Maintenance Mechanic II, Locksmith

Category:  Maintenance
Job Function:  Maintenance
Department:  Assistant Foreman North #2

Salary Schedule Range



Performs a variety of skilled tasks associated with the trade of locksmith

Essential Duties

  • Utilizes schematics, drawings, layouts, or other specifications to locate and complete various task which include setting key schedules for a facility, working with a master key system such as Best Locks; follows manufacturer’s manuals and specific documentation for prepping doors to receive hardware components, pinning lock cores and/or duplication of keys
  • Replaces and/or installs new equipment to improve operations and security
  • Utilizes hand tools, testing and diagnostic equipment, and simple machine tools such as key cutting machine, grinders, and portable electric tools appropriate to the trade to complete assigned tasks
  • Improvises acceptable fixes, if necessary, to get equipment and fixtures working properly while maintaining safety and security in the facility
  • Works with manufacturers’ representatives to set key schedules per Fulton County Schools’ standards
  • Works with school or facility representative to maintain facilities key box
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Valid Georgia Driver License required
Must be insurable by Fulton County School insurance carriers
Locksmith certification training preferred

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years of experience required, 5 years preferred


  • Working knowledge of materials, methods, tools, and equipment of the locksmith trade and a "Master" key system
  • Skilled in use of hand and power tools related to the trade
  • Skilled in key duplication, picking locks and pinning cores
  • Knowledge of all codes relating to the trade
  • Technical problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to understand and follow directions both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work variable shifts

Working Conditions

  • Regular exposure to weather including heat, cold, dampness, and/or humidity
  • Must be able to work from tall ladders

Physical Demands

  • Typically requires standing, climbing ladders, pushing and/or pulling
  • Requires excellent manual dexterity to handle required tools
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry for short distances
Posting ID:  29069

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