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"Watch Repairer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Repair, clean, and adjust mechanisms of timing instruments, such as watches and clocks.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Watch Repairer"

1) Repair or replace broken, damaged, or worn parts on timepieces, using lathes, drill presses, and hand tools.

2) Test and replace batteries and other electronic components.

 

3) Test timepiece accuracy and performance, using meters and other electronic instruments.

4) Demagnetize mechanisms, using demagnetizing machines.

5) Estimate repair costs and timepiece values.

 

6) Fabricate parts for watches and clocks, using small lathes and other machines.

7) Record quantities and types of timepieces repaired, serial and model numbers of items, work performed, and charges for repairs.

8) Adjust timing regulators, using truing calipers, watch-rate recorders, and tweezers.

9) Clean, rinse, and dry timepiece parts, using solutions and ultrasonic or mechanical watch-cleaning machines.

10) Disassemble timepieces and inspect them for defective, worn, misaligned, or rusty parts, using loupes.

11) Gather information from customers about a timepiece's problems and its service history.

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12) Oil moving parts of timepieces.

13) Perform regular adjustment and maintenance on timepieces, watch cases, and watch bands.

14) Reassemble timepieces, replacing glass faces and batteries, before returning them to customers.

Job Description for "Watch Repairer" continued here...

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


"Watch Repairer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  49-9064.00


 

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