Locksmiths & Safe Repairers
Also called: Locksmith, Lock Technician, Certified Master Locksmith (CML), Service Technician
What they do:Repair and open locks; make keys; change locks and safe combinations; and install and repair safes.
On the job, you would:
- Cut new or duplicate keys, using keycutting 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.
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
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