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Other denominations

Locksmith; Blacksmith; Metalworker; Locksmithing.

Description

It should be mentioned that the line between the different occupations and specialties that work with iron, steel and other metals used in construction works does not appear to be well-defined. For this reason, the primary name of locksmith was adopted, although some of the jobs referred to on this sheet also tend to be carried out by professionals of other occupations related to this field. Metals, especially iron, then steel and most recently alloys, are materials that are always present in different elements of buildings, from locks and door knockers to various structural elements in laminated profiles, and including enclosures, railings, bars, etc. This sheet includes the basic characteristics of the tasks that are carried out by professionals who perform jobs with metals in works related to construction, restoration or rehabilitation, such as doors, windows, enclosures, locks, keys, padlocks, door bolts, door knockers, hinges, stairs, bars, railings, etc.

Tasks

  • Carry out a previous study of the work area; organise and plan the process and mechanics of the works that must be carried out, both in the workshop and on site.
  • Organise the spaces related to work, manoeuvring, storage, loading and access to the work area.
  • Interpret the plans and sketches of the elements to be worked on.
  • Take measurements of the materials based on the plans or on site.
  • Request, load, unload, check and prepare the necessary materials.
  • Set out the elements to be worked on.
  • Draw up templates.
  • Carry out the machining of the different pieces (cutting, drilling, etc).
  • Join elements together through electric welding.
  • Carry out the forging of plates.
  • Prepare and integrate casting elements.
  • Determine, prepare and integrate the forging elements.
  • Assemble the locks, fences, door bolts, latches, hoops, eyebolts, hinges, etc.
  • Set up or install on-site banisters, bars, staircases, enclosures, etc. through abutments and fasteners.
  • Carry out works of unblocking and opening.
  • Repair elements made of non-iron metals.
  • Maintain and clean noble metals.
  • Conduct the quality tests on the works.
  • Manage purchases.
  • Draw up budgets.
  • Handle elements, tools, machines, auxiliary resources as well as the group and individual protections necessary for carrying out the works.

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