Dawson Safe and Lock Services
  • Service
  • Spring, TX, USA
  • $10-13/hour DOE plus monthly bonuses!
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

100% paid health insurance available (medical, dental, vision), Paid vacation and sick time, life insurance, company vehicle, phone and uniform.

Security System Technician Apprentice


Position Summary:

The Security System Technician Apprentice is responsible for learning basic locksmith tasks including the installation, repair and maintenance of all major types of locks and cutting keys both in shop and in the field. The position is further responsible for learning basic electronics including cabling and installing connectors and hardware associated with camera/alarm installation.

Pay: $10-13/hour DOE plus monthly bonuses!

Benefits: 100% paid health insurance available (medical, dental, vision), Paid vacation and sick time, life insurance, company vehicle, phone and uniform.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday;  8am - 5:00pm. Some evenings and weekends required.

Job Duties:

  •        Rekey/repair standard residential and commercial cylinders (all brands and types).
  •        Carry out minor residential lock repairs.
  •        Cut keys and make duplicates including code keys.
  •        Log keys that are issued and deleted (key tracking).
  •        Manually operate a key coding machine.
  •        Pick open lock cylinders to open locks without keys.
  •        Perform car openings.
  •        Assist with restocking and pricing in shop and restocking and procurement of materials and tools for truck inventory.
  •        With support carry out bench work by prioritizing jobs, completing work in designated time frames, completing appropriate paperwork and prompting customers to collect.
  •        Assist in safe installations and safe moves and change combos on common safes.
  •        Assist L1/L2 security professionals in the field to carry out locksmith work according to work orders.
  •        Assist E1/E2 security professionals in system planning, installation and troubleshooting    camera/alarm systems in the field.
  •        Field phone calls, answer customer inquiries and connecting the customer to the appropriate person in a timely and efficient manner.
  •        Manage sales through the cash register and credit card machine.

Required Qualifications:

  •        High School graduate or GED.
  •        Ability to pass a drug screen and background check
  •        Insurable driving record
  •        Effective, polite and accurate communication both verbal and written with customers, work colleagues, vendors and the public.
  •        Work under supervision.
  •        Listen and follow instructions.
  •        Experience in Mobotix preferred
  •        Recognize your own limitations and seek support accordingly.
  •        Make skillful, controlled manipulations of small objects to assemble locking devices.
  •        Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time to service security objects.
  •        Operate power driven machinery and equipment such as hand drills and key machines.
  •        Work in a variety of weather conditions when required to work outside.
  •        Remain in a standing or sitting position for an extended period of time.
  •        Knowledge and proficient use of hand and power tools.
  •        Flexible and able to adapt to changes in the schedule.
  •        Motivated towards personal development.
  •        Punctual and reliable.
  •        Honest and trustworthy.
  •        Work as part of a team.
  •        Manage time efficiently.
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