Alarm Mechanism Adjuster

Adjust alarm mechanisms and lubricate moving parts of clock assemblies.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Alarm Mechanism Adjusters do?

Adjusts alarm mechanism and lubricates moving parts of electric alarm clock assemblies, using handtools: Clamps lead wires of clock motors to current outlet. Bends alarm striker, turns alarm indicators to specified setting, and pulls and turns set shafts to adjust and set alarm, using tweezers, pliers, and knife. Observes mechanism in operation to verify freedom of moving parts. Lubricates moving parts, using brush and lubricant. Places acceptable assemblies on conveyor for further processing and places defective assemblies in tray for repair. Tallies number of mechanisms adjusted, using counter, and records production.

Should I be an Alarm Mechanism Adjuster?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Adjuster, Alarm Mechanism

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    Alarm Mechanism Adjuster

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