications (technical, maintenance, and training); select and place, manage career development of direct reports
  • Managing and de-conflict multiple ongoing baseline support and technical task; responsible for managing and controlling overall Contractor program costs
  • Interfacing with industry, vendors, and Office of the General Counsel (OGC) on applicable systems installed, administered, and maintained under FDIC; identify system dependencies on FDIC and non-FDIC systems; document concerns and findings and present to the FDIC; communicate to the FDIC emerging trends and technologies in the lock and key security industry
  • Installing new locksets and pin cylinders to master and appropriate levels of subsystems change keys; re-pin existing locks to master and appropriate levels of subsystems and change keys; repair safety feature hardware, locks, and furniture locking mechanisms; re-program safe combinations for lost/forgotten combinations; open safes for lost/forgotten combinations; pick locks; remove and replace locks as needed
  • Developing and carries out preventive maintenance schedules and applies them to the activities of the locksmith office as directed
  • Performing electronic lock programming and audit trail report retrieval on all electronic audit trail locks; code cut from Insta-Code software programs and fits keys to locks with no lock codes; install, repair, modify, and open a variety of locking mechanisms found on doors, desks, compartments, mobile equipment, safes, and vaults;
  • Examining locking mechanisms and install new units or disassemble units and replace worn tumblers, springs, and other parts, or repair them by filing, drilling, chiseling, and grinding; 
  • Opening door locks by moving lock-pick in the cylinder or open safe locks by listening to lock sounds or by drilling; these include, but are not limited to: T-3 Locking mechanisms, T-1 Locking mechanisms, E-Plex Locking mechanisms, Primus Proprietary System (550 and F Street), High Security Locks (X-07 Safes, X-08 and X-09), Audicon (OIG Grand Jury Room and Weapons Cabinet for Security)
  • Making new or duplicate keys using key-cutting machines; change combination by inserting new or repaired tumblers into lock; maintaining an inventory of all lock and key related hardware or software

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a General Service Administration (GSA) certified locksmith
  • Must possess certification in each of the following:
    • OSHA 10
    • Basic Locksmithing Certification
    • GSA Lock, Vault and Container Inspector
    • GAS Lock, Vault and Container Technician
    • Kaba Ilco Mechanical Safe Lock Servicing Group 2 locks
    • Electronic Safe Lock Servicing by Sargent & Greenleaf
    • Electronic Safe Lock Servicing by La Gard
    • Lockmaster’s Safe Lock Servicing
    • Globaloks Factory Training
    • Installation & Operation of the X-09lock by Kaba
    • Mechanical Lock Course of Instruction, Sargent & Greenleaf (Mechanical Group 1, 1R and Group 2 Lock Certification)
    • La Gard ( Mechanical Lock Course of Instruction Group 1 & 1R Certification Program)
    • Hamilton Products Group, Hamilton General Services Administration (GSA) Containers
    • Certified Lockmasters LKM7000 Technician
    • Kaba Certificate of Achievement , E-PLEX 5000 Series Locks
    • Securitron Factory Training Program (Mag Locks)

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess at least ten (10) years of experience in providing locksmith services

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and/or Google Applications
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must be able to communicate both written and orally (read, write, and comprehend) technical documents, memorandums, reports, presentation applications (e.g., PowerPoint), and develop and present ideas and solutions to physical security challenges in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Must be able to meet and work effectively with a variety of stakeholders at various levels to develop cooperation and understanding necessary to support lock and key management program objectives
  • Must have proficient knowledge of each of the following:
    • UNICAN mechanical and E-Plex locks
    • Swipe electronic locks, (i.e., T3000 Series)
    • Mechanical and electronic Group 1 and 1R General Services Administration (GSA) container locks
    • Sergeant, Yale, Schlage & Primus, Crobin-Ruswin, and
    • Corbin Russin - Mortise and Cylindrical locks
    • Sargent – Mortise (also electrified) and Cylindrical
    • Schlage Primus - Cylindrical locks with removable cores
    • Alarm Lock Trilogy series (2700; 2800; 3000; 3075) audit trail locks
    • Kaba E-Plex (5000) series audit trail locks
    • Sargent and Greenleaf (8400 & 8500) series safe/container locks
    • AMSEC ELS 10 series safe locks
    • LaGard LG series safe locks
    • Mas Hamilton X-07; XO8
    • Kaba Mas XO-9
    • Kaba IIco mechanical cipher locks (L-1000 & 5000 series locks)
    • Kaba IIco (Solitaire 700 series magnetic stripe cardkey locks)
    • Pad locks, file cabinet locks, Adams Rite locks
    • Systems furniture
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must submit to an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment: Office; minimal to no exposure to extreme temperatures is expected

Major activity: Working on PC while sitting, walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Limited, to include some standing, bending, light lifting, and limited stretching and reaching.

About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

G4S will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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