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Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Mount Sinai Medical Center (Manhattan)
Department: 533 - Security
Requisition Number: 13-1561862
Locksmiths respond to work orders relating to the installation, maintenance and repair of locks and locking devices. Specifically they install, repair and open locks, make keys and change locks and safe combinations. They may supervise and be responsible for the work of assigned personnel such as:
Key cutting and duplication
Selects the correct blank for making a duplicate or original key and cut key.
Makes keys by code.
Adjusts key machines to make accurate depths and spacing of keys
Generates keys by impression
Creates original keys by hand using file
Repair and maintenance of existing locks and related hardware.
Identifies problems with locks including electronic locking mechanisms
Repairs damaged lock hardware
Lubricates cylinders and locks as needed.
Replaces missing or damaged lock hardware creating a part if necessary
Changes safe combinations by hand or by key change
Adjusts hardware so the doors close and lock properly.
Installs locks and related hardware of all types.
Installs locks and related hardware on doors, making the necessary cutouts to accommodate all types of locking mechanisms.
Selects locks and related hardware based upon the type of usage, location and codes/regulations.
Uses temporary cylinders to provide access to restricted areas to contractors or to others who needed
temporary to limited access to facilities.
Uses picking tools to open doors, file cabinets and desk drawers.
Distributes keys and access cards to appropriate personnel.
Bypasses malfunctioning locks to provide access.
Record Keeping and Ordering
Maintains log of keys/access cards distributed to designated personnel.
Maintains data records of which cylinders were installed for each door.
Orders hardware based upon organizational need.
Master Key System Management
Re-Keys rooms and areas within existing master key systems.
Creates master key systems manually by using progression charts.
Utilizes and expands an existing key
Carries a valid New York City locksmith license as required by Administrative Code, N.Y.C.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.