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Company: Oakland Unified School District
Location: Oakland, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



BASIC FUNCTION:  Perform skilled locksmith work installing, maintaining, and repairing locks, locking devices, door handling hardware, and door closing hardware.


REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to reflect the principal job elements accurately.)


E = Essential Functions


Install, maintain, and repair all locks and locking devices; open locks, change tumblers, pinning and coring, 

make keys; change combination on locks and safes.  E


Install, maintain, and repair all door closures, panic hardware, pressure hinges, and all types of door hanging, closing, and locking hardware.  E


Repair all student lockers.  E


Complete work assignments from plans, oral and written instructions, sketches, and drawings.  E


Work with all District employees, architecture and engineering employees, and outside contractors. E


Oversee assigned personnel.  E


Perform related duties as assigned. 



TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years of locksmith experience including installation, maintenance, and repair of locks and doors.




Valid California Locksmith License 


Valid California Driver's License


Employment eligibility will include fingerprints, tuberculosis and/or other employment clearance




Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures governing workscope


Safety and Health Protection on the Job (OSHA Regulations)


Safe working methods and procedures


Technical aspects of field of specialty


Principles, methods, equipment, tools, and materials of skilled locksmith work


All types of key and combination locks, pinning and coring, and all types of door fittings and hardware


All tools, powered and non-powered




Read, interpret, and work from plans, drawings, and specifications


Care for and use all tools of locksmith trade


Interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures governing workscope


Communicate effectively in English orally and in writing 


Understand and follow oral and written instructions


Meet schedules and timelines


Maintain routine records


Complete work independently with minimal supervision


Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships


Observe all legal and District defensive driving practices





Indoor, outdoor, and shop environment; driving a District vehicle to conduct work




Consistent mental alertness and dexterity of fingers and both arms and hands to ensure safety and successful completion of essential functions; standing, walking, or sitting for extended periods of time; lifting and carrying light to moderate-weight objects, occasionally more than 50 pounds; pushing and pulling exerting force to approximately 50 pounds, occasionally 50+ pounds; handling small to large-sized materials, equipment or items; climbing up and down ladders; bending and twisting at waist and neck; crouching; kneeling and bending at the waist; reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally; repetitive use of upper extremities; seeing to read, write, and to complete repairs and projects; hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone.



The Oakland Unified School District does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation.

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