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RR Carpenter/Locksmith-Specialist (1120)

Category:  Building Trades
City:  Philadelphia
Date:  Jun 13, 2022
Req ID:  3236

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.

We are seeking candidates for the position of RR Carpenter/Locksmith-Specialist (1120) in the B&B/Bridges & Buildings.    

SEPTA currently requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination at their pre-employment medical appointment.


As an experienced carpenter/locksmith, constructs, erects, installs, or repairs structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms, building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters, and wood stairways, window and door frames, fencing and hardwood floors using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.  Performs other building trade roles including painting, welding, and assisting with assisting with concrete work.


  1. Performs carpentry work such as lay out and repair of inside and outside building framing and partitions. Installs trim and millwork, doors, windows, counters, cabinetry, etc.
  2. Constructs stations platforms, shoring, heavy timber framing, and concrete forms.
  3. Operates various power wood working tools such as combination, saws, planer, etc.
  4. Works from ladders, scaffolds and other structures.
  5. Installs, repairs, replaces various door sets; installs and sets up key ways, locks for master keys, etc.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have experience as a carpenter in general building or industrial construction and roofing
  • Must have experience as a locksmith or have successfully completed a course in locksmithing (certification or diploma must be provided)
  • Must satisfactorily completed pre-employment and performance tests as required


SEPTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia