Sign-In | Cart The Career Test Store

"Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrator"
Job Description - Part 1

Basic Job Description:

Perform precision assembling or adjusting, within narrow tolerances, of timing devices, such as watches, clocks, or chronometers.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrator"

1) Adjust sizes or positioning of timepiece parts to achieve specified fit or function, using calipers, fixtures, and loupes.

2) Assemble and install components of timepieces to complete mechanisms, using watchmakers' tools and loupes.

3) Bend parts, such as hairsprings, pallets, barrel covers, and bridges, to correct deficiencies in truing or endshake, using tweezers.

4) Clean and lubricate timepiece parts and assemblies, using solvents, buff sticks, and oil.

5) Disassemble timepieces such as watches, clocks, and chronometers so that repairs can be made.

6) Examine components of timepieces such as watches, clocks, or chronometers for defects, using loupes or microscopes.

7) Mount hairsprings and balance wheel assemblies between jaws of truing calipers.

8) Observe operation of timepiece parts and subassemblies to determine accuracy of movement, and to diagnose causes of defects.

9) Replace specified parts to repair malfunctioning timepieces, using watchmakers' tools, loupes, and holding fixtures.

10) Review blueprints, sketches, or work orders to gather information about tasks to be completed.

11) Test operation and fit of timepiece parts and subassemblies, using electronic testing equipment, tweezers, watchmakers' tools, and loupes.


Is being a "Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrator" your very best career choice?

Our Career Interest Test will show you which careers match your interests.

Our Free Personality Test will show you which careers match your personality and why.


12) Bend inner coils of springs away from or toward collets, using tweezers, in order to locate centers of collets in centers of springs, and to correct errors resulting from faulty colleting of coils.

13) Change timing weights on balance wheels to correct deficient timing.

14) Estimate spaces between collets and first inner coils in order to determine if spaces are within acceptable limits.

15) Examine and adjust hairspring assemblies to ensure horizontal and circular alignment of hairsprings, using calipers, loupes, and watchmakers' tools.

16) Tighten or replace loose jewels, using watchmakers' tools.

17) Turn wheels of calipers and examine springs, using loupes, to determine if center coils appear as perfect circles.

Job Description for "Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

Click here for "Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrator" Jobs

See the Future Outlook and Educational Requirements for "Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrator"

 




Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-2093.00