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Locksmith Washington, District of Columbia $42.00


Location: Washington, District of Columbia |
Salary: $42.00 |
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/2985559/213331

Job Introduction:

Hiring Now!

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Locksmith. The Locksmith is responsible for the installation, repair, remodeling, and maintenance of manual and automated locks, locking systems and security devices, computerized access control systems, door openers, closers, and hardware. The Locksmith will be maintaining an effective inventory with readily available supplies used in fulfilling customer requests in a timely manner.

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

  • Engage in the performance of all phases of locksmith work, including but not limited to the maintenance of mechanical and electronic locks 
  • Install and maintains locking system, including but not limited to mechanical locks, electronic locks, computerized locks, and access systems
  • Aid in the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date electronic records of all locking devices and keys in use on the facility to include pertinent information on personnel to whom keys are issued
  • Maintain electronic locks and the user databases needed to operate the locks and maintain access control, programming, and repair of Card Access Control Systems
  • Diagnose problems that arise from inoperable mechanisms on outside/inside doors, card access controllers, and card swipe pads; investigate communication problems involving computer modems; installs electronic magnets on perimeter doors and maintains the wiring and power supplies that control them
  • Develop and carry out preventive maintenance schedules and applies them to the activities of the locksmith office as directed
  • Create requisitions; maintain responsibility of the equipment, materials, tools, and supplies necessary for proper installation; maintenance and repair of locking mechanisms
  • Submit written recommendations and reports as required and performs other duties as assigned

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 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 three (3) 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 21 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 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 work in extreme temperatures is expected

Major activity:       Working on PC while sitting; telephone use

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:    Limited, to include some standing, bending, 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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