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Penn National Gaming Facilities Locksmith - Full Time in St. Louis, Missouri


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino St. Louis we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Insuring operation of existing lock systems by the means of preventative maintenance, keeping stock of parts and tools for locks, records of key pinning profiles, and distribution of keys.

  • Work independently on projects including replacement of high wear items and parts as well as new installations.

  • Ability to install both mechanical and electronic means of locks and access

  • Ability to work with vendors and other departments when necessary while keeping strict attention to detail and understand the importance of property security.

  • Operate specialty equipment like duplication machines and code cutting machines.

  • Making access codes, master pinning combinations, and cross reference them to make sure they do not cross operate another lock or door. All created combinations must be documented.

  • The ability to use a pick set and other locksmith specific tools to free locks with no keys

  • Be able to create and setup low voltage circuits for automated locking, remote locking, and card or RFID access systems. This includes working knowledge of relays, power transformers, and solenoids and how to make them work together.

  • The ability to install, program, and create reports on the Kaba Saflok, Oracode, and Ilco access systems.

  • Knowledge to trade specific means of key creations like the smoke method and key blank hand filing.

  • Be able to use a caliper to make sure pins are set to correct depth in their cylinders and housings.

  • Performs routine maintenance of locks and locksets and create area of work schedules based on amount of usage and priority of the area to be kept secure.

  • Be able to assist on other calls and attend to emergency situations when the need arises.

  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment following all safety protocol.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • High School diploma or equivalent and/

  • Six months related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Word)

  • Must be able to read and write in English and have good verbal communicating skills.

  • Basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, fractions, decimals, percentages etc.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the state in which you reside. In addition to the pre-employment background check, this position will be subject to periodic checks of your driving record in order to determine your continued suitability to drive company and/or patron vehicles.

  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs., and the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2019-67221

Casino Property Hollywood Casino St. Louis

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Facilities