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Chenega Corporation Locksmith III in Huntsville, Alabama


Chenega Integrated Security Solutions, LLC

Company Job Title: Locksmith III

Chenega Job Title: Manager III, Security

Clearance: Top Secret

Location: Huntsville, AL

Reports To: Project Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time

Prepared Date: 06-10-2020

Approved Date: 06-10-2020


  • The Locksmith is primarily responsible for managing locks and keys, installing and repairing locks and locking devices, as well as servicing, installing, and repairing secure GSA containers, vaults, and cabinets.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify keys by manufacturer, design and type.

  • Inspect, repair and install all types and functions of locks to include doors, decks, lockers, cabinets, hinges, sliding doors, padlocks, electric panel locks, safety locks, tubular locks, cylindrical locks, and mechanical and electrotechnical combination locks.

  • Rekey pin tumbler locks.

  • Hand file keys to known depth and space.

  • Use and calibrate key duplicating and code key machines.

  • Make new keys from duplications, impressions, and key codes from a variety of key blanks.

  • Employ several lock by-pass techniques to include picking, impressioning, and bumping; skill in improvising and applying neutralization techniques that do not damage the locking devices and security containers or doors during lockout situations.

  • Create master key systems and implement.

  • Install and service:

  • High security lock and combination lock systems

  • Pin tumbler locking systems

  • Cam locks for file cabinets, desks, lockers and cabinets

  • Interchangeable cores (e.g., Best, Arrow)

  • High security locks (e.g., Medeco, ASSA)

  • High security combination locks (e.g., Kaba Mas, Sargent and Greenleaf Group 1 and Group 2 locks)

  • Panic bars and fire exit devices

  • Service, install, and repair secure GSA containers, vaults, and cabinets (e.g.

  • Kaba Mas, Lockmaster, and Sargent & Greenleaf products).

  • Modify and rework locking devices to accomplish special security objectives designed to work in conjunction with other components and equipment to form a complete security or surveillance system.

  • Prepare doors and locks for installation.

  • Plan and lay out work from blueprints, sketches, specifications, and work orders.

  • Schedule and plan in conjunction with large / complex projects.

  • Use safety and security practices and procedures following established rules and regulations; maintain a safe, clean, and secure work environment.

  • Use and maintain tools; maintain bench stock levels of parts, materials, tools, and equipment at prescribed levels.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Must be twenty-one years or older

  • Top Secret security clearance

  • Thorough knowledge of locksmith (safe, locks, keys, master keying systems, doors and associated hardware) and in evaluating and correcting any mechanical problem associated with security containers authorized for storage

  • Three (3) – five (5) years of experience working in a security function directly related to the discipline required;

  • a bachelor’s degree in any field of study is preferred. Technical training or expertise may be required for certain disciplines.

  • Must understand Federal Government and industry lock terminology.

  • Be a certified installer of GSA-approved locks

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in operating a personal computer and standard office equipment

  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal forms.

  • Knowledgeable with GSA Lock Programs

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Alabama-Huntsville

Organization: Chenega Integrated Security Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Security
Security Requirements: Top Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Jessica Radman
Req ID: 2000001529