Locksmith Supervisor – Kuwait

Locksmith Supervisor


6 days x 12 hr shift (72 hours per week)
CRC (Unpaid time)
1 Year Contract (Possible 1yr Extension beyond initial contract)
Vacation (once you receive your Kuwait Visa 18)
Sick (once you receive your Kuwait Visa 18)
Company Paid housing and transportation


***This position will be physically located in Kuwait in support of LOGCAP.***

Under the supervision of Allied Trades Supervisor and\or Trade Shop Supervisor, the Locksmith Supervisor supervises, installs, repairs, modifies, and opens a variety of locking mechanisms found on doors, desks, compartments, mobile equipment, safes, and vaults. Examines locking mechanism and installs new unit or disassembles unit and replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts, or repairs them by filing, drilling, chiseling, and grinding; opens door locks by moving lock pick in cylinder; or opens safe locks by listening to lock sounds or drilling. Makes new or duplicate keys, using key cutting machine, changes combination by inserting new or repaired tumblers into lock, and establishes keying systems for buildings.



  • This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
  • Provides Maintenance and Repairs on various types of safes, using hand tools, lathes, drill presses and welding with cutting apparatus.
  • Install and repair locks (including mechanical and electronic cipher locks).
  • Ensure all Lock Shop customers are approved by DOL prior to Acceptance of Work-Order requests.
  • Inserts new or repaired tumblers into Locks so that Combinations can be changed.
  • Provides Training to ASG-KU Customers on How to set their own Combinations.
  • Disassembles mechanical or electrical locking devices, repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs and other parts using hand tools.

Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Must provide a copy of the diploma.
    • Education/Certifications: One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
  • Must have a background in locksmith Safe operations.
  • Must be able to obtain a certification for locksmith (certification shall be obtained either through a recognized trade school or from the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA); ALOA within 90 days of hire date
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a host nation Driver’s License, is required.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination: – To be qualified for this position you must comply with USCENTCOM MOD 16 which requires proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the CDC or host country requirements. As of now, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 you must have received either two doses of Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine, two doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine, two doses of Moderna Vaccine, or one dose of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, and two weeks must have elapsed after the final dose was administered.  This definition may change in accordance with CDC guidelines.  Compliance with this government requirement is an essential function of the position and is a condition of employment.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a locksmith.


  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of lock picking devices, code cutting devices, hand/power tools and key machines.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities when it comes to making on the spot decisions for security and safety concerns related to the work ordered equipment.
  • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follows safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be capable of working in an extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, duty, desert environment with average temperatures of 30 degrees in the winter and 130 degrees in the summer months).
  • Includes some industrial production environment conditions as well.

Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Work may require heavy lifting, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents.
  • Employee use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required for some situations. PPE includes, but is not limited to, head, foot, torso, respiratory, vision, and hearing protective devices.
  • Must comply with all Fire and Safety Regulations and post policies.


  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.