BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(5311-1002) LOCKMAKER (MES)
January 15, 2013
Makes or adapts, by use of specialized equipment, component lock parts
and assembles and repairs complicated postal locks.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position.
Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each
KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified
positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily.
Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of
experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal.
Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of
each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
B-1. Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
B-3. Ability to assemble, disassemble, and reassemble locks.
B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
B-7. Ability to diagnose problems of repairable locks and render them
B-9. Safety in performance of duties common to the position.
B-20. Ability to use measuring instruments such as templates and gauges.
B-21. Ability to inspect finished product to insure locks are in perfect
B-31. Ability to operate metalworking machines such as turret lathes,
profiles, milling machines, drill presses, key cutting machines, and
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of