For a well known client operating in the United Arab Emirates, we are currently/urgently looking for a Security Lock and Key Specialist. The client is offering a 12 month contract, with a possibility of extension.

Role description

The Purpose of Security Locksmith is to perform work in the installation, repair, remodel and maintenance of manual and automated locks, locking systems and security devices; computerized access control systems; door openers, closers, and hardware of BNPP Security.


1) General Duties
• Installs, maintains, repairs and adjusts all types of locks and their components for Security buildings, rooms, safes;
• Cuts and issues keys; maintains the Security key schedules and key and core information including combinations;
• Implements, troubleshoots, repairs security systems locks;
• Maintains and repairs automatic door openers, door closing units and control gates;
• Manages the servicing and maintenance of Security’s safes;
• Inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations;
• Inspects related work performed by contractors; estimates cost, time and materials for locksmith projects;
• Participates in the maintenance and operations of a locksmith store
• Participates in the development and maintenance of Lock & Key related procedures and other program related documents
• Maintain inventory of locks, keys and all ancillary equipment and materials so as to sustain the program without interruption

2) Key Management
• Produce and/or modify hardware for locks.
• Make new keys and cores; replace broken or lost keys.
• Design and maintain master key system.
• Design, modify, and implement security policies and procedures.
• Maintain and monitor the various key lock boxes including the initial and continued integration of these in to the PPS system
• Establish the Lock and Key room at Barakah and adequately equip it with all tools and equipment to effectively conduct the program duties

3) Test & Maintenance
• Design, implement and maintain preventative, corrective and predictive maintenance programs for Lock and Key program.
• Cleans, maintains, adjusts, calibrates and services equipment used in the performance of duties.
• Monitors work done by outside contractors for adherence to state and regulatory requirements and reports back to supervisor.
• Maintains appropriate service and repair records as required by FANR Regulation 08.

4) Response
• Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service.
• Be able to promptly and accurately respond to any related incident
• Be able to utilise the Nawah Work Management systems to record all works carries out related to Lock and Keys

5) Program Development
• Establish the lock and key program or enhance the existing one and address any existing regulatory or programmatic gaps
• Properly implement and manage the program and sustain an appropriate level of performance.
• Improve the systems, processes and policies in support of organizations mission — specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning.
• Continual Improvement Program Contribution – Contribute to a continual improvement program to constantly make changes to support processes in order to improve delivery and simplify service related processes.
• Provide inputs into the long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence, risk management and business continuity.
• Cognizant of the above, conduct an annual Self-Assessment to determine program status and drive improvements

6) Training & Knowledge Transfer
• Play an essential role in the awareness of all internal and external parties/stakeholders
• Support young Emirati talent to obtain the required trainings and perform On the Job Training (OJT) and observations to monitor and improve performance
• Transfer the correct knowledge to the Emirati lock and key technician
• Act as the SME in front of the Regulator and support the Security functions prior to, during and after formal regulator inspections.
• Play an essential role in the awareness of all internal and external parties/stakeholders
• Support young Emirati talent to obtain the required trainings and perform On the Job Training (OJT) and observations to monitor and improve performance
• Transfer the correct knowledge to the Emirati lock and key technician
• Act as the SME in front of the Regulator and support the Security functions prior to, during and after formal regulator inspections.

7) HSE & Security
• Follow all relevant company’s HSE policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure HSE compliance in all aspects of work in accordance with sound management practices by applying these HSE policies and procedures to self and others to take reasonable care for the health and safety of people, or the environment, who are at the employee’s place of work who may be affected by the employees acts or omissions at work.
• Follow all relevant Security policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure security compliance in all aspects of work, by applying them on self, others and Corporate assets.

Communication and Working Relationships
Establish necessary communications with Security sub functional departments and staff to ensure that adequate staff exists to support 24/7 coverage for operations & repairs of the communication systems.
Maintain relationships with Internal & External stakeholders.
Key interfaces include: (1) Engineering; (2) Maintenance; (3) Instrumentation & Calibration; and (4) external stakeholders to include CICPA, CPO, FANR and Security Operations.

Essential skills

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a. A candidate who is eligible to work in Europe (or country ABC) and able to speak (language) is preferred.

b. We are currently recruiting applicants that are legally entitled to work in (country ABC).

c. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, we can only consider applicants who are eligible to work in country ABC (citizen/permanent resident/work permit with sufficient length of validity).

Desired skills

Qualifications required:
• Bachelors Degree with 4 years of experience OR
• Diploma or Military or Police Academy graduate with 9 years of experience OR
• High School with 11 years of experience
• Nuclear Experience

Technical Competency:
• Experience with various locking systems includes theory and on-the-job work
• Knowledge of all types locks and locking Technologies
• Commercial experience in Testing, Commissioning, Integrating, Supporting, fault analysis and diagnosis of locks and systems

Behavioral Competency:
• Respect for Safety and Security
• Integrity and Transparency
• Communication Effectiveness
• Results Focus: Working effectively and efficiently
• Teamwork
• Accountability
• Customer Focus

General Competency:
• Fluent in English.
• Competent utilizing Microsoft Office programs
• Attention to detail.
• Communication and interpersonal relationship building skills
• Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking

As the newest addition to the Thomas Thor North America team, Recruitment Consultant Jaleesa is involved in all steps of the recruitment process including talent mapping, sourcing and developing candidate/client relationships, constructing offer packages and coordinating with clients. She also partners with teammates and customers to obtain clear view on strategic or financial objectives and hiring needs to develop and implement a targeted talent acquisition strategy for their needs. Jaleesa demonstrates strong values in teamwork, drive for results, strategic thinking, accountability, and customer service. Her primary focus is to provide talent acquisition services to the commercial nuclear, NNSA and DOE markets. In addition to her primary role Jaleesa has also contributed to the growth of our team through conducting various recruiting trainings and is a member of the project team for our global ATS integration. Prior to starting her current role in August of 2019 Jaleesa was the College Recruiter for FirstEnergy Holding Company for more than 3 years. In this role she fully managed recruitment for the Co-Op/Intern College program for all of FirstEnergy with an average program size of 150 students per year. She was also responsible for program reporting and analytics and partnering with Colleges/Universities within FirstEnergy footprint to attract top and diverse talent. Since obtaining her Bachelor’s in Psychology degree from Case Western Reserve University Jaleesa has become a senior level results driven HR professional with 11 years focused experience in Strategic Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Engagement and Talent Development initiatives. From supporting small-mid size international companies to regional large organizations employing 15,000-33,000 people, Jaleesa gained extensive knowledge in many aspects of the Human Resources field and recently obtain her SHRM Senior Certified Professional certification in July 2019 after also renewing her CDR (Certified Diversity Recruiter) designation. She is comfortable working with all levels of leadership from customer service reps and line supervisors to Sr. VPs and CIOs. Jaleesa truly enjoys being an active change agent for organization initiatives that aim to create a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Jaleesa Hendking