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"Stringed Instrument Repairer and Tuner"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Repair, adjust, refinish, and tune musical stringed instruments.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Stringed Instrument Repairer and Tuner"

1) Strings instrument and adjusts truss and bridge of instrument to obtain specified string tension and height.

2) Repairs broken parts, using glue, clamp, and handpress.

 

3) Disassembles instrument or bow, using hand tools.

4) Removes cracked, worn, or broken parts of instrument, using heated knife and hand tools.

5) Assembles instruments according to specifications, using hand tools.

 

6) Tests tubes and pickups in electronic amplifier units, and solders parts and connections.

7) Plays instrument to determine pitch.

8) Carves wood replacement parts, such as wedges or plugs, according to the shape and dimensions of the instrument or bow.

9) Inspects musical instruments, such as cellos, violins, guitars, and mandolins, to determine defects.

10) Reassembles instrument or bow with new or repaired part, using glue, hairs, yarn, resin, and clamps.

11) Refinishes instruments to protect and decorate them, using hand tools, buffing tools, and varnish.

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Job Description for "Stringed Instrument Repairer and Tuner" continued here...

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


"Stringed Instrument Repairer and Tuner"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-A-C        SOC:  49-9063.02


 

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