As a Locksmith, you will ensure that Airport locking devices are operational, compatible with master and grandmaster systems, and in compliance with regulations.
Serves in the Engineering and Maintenance Department at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).
Performs the full range of general business and airport security locksmith functions at the journey (full performance) level. Ensures airport locking devices are operational; that door locks being installed are compatible with the master and grandmaster systems, and that locking devices and related mechanisms are in compliance with regulations.
Responds to emergency lock, key, or door hardware problems and inspects, repairs, installs, and maintains lock hardware, keying systems, and related mechanisms.
Follows up on lost keys to determine need for replacing core to maintain security.
Prioritizes work orders in keeping with established priorities and determines supplies and inventory of stock required for repairs and projects. Maintains keys, tools, supplies, and equipment in an orderly fashion.
Prepares invoices for locksmith services.
Conducts periodic inspections of doors; troubleshoots door-closing problems; modifies, retrofits, and repairs commercial doors.
Uses locking system software to set up and maintain master lock systems with grandmasters, sub-masters, and operational keys in accordance with regulations and requirements.
Disassembles and repairs all brands of lock hardware and changes locking functions.
Fabricates parts; repairs locks, constructs and replaces interchangeable cores, cuts or punches out new or duplicate keys, and imprints with serial numbers.
Evaluates, redesigns, and fabricates door structure enhancements to include reinforcement panels, gussets, structural support brackets etc.
Uses a large variety of Shop tools to include pneumatic sanders, drills, band saws, welders, and metal fabrication benders to provide finished products.
Ensures that secure hardware is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Installs, modifies, troubleshoots, and maintains low voltage locking systems including electric exit devices, electric strikes, electric mortise locksets, time-delay interface units, electric deadbolts, control switches, step-down power control panels, and power transfer devices.
Works with Airport Contractors on new lock related installations and updates.
Provides thoughtful, appropriate support and effective judgment on physical security hardware installations and modifications.
Supports and maintains Airport Electronic Security Key Systems (Smart Key Access).
Performs other duties as assigned.
Four years of progressively responsible experience in the repair and installation of locks and locking systems.
One of the four years of experience must include maintaining master lock systems with grandmasters, sub-masters, and operational keys.
Full performance (journey) level knowledge of and skill in lock hardware, keying systems, various door systems, and related mechanisms.
Skill in using key-coding manuals and tools to change combinations of safes, open doors without keys, and repair, modify, install, or fabricate locks or parts for locks.
Knowledge of and ability to comply with ADA and fire safety regulations when installing locks and inspecting installation of locks.
Skill in using power tools and equipment to cut wood and metal, and strengthen and support door jams or openings on security doors.
Ability to work safely and knowledge of the safety rules, regulations, and procedures to do so.
Ability to perform basic analyses of data and information.
Ability to speak and write effectively.
Skill in using a computer and computerized work order and time and attendance systems.
Internal Number: R0000903
About Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
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