Watch Repairers:

Repair, clean, and adjust mechanisms of timing instruments, such as watches and clocks. Includes watchmakers, watch technicians, and mechanical timepiece repairers.

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Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 59 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 14
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -26.67 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Engrave designs, text, or other markings onto materials, workpieces, or products
Engrave jewelry and related products by hand
Assemble timing devices such as watches or clocks
Adjust precision instruments or equipment
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured precision products by hand
Fabricate components for precision instruments
Disassemble equipment to inspect for deficiencies
Reassemble equipment after repair
Cut glass or crystal to specifications
Solder metal parts, piping, or components

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Prepare equipment for maintenance
Maintain work tools or equipment
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Calibrate mechanical equipment or instruments to specification
Repair mechanical timing devices
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components


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