Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

Repair and open locks; make keys; change locks and safe combinations; and install and repair safes.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Persistence * Initiative * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Cut new or duplicate keys, using key cutting machines. * Cut new or duplicate keys, using impressions or code key machines. * Disassemble mechanical or electrical locking devices, and repair or replace worn tumblers, springs, and other parts, using hand tools.


Educational Services, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

Sample Job Titles Certified Master Locksmith (CML), Certified Master Safe Cracker, Certified Master Safecracker (CMS), Forensic Locksmith, Key Maker, Keysmith, Lock Expert, Lock Fitter, Lock Setter, Lock Technician, Lockmaker, Locksmith, Registered Safe Technician (RST), Road Service Locksmith, Safe Expert, Safe Installer, Safe Mechanic, Safe Service Mechanic, Safe Technician, Time Lock Expert, Vault Installer, Vault Mechanic, Vault Service Mechanic, Vault Technician.